Hezbollah

Two rare statements about Iran-Hezbollah relations:

Ali Akbar Velayati, advisor to the Supreme Leader Khamenei, admits Iran fully supports Hezbollah. Sheikh Naim Qassem, Hezbollah’s deputy secretary general, says Hezbollah derives legitimacy for its activities from Khamenei.
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Explosion in Hezbollah weapons depot in the village of Khirbet Silim exposes the existence of an active Hezbollah military infrastructure south of the Litani river.

UNIFIL and the Lebanese army are shown helpless and unable to prevent Hezbollah’s military buildup, a gross and flagrant violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1701.
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Initial Arab-Muslim responses to President Obama’s speech in Cairo from Iran and Hezbollah, Syria, the Palestinian arena and the global jihad

American President Barack Obama’s speech in Cairo was intended as a historic moment to redefine the status, image and mutual relations between the United States and the Arab-Muslim world.
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Iran and Syria as state sponsors of terrorism in the annual report on terrorism issued by the US Department of State

The US Department of State’s annual report on terrorism, published in April 2009, dedicates a separate chapter to state sponsors of terrorism.
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Egypt exposes a Hezbollah network on its soil

Egypt exposes a Hezbollah network on its soil, claiming it not only smuggled weapons into the Gaza Strip and but also planned to carry out terrorist attacks and subversion activities. Hassan Nasrallah admitted a detained Hezbollah operative was involved in smuggling but denied other accusations.
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Iran increases its political and economic presence in Latin America, defying the United States and attempting to undermine American hegemony.

It also foments radical Shi’ite Islamization and exports Iran’s revolutionary ideology, using Hezbollah to establish intelligence, terrorism and crime networks, liable to be exploited against the United States and Israel.
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