", "What do the people who worked in those two, According to Saudi state-owned Al Arabiya, a, Nasrallah said in a speech delivered in Beirut and aired on Al-Manar TV on 28 September 2001: "What do the Jews want? A series of international terrorist attacks soon followed. Nasrallah’s close ally, House Speaker Nabih Berri, has been one of the main targets of demonstrators alleging massive corruption by him, his wife Randa, and members of … Navigate parenthood with the help of the Raising Curious Learners podcast. He acknowledged the unpopularity of Hezbollah’s participation but was able to frame the rebel groups as inimical to the Shiʿah in the region and therefore an existential threat to his constituents. Nasrallah also steered the organization beyond its roots as an Islamist militia and into the realm of national politics, establishing himself as a political leader without holding public office. July 26, 2006. In 2013 he began giving speeches and interviews in which he confirmed and justified Hezbollah’s material support for the Syrian government in its civil war. His eldest son Muhammad Hadi was killed in battle with Israeli soldiers in September 1997, after an Israeli commando unit operation in which 13 israeli commandos were killed in Jabal al-Rafei in the South Lebanon District. Jordan's King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak warned on 14 July of the risk of "the region being dragged into adventurism that does not serve Arab interests," while the Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal called the Hezbollah attacks "unexpected, inappropriate and irresponsible acts." But when his ally in Syria, Bashar al-Assad, faced protests and, later, a civil war, Nasrallah initially remained silent. Following Israel’s invasion of Lebanon in 1982, Nasrallah left Amal to join the nascent Hezbollah movement, a more-radical force that was heavily influenced by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran. ", Despite declaring "death to Israel" and ", On 30 November 2009, while reading the party's new political manifesto, Hasan Nasrallah declared "Our problem with [the Israelis] is not that they are Jews, but that they are occupiers who are raping our land and holy places. [3] The People's Republic of China remains neutral, and maintains contacts with Hezbollah. If you look all over the world, you will find no one more miserly or greedy than they are. 10, No. He emphasized the importance of Arab dignity and honour and assumed a key role in the defense of Lebanon. But by the end of the 34-day war, which resulted in the deaths of 1,000 Lebanese and the displacement of some one million others, Nasrallah had declared victory and had once again emerged as a revered leader in much of the Arab world, as Hezbollah was able to fight the Israeli Defense Forces to a standstill—a feat that no other Arab militia had accomplished. [15] Hezbollah denied this suggestion, declaring it an attempt to "weaken the popularity" of the movement. The government reversed its decision, and the standoff came to an end later that month after Nasrallah and the other government leaders reached a settlement in the Qatar-mediated Doha Agreement. Nasrallah’s national profile was raised when he negotiated, through U.S. mediation, a cease-fire on cross-border attacks with Israel, though this did not preclude any fighting within Lebanon itself. It’s not easy to find the notable operations of KGB as much of it is classified and the Russians take secrecy very seriously. [13], Nasrallah played a major role in a complex prisoner exchange deal between Israel and Hezbollah in 2004, resulting in hundreds of Palestinian and Lebanese prisoners being freed and many human remains, including that of his son, being returned to Lebanon. Aoun described the ten-point MoU in an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal published on 31 July 2006. Nasrallah was credited with additional successes against Israel. A typical reaction to Nasrallah's ridiculous claim was that of Jafar Panahi, the distinguished movie director, who wrote on his Facebook page: "I am an Iranian, Mr. Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah. Hezbollah accused Israel of responsibility for the explosion, although Israel denied responsibility for the act. Hassan Nasrallah: In His Own Words. In 1996 Israel launched Operation Grapes of Wrath, blocking important Lebanese harbour cities and bombing a Syrian military base. As a boy Nasrallah was an earnest student of Islam. Advertisement Zeinab Soleimani, the 28-year-old daughter of assassinated IRGC Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani, has reportedly married a close relative of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah… U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. In 1993 Israel carried out Operation Accountability. [5] His father, Abdul Karim Nasrallah, was born in Bazourieh, a village in Jabal Amel (South Republic of Lebanon) located near Tyre and worked as a fruit and vegetables seller. Speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah on October 30, 2020, on the occasion of Islamic Unity Week, commemorating the birth of the Prophet of Islam, Mohammad b. Abdallah (born on the 12th day of the month of Rabi ’al-Awal according to the Sunnis, and the 17th according to the Shiites). He assumed leadership of Hezbollah in 1992 after his predecessor, Sheikh ʿAbbas al-Musawi, was killed by an Israeli missile. The dollars from Iran are ferried to Beirut via Syria and distributed through networks of militants. In November 2007 an opposition boycott prevented the National Assembly from choosing a new president, and the office was left vacant. In September 1997, an Israeli Mossad team tried to assassinate Hamas political chief Khaled Mashal by drizzling poison in his ear. 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", In 2006 Nasrallah said "There is no solution to the conflict in this region except with the disappearance of Israel. With Hezbollah engaged in a war of attrition against the continued Israeli occupation of southern Lebanon, Israel launched an assault in 1996 to combat rockets fired into northern Israel. He relied on charisma and subtle charm to express his message. It also agreed to the pardon and return of fugitive South Lebanon Army (SLA) members. This gave Nasrallah a surge in popularity in the Arab world, but he was not unscathed in the effort. An agreement was eventually reached whereby, Israel ended its attacks in Lebanon and Hezbollah agreed to stop attacks on northern Israel. Please select which sections you would like to print: Corrections? Moreover, under his leadership, Hezbollah cultivated an elaborate network of social welfare programs, which helped win the group broad grassroots support. However, after a short pause, hostilities resumed. One of the provisions of the agreement increased the number of cabinet seats held by Hezbollah, giving the group its desired veto power, albeit only for a short period of time, as the June 2009 elections left Hezbollah and its allies, known as the March 8 bloc, too politically weak to retain veto power in the cabinet. Soon afterward he left for Najaf, Iraq, to study at the Shiʿi seminary there. Shaul Shay "Islamic Terror Abductions in the Middle East", Sussex Academic Press, 2007. Amid a burgeoning financial crisis, the new government was plagued by an image of corruption and ineffectiveness. Following an ambush by Hezbollah in Israeli territory that left three soldiers dead and two abducted,[20] the 2006 Lebanon War started. The Iranian doctors arrived on Sunday at approximately 11:00 P.M., apparently on a special military flight. When this demand was not met, opposition ministers in the cabinet who were aligned with Hezbollah quit the government, while Hezbollah and its political allies organized protests and sit-ins across Lebanon for well over a year. But I'd like to challenge this heroism of his. Memorandum of Understanding with Free Patriotic Movement, On 11 September 2001 attacks and the United States, Nasrallah's denial of the alleged attempt, sfn error: no target: CITEREFEhteshamiHinnebusch2002 (, Joffre, Tzvi, Wolf, Rachel, and Reuters. Head of the Lebanese Islamist group Hassan Nasrallah ma… Even the man who publicly apologized to Mr. Nasrallah … Following the Israeli withdrawal, the South Lebanon Army, which was supported by Israel, was quickly overrun by Hezbollah. 