Hezbollah classified as Terrorist Organization by Germany
On April 30, 2020, Germany classified the organization Hezbollah as a terrorist organization in its soil. According to an early morning operation conducted by the German police, more than 1,000 people in Germany belong to the Hezbollah extremist wing.
The Hezbollah is a Shia Islamist political party that is based in Lebanon. The organization was founded by the Iranian effort in 1980s to aggregate Lebanese Shia groups. In the on-going Iran-Israel conflicts, Hezbollah acts as a proxy for Iran.
In 1982, Israel invaded Lebanon and occupied a strip of south Lebanon. Hezbollah was then founded by the Muslim clerics in the region and was funded by Iran to harass Israeli occupation.
Iran-Israel proxy war
The conflict between Iran and Israel is a political struggle of Iran to dissolve the Jewish state, Israel. It emerged from Iran’s hostility towards Israel during Iranian Revolution in 1979. It then increased with Iranian support to Hezbollah during South Lebanon conflict.
In 1985, Hezbollah created a manifesto that listed to expel the French, Americans and all their allies putting an end to the colonial rule.
The United Nations Security Council operating for world peace, had disbanded and disarmed all the Lebanese militia. However, the organization has not yet made a decision over the Hezbollah group.
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
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