Hizbollah

Sadiq Khan urges police clampdown on Hizbollah flags

By Charlotte Oliver, July 20, 2016

Sadiq Khan has encouraged police to “thoroughly investigate” the displaying of Hizbollah flags at a London rally earlier this month.

Speaking at City Hall today, the Mayor of London was asked by London Assembly member Kemi Badenoch why Hizbollah flags were not taken down at the al-Quds Day rally in central London on July 3.

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Concerns over Hizbollah flags being displayed in the UK to be referred to Home Secretary

By Josh Jackman, July 7, 2016

The Home Secretary is to be made aware of concerns surrounding the display of Hizbollah flags at anti-Israel marches in the UK.

Chris Grayling, Leader of the House of Commons, told MPs that Theresa May would be informed.

His comment came after Hizbollah flags were displayed by protesters at last Sunday’s anti-Israel Al-Quds Day march in central London.

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Hizbollah flags fly in London

By Josh Jackman, July 7, 2016

Hizbollah flags were on display in London last Sunday as around 600 protesters gathered for the annual anti-Israel Al-Quds Day march.

Police did not act to prevent the protesters displaying the colours of the organisation - whose military wing is defined as a terrorist group by the UK government - and made no arrests.

Approximately 500 pro-Israel activists mounted a counter-demonstration, wi

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Anti-Israel protesters fly Hizbollah flag at Al-Quds Day march in London

By Josh Jackman, July 3, 2016

Hizbollah flags flew in London today as around 600 anti-Israel protesters gathered for the annual Al-Quds Day march.

Police did not act to prevent the protesters displaying the colours of the organisation, whose military wing is defined as a terrorist group by the UK government.

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Death of top Hizbollah man sign that no-one is in control in Syria

By Anshel Pfeffer, May 16, 2016

Senior commanders have been killed on all sides of the Syrian war over the past five years. Generals in the Syrian army and Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps. Rebel chieftains, emirs of Daesh and veteran Hizbollah field operatives.

It is a dirty war, often fought at close quarters, and shifting loyalties create the conditions for treachery.

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Zionist group wants UK government to label Hizbollah a terrorist organisation

By Josh Jackman, April 19, 2016

A campaign has been launched calling on the British government to classify Hizbollah as a terrorist organisation.

The Lebanese group’s military wing currently falls under this categorisation, but the Israel-Britain Alliance (IBA) - a creation of the Zionist Federation group - wants it to be extended to the whole of Hizbollah.

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Gulf states label Hizbollah a terrorist organisation

By Anshel Pfeffer, March 3, 2016

The confrontation between Saudi Arabia and Iran took a turn for the worse this week when the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a six-member group of Sunni states on the Persian Gulf, announced that it was labelling Lebanese paramilitary group Hizbollah a terrorist organisation.

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With Daesh's warning, Israel senses that the relative calm may be ebbing

By Anshel Pfeffer, December 28, 2015

For the first time, Daesh is threatening to launch attacks on Israel.

In a rare speech published last weekend, the Islamic State’s “Caliph”, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, is purported to have said: “The Jews thought we forgot about Palestine and they deflected our attention from it. Not at all. With Allah’s help we will not forget it.

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Hizbollah boosted as focus shifts to Daesh

By Anshel Pfeffer, November 26, 2015

The elevation of Daesh in the wake of the Paris attacks to Global Enemy Number One has mixed implications for Israel.

It means that the ongoing wave of Palestinian attacks will be starved of international attention. Whether this will dampen down the flames or fuel Palestinian desperation remains to be seen.

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Why Jeremy Corbyn’s radical 'friend' Abou Jahjah blamed the JC for being banned from Britain

By Marcus Dysch, August 19, 2015

An extremist who claims he is a friend of Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn once blamed the JC for being banned from Britain.

Dyab Abou Jahjah, a former Hizbollah fighter and leader of a radical Muslim group, had addressed two meetings in London in March 2009 – one while sitting alongside Mr Corbyn in Parliament.

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