1:30. In 2004 he arranged a prisoner exchange with Israel that many Arabs considered a victory. He then returned to battle in Lebanon in 1989 until the end of the civil war in the following year. Nasrallah’s leadership of the organization was characterized by his populism. I'm convinced and sure that this war was planned and that the capture of these hostages was just their excuse to start their pre-planned war, but if I had known on July 11 ... that the operation would lead to such a war, would I do it? In 1997 his 18-year-old son, Hadi, had been killed while fighting Israeli forces. [1][7] During Nasrallah's leadership, Hezbollah acquired rockets with a longer range, which allowed them to strike at northern Israel despite the Israeli occupation of southern Lebanon. According to Almalaf officials considered flying Nasrallah to Iran for further treatment. The Hezbollah chief is said to enjoy reading the memoirs of political figures. [5][10][11], Nasrallah believes that Islam holds the solution to the problems of any society, once saying, "With respect to us, briefly, Islam is not a simple religion including only prayers and praises, rather it is a divine message that was designed for humanity, and it can answer any question man might ask concerning his general and personal life. THE leader of militant group Hezbollah has branded America “the Great Satan” and vowed to avenge Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. [23] Jumblatt is also quoted as saying: "He is willing to let the Lebanese capital burn while he haggles over terms of surrender". This action led Israel to launch a major military offensive against Hezbollah. In May 2008, clashes broke out in Beirut between Hezbollah forces and pro-government militias after the government decided to dismantle Hezbollah’s telecommunications network—a move Nasrallah likened to a declaration of war. Besides, we did not agree". Russia rejects the claims that Hezbollah is a terrorist organization, and considers Hezbollah a legitimate sociopolitical organization. Like … The agreement was described across the Arab world as a magnificent victory for Hezbollah, and Nasrallah was personally praised for achieving these gains. Nasrallah became the leader of Hezbollah after the Israelis assassinated the previous leader, Musawi, in 1992. After 16 days of Israeli attacks in Lebanon, the Israeli–Lebanese Ceasefire Understanding was agreed upon. [1][5][7], Nasrallah studied at the Shi'a seminary in the Beqaa Valley town of Baalbek. 3 SHARES; Since February 1992, Hassan Nasrallah has headed Lebanon’s Hezbollah (or “Party of God”) as Secretary-General of the Iranian-backed terrorist group, reportedly receiving $100-200 million of funding from Iran and other supporters in the Arab world. Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, right, vowed revenge after Israel assassinated Hezbollah leader Sheikh Abbas Mussawi, left. [1][5], In 1975, the Lebanese Civil War forced the family, including Nasrallah who was 15 at the time, to move to their ancestral home in Bazourieh, where Nasrallah completed his secondary education at the public school of Sour (Tyre). "[27], In July 2014, Nasrallah's nephew was killed fighting in Syria. Under his tenure, Hezbollah has been designated a terrorist organization, either wholly or in part, by the United States and other nations, as well as by the European Union. ", Journalist Badih Chayban in a 23 October 2002 article in, This page was last edited on 29 November 2020, at 06:34. [14], A December article in the London-based Asharq Al-Awsat stated that command of the organization's military wing was transferred from Nasrallah to his deputy, Na'im Qasim in August 2007. Let us know if you have suggestions to improve this article (requires login). He is a corrupt and dangerous man. by Jonathan Azaziah. In 2011, after it became clear that five members of Hezbollah would be indicted in the 2005 assassination of former prime minister Rafiq al-Hariri, the March 8 bloc and one other minister quit the cabinet, forcing a collapse of the government. ... Sheikh Nasrallah, his wife and their three children, are said to live simply in a poor area of south Beirut. Cricketer Hassan Ali Real Indian Wife | Hassan Ali Marriage | Hassan Ali Ki Shadi - Duration: 1:30. Sarah Oates, Diana Marie Owen, Rachel Kay Gibson, Diana Owen "The Internet and Politics: Citizens, Voters and Activists", Routledge, 2006. [67], He also explained that "if research was done on the internet websites posting such unfounded information, it would reveal that they are all being run from that same dark room, and that their aim is to serve American-Israeli interests. In Israel, it was increasingly debated whether the presence of Israeli forces in southern Lebanon was working, since it was clear that the 'security zone' could not stop Hezbollah rockets reaching into Israel. In 2017 the cabinet approved a proportional electoral system and set elections for