Skip to Main Content



Alternate Terms and Spellings

  • Hezbollah, Hizbollah, Hezballah
  • Hizballah, Hisbollah, Hizb’allah
  • Hizbu'llah, Hizb Allah
  • Revolutionary Justice Organization
  • Party of God
  • Organization of the Oppressed
  • Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine
  • Guerrilla wing: Islamic Resistance
  • Military branch: Al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya (The Islamic Resistance)

Government and Military Papers

Basic Information

  • Area: Lebanon's Shiite-dominated areas, including parts of Beirut, southern Lebanon, and the Bekaa Valley, Europe, Africa, South America, and North America.
  • Founding: 1982
  • Group Type: Militant Islamist, Radical Shia Islam
  • Leaders: Sheikh Sobi Toufeili, Sheikh Abbas Mussawi, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, Sheikh Hisham Safieddine



Terrorism - Gov + Mil Sites

Terrorism - Public News + Media Sites

Public Open Source Databases