Hezbollah is a Shia Islamist militant group and a political party founded in 1985. Its headquarters are located in Beirut, Lebanon. The current Secretary General is Hassan Nasrallah. Many countries consider Hezbollah to be a terrorist organization.
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has threatened to attack Israel’s offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling operations in yet another escalation in the two countries’ increasingly hostile war of words.
Lebanon is a pressure cooker which could blow at any moment, but don’t worry about confused US policy. Israel’s threats to invade are not irking the Lebanese, but many wish Hezbollah would end a local Shiite-Christian spat.
A US counter-terrorism expert has accused Lebanese group Hezbollah for “engaging in criminal conduct” in the UK. Dr Matthew Levitt has said that London “has a Hezbollah problem” and the group's partial ban was not working.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah says Saudi Arabia has declared war on Lebanon, adding that the “detention” and “house arrest” of Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri an “unprecedented Saudi intervention” in Lebanon’s internal affairs.