May 2018. [28], Nasrallah lives in South Beirut with his wife Fatimah Yasin (who comes from the Lebanese village of Al-Abbasiyah)[7] and four of his children: Muhammad Javed, Zainab, Muhammad Ali and Muhammad Mahdi. Throughout history the Jews have been Allah's most cowardly and avaricious creatures. Early life and career. Barbara Allen Roberson "Shaping the Current Islamic Reformation", Routledge, 2003. Rather, he came across as thoughtful, humble, and at times humorous. [27] He confirmed that Hezbollah was fighting in the strategic Syrian town of Qusair on the same side as the Syrian army. Sayed Hassan Nasrallah should be banned from participating in Lebanese politics. Following the expulsion of hundreds of Lebanese students from Iraq in 1978, he returned to Lebanon and fought with Amal, becoming the group’s Al-Biqāʿ valley commander. [64] The attempt failed, and two of the agents were captured while others took refuge in the Israeli embassy in Amman. The school followed the teachings of Iraqi-born Ayatollah Mohammad Baqir al-Sadr, who founded the Dawa movement in Najaf, Iraq during the early 1960s.[8]. His Eminence, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah's birth and residence was in "Karantina" neighborhood, one of the most impoverished and underprivileged neighborhoods in the eastern suburbs of Beirut, he was the oldest of three brothers and five sisters. [17], Widespread protests in Lebanon in October 2019 due to a deepening financial and economic crisis put pressure on the government leaders to resign, including the subject.[18]. Hassan Nasrallah. Nasrallah was raised in the impoverished Karantina district of eastern Beirut, where his father ran a small grocery store. However, they’ve run some intelligence operations which dealt a serious blow to USA. Lebanon’s political system, meanwhile, was virtually paralyzed. Legislative elections, originally set for 2013, were repeatedly postponed, while Nasrallah and the March 8 bloc pushed for a new law to make the National Assembly representation proportional. The only difference, that the Shi'a accept the state and the Sunnis do not accept the state. After the outbreak of civil war in Lebanon in 1975 caused the family to flee south from Beirut, Nasrallah joined Amal, a Lebanese Shiʿi paramilitary group with ties to Iran and Syria. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. Nasrallah's second-in-command Imad Mughniyah was assassinated in February 2008 in a Damascus bomb blast. “Zionist allegations that Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah has a disease and has suffered a heart attack are the big lie of the New Year,” Amir-Abdollahian wrote. Hassan Nasrallah of Hezbollah (Hizbullah) was born 31 August, 1960, married to Fatima Mustafa Yassin, with whom he has five children, including: martyr Mohammed Hadi, Mohammed Jawad, Zeinab, Muhammad Ali, and Muhammad Mahdi. Prosecutors are asking for a life sentence. In 2000 Ehud Barak finally withdrew Israeli forces from Lebanon. In the late 1980s Nasrallah rose through Hezbollah’s military ranks and became a leading figure in Hezbollah’s clashes with Amal. Another popular song composed in tribute to him was by Lebanese Christian singer Julia Boutros, called "Ahebba'i" meaning "my loved ones", which was inspired by Nasrallah's words in a televised message he sent to Hezbollah fighters in southern Lebanon during the 2006 War. There he attended secondary school, and briefly joined the Amal Movement, a Lebanese Shi'a political group. Anyone who can prove that his home was damaged in the war receives $12,000, a tidy sum in wartorn Lebanon". In the Palestinian Territories… Palestinians hold Hizbollah’s chief Hassan Nasrallah poster during a demonstration out side the Palestinian parliament in Gaza City July 17, 2007. [6][6] Although his family was not particularly religious, Hassan was interested in theological studies. [19] Critics of this agreement say that is not very clear concerning the disarmament, and that it served to strengthen Hezbollah internally, giving it a non-Shiite cover inside[citation needed]. