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Hezbollah Beirut, Lebanon
HezbollahBeirut, LebanonPatrixia LansanganBen SchulmanPam Delos Reyes
What is Terrorism?A systematic use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce especially for political purposes.Involve violent acts or acts dangerous to human life that intimidate or coerce a civilian population; to influence the policy of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping. (fbi.gov)
typical methods/acts of terrorismBombs/Suicide BombersKidnappingHijacks
Initially created on 1975 to 1990. Officially established and grew from 1985 to recent. They are mostly consist of Shiite Muslim political party and militant group.Current leaderHassan Nasrallah
LocationSouthern Lebanon (Bekaa Valley, Beirut)Approximate population of 65,000 fighters, according to Iranian News Agency.
HezbollahBeirut, lebanonWhats its purpose?To establish an Islamic government across the Arab world that will liberate Jerusalem and the entire area of the present day State of Israel; from the translation of Hezbollah as Party of God
Types of weapons used33,000 rocket missilesKatyushaBombsGuns
HezbollahTerror attack in the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 29 killed, 242 injured. March 17, 1992Terror attack in the Jewish Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 85 civilians killed. July 18, 1994During The second Lebanon War, Hezbollah fired more than 4,000 rockets directly at Israeli civilian centers and communities. 44 civilians killed. July 12- Aug. 16, 2006Terror attack on a tourist bus in Burgas, Bulgaria. 6 civilians killed. July 18, 2012
World Responses/PredictionsHezbollah Threatens Israel Over Syria StrikesMore rockets against anti Islamic Government and resistant countries.
CitationsCAMERA, . n. page. . . N.p.. Web. 6 Feb 2014. . Levy , Michael . "Hezbollah." Britannica.com. Britannica.com, 04 Aug 2013. Web. 6 Feb 2014. .