Apr 18, 2018 · Upcoming Vote Could Strengthen Hezbollah’s Hold over Lebanon. Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed terrorist group, ended a deadlock that allowed the election of pro-Hezbollah president Michel Aoun in October 2016. This enabled the formation of government which passed the new election law. The new law changes the method of voting,
May 07, 2018 · Lebanon election: Hezbollah leader declares ‘victory’. Formed as a resistance movement during the Israeli occupation of Lebanon in the early 1980s, Hezbollah is today a political, military and social organisation that wields considerable power in the country. It is designated a terrorist group by Western states and Israel,
Apr 18, 2018 · Hezbollah rising as election fever hits Lebanon, nine years since last vote New electoral system has shaken up the political scene for Israel’s northern neighbor, but observers fear changes
B. Voting for Hezbollah Would Provide it With One or More Individuals. Hezbollah’s parliamentary candidates are selected by the Shura Council – the group’s supreme body which is headed by Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah, and which also controls the group’s Jihad Council and military activities – rather than through independent
Mar 24, 2018 · Hariri: Beirut vote faceoff with Hezbollah. Called “the Future is for Beirut,” the 11-member list includes, among others, Hariri, former Prime Minister Tammam Salam and Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk. you’ve reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes.
Mar 15, 2019 · This latest exchange has brought Israel closer to another war with Hamas than ever. But as you will see below, Israel is also on the brink of war with Hezbollah, Syria and Iran. And on top of everything else, the most pivotal election in Israel in many years is on April 9th.
JNS.org – UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has given the go-ahead to party members to avoid voting in favor of the United Kingdom’s official designation of Hezbollah as a terrorist group.
Jun 13, 2005 · Hezbollah Sweeps Southern Lebanon Elections. Hezbollah’s commander in southern Lebanon said he hoped its success would send “a clear message to the Americans that they embrace the resistance weapons” ( Associated Press, June 6 ). The election is seen by many more as a referendum in support of Hezbollah’s refusal to disarm.
(February 26, 2019 / JNS) U.K. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has given the go-ahead to party members to avoid voting in favor of the United Kingdom’s official designation of Hezbollah as a terrorist group. Corbyn has called members of Hezbollah his “friends.”
Elected members. In 1996, the organization won 10 seats, and in 2000 they took 8. In the Lebanese general election of 2005, it won 14 seats nationwide (of 128 total), and an Amal – Hezbollah alliance won all 23 seats in Southern Lebanon. The bloc it forms with others, the Resistance and Development Bloc, took 27.3% of the seats.
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British government under pressure to impose total ban on Hezbollah. In the House of Commons, Labour chair of the friends of Israel Joan Ryan moved a motion on Thursday that called for Hezbollah to be designated a terrorist organisation and for Britain to impose a complete ban to bring it into line with Canada, the US,
Executive Summary: In October 2016, the Lebanese government elected Hezbollah political ally Michel Aoun as president. In May 2018, Hezbollah and its political allies won 70 of Lebanon’s 128 parliamentary seats in the country’s first parliamentary elections since 2009.
2 days ago · In this photo from September 17, 2012, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, center, escorted by his bodyguards, waves to a crowd of tens of thousands of supporters during a rally in Beirut, Lebanon.