Hizbullah

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hizbullah a Shiite terrorist organization with strong ties to Iran; seeks to create an Iranian fundamentalist Islamic state in Lebanon; car bombs are the signature weapon
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Usage


In news:

Faced with a new threat from Sunni militants, UN peacekeepers turn to Hizbullah for protection.
Hizbullah 's attacks stem from Israeli incursions into Lebanon.
As pundits and policymakers scramble to explain events in Lebanon, their conclusions are virtually unanimous: Hizbullah created this crisis.
Hizbullah support tops 80 percent among Lebanese factions.
The ferocity of Israel's onslaught in southern Lebanon and Hizbullah 's stubborn battles against Israeli ground forces may be working in the militant group's favor.
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