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has stepped up the security measures around him following the elimination of senior Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Channel 13 News’ senior Arab affairs correspondent Zvi Yehezkeli reported on Sunday. Continue reading … By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from Encyclopaedia Britannica. I say no, absolutely not". Again, Hezbollah agreed to stop rocket attacks in exchange for Israel halting its attacks. Journal of Refugee Studies Vol. After heavy Israeli casualties in south lebanon, some Israeli politicians argued that the conflict would only end if Israel withdrew from Lebanon. Hassan Nasrallah is trying to “construct” a new policy of deterrence to cover up Israel’s revelation of the organization’s invasion tunnels. …had accomplished—Hezbollah and its leader. Today marks 21 years since Sayyed Muhammad Hadi Nasrallah (R.A.), the eldest son of Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, valiantly achieved Shouhadat in a firefight with the Zionist enemy on Mount ar-Rafie near the hallowed ground of Arab Salim. Nasrallah negotiated a Memorandum of Understanding with the Free Patriotic Movement headed by Michel Aoun, the former premier and a Maronite Christian. I have the right to challenge it, because my country is in flames. The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Wednesday he was pleased about "the humiliating downfall" of U.S. President Donald Trump, but urged regional allies to be on alert for any U.S. or Israeli "folly" during the rest of his term in office. His medical condition was apparently critical for several days until Iranian doctors came and managed to save his life. [62], Almalaf, an Iraqi news source on 15 October 2008, quoted sources in Lebanon saying Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah had been poisoned the previous week and that he was saved by Iranian doctors who went to Lebanon to treat him. When massive protests broke out across the country in October 2019, demanding that the government resign, Nasrallah opposed the protests and the calls for the government’s resignation, but he also called on the government to address protesters’ concerns and restore their confidence in it. Earlier this month, Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said Iran's allies in the region should be in a state of high readiness in case of any 'American or … Hassan Nasrallah, also spelled Ḥasan Naṣrallāh, in full Hassan Abdel Karim Nasrallah, (born August 31, 1960, Beirut, Lebanon), Lebanese militia and political leader who served as leader (secretary-general) of Hezbollah (Arabic: “Party of God”) from 1992. Sayed Hassan Nasrallah and the Shi'a Salaf are the same as the Sunni Salaf. Stalemate left the presidency vacant for 29 months, until a 2016 power-sharing deal filled the post with Nasrallah’s ally Michel Aoun. Much Lebanese infrastructure was destroyed during the operation, which Israel claimed was successful. Another milestone martyrdom anniversary for the Lebanese Islamic Resistance of Hizbullah. [25][26], On 25 May 2013, Nasrallah announced that Hezbollah is fighting in the Syrian Civil War against "Islamist extremists" and "pledged that his group will not allow Syrian militants to control areas that border Lebanon". AR Videos 35,465 views. He added that Hezbollah forces were inflicting heavy casualties on Israeli ground troops. "If you hit Beirut, the Islamic resistance will hit Tel Aviv and is able to do that with God's help," Nasrallah said in a televised address. His eldest son Muhammad Hadi was killed in battle with Israeli soldiers in September 1997, after an Israeli commando unit operation in which 13 israeli commandos were killed in Jabal al-Rafei in the South Lebanon District. Lebanese parliament member Al-Hajj Hassan, a member of Hezbollah, said: "This is a lie and a fabrication. “By our estimation, Nasrallah did not address the abducted soldiers,” said Regev’s brother Ayal. Nasrallah joined Hezbollah after the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon. Browse 3,340 hassan nasrallah stock photos and images available, or search for hezbollah to find more great stock photos and pictures. "Lebanon shaken by third day of protests with some denouncing Hezbollah.". (19 October 2019). Syrian demonstrators carrying photos of Hizbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah shout slogans against the U.S. and Israel during a protest on July 17, 2006. Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah addresses supporters. Hassan Nasrallah (Arabic: حسن نصرالله‎ [ħasan nasˤrɑɫɫɑh]; born 31 August 1960) is the third and current Secretary General of the Lebanese political and paramilitary party Hezbollah since his predecessor, Abbas al-Musawi, was assassinated by the Israel Defense Forces in February 1992. Nasrallah lives in South Beirut with his wife Fatimah Yasin (who comes from the Lebanese village of Al-Abbasiyah) and four of his children: Muhammad Javed, Zainab, Muhammad Ali and Muhammad Mahdi. The man found guilty of the assassination of Lebanese former prime minister Rafik Hariri will be sentenced on December 11, the international tribunal in the Netherlands that convicted him said on Tuesday.. Some SLA members escaped to Israel, but many were captured by Hezbollah. Explore {{searchView.params.phrase}} by color family {{familyColorButtonText(colorFamily.name)}} 3 1997. Hassan Nasrallah was born in 1960 in southern Beirut, one of nine children of a poor grocer. [4][better source needed], Hasan Nasrallah was born the ninth of ten children into a Shia family in Bourj Hammoud, Matn District (an eastern suburb of Beirut) on 31 August 1960. Hezbollah Secretary-General. "This refers to the massive amounts of U.S. dollar notes that Hezbollah is distributing among all the citizens that were effected from the war in Beirut and the south. Nasrallah, who lives in south Beirut, is married and has three children. Omissions? They want security and money. Aoun made the point that the political process was in effect disarming Hezbollah without any loss in lives from unnecessary wars. We reached a conclusion that we cannot rely on the, On 26 May 2000, after the Israeli withdrawal from south Lebanon Hasan Nassrallah said: "I tell you: this "Israel" that owns nuclear weapons and the strongest air force in this region is more fragile than a spiderweb. Hizbullah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah said in an April 10, 2019 address that aired on Al-Manar TV (Lebanon) that it is "normal" for people to offer their land, their gold, their homes, and their money to the resistance. [7][29], On 2 September, a day after rocket strikes toward Israeli's border, Hassan Nasrallah said Hezbollah would begin targeting Israeli drones flying in Lebanese airspace, and announced there were “no more red lines” in the fight against Israel. He attended the al-Najah school and later a public school in the predominantly Christian neighborhood of Sin el Fil Beirut. Hassan Nasrallah will turn 50 next month, and the report presents him as a simple and devout Lebanese leader. It is said that he has read books written by the former Israeli prime ministers Ariel Sharon and Benjamin Netanyahu. [1] In 1989, Hassan Nasrallah traveled to Qom, Iran, where he furthered his religious studies. [5] Nasrallah was forced to return to Lebanon in 1979, by that time having completed the first part of his study, as Saddam Hussein was expelling many Shia's,[5] including Ruhollah Khomeini (Ayatollah Khomeini) and Abbas Musawi a year earlier. On 3 August 2006, Hasan Nasrallah vowed to strike Tel Aviv in retaliation for Israel's bombardment of Lebanon's capital. This success against Israel greatly increased Hezbollah's popularity within Lebanon and the Islamic world. [1], Consequently, Nasrallah is credited in Lebanon and the Arab world for ending the Israeli occupation of the South of Lebanon, something which has greatly bolstered the party's political standing within Lebanon. [1][2] Nasrallah is often referred to as "al-Sayyid Hassan" (السيّد حسن), the honorific "Sayyid" denoting a claim of descent from the Islamic prophet Muhammad through his grandson Husain ibn Ali. The sources told the paper that a particularly poisonous chemical substance was used against the Shi'a militia leader. Gender: Male Religion: Shia Muslim Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Terr. As his potential for leadership became clear, he went to Iran to further his religious education in Qom. Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon. If attacked again, he said, Hezbollah would strike “deep inside” Israel. In a 2018 speech, the group's leader, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, said he could destroy Israeli gas assets “within a few hours” if there was a government order to do so. Encyclopaedia Britannica's editors oversee subject areas in which they have extensive knowledge, whether from years of experience gained by working on that content or via study for an advanced degree.... Get exclusive access to content from our 1768 First Edition with your subscription. [16], In October 2008, Hashim Safi Al Din, his cousin, was assigned to succeed Nasrallah as secretary general of Hezbollah. Hezbollah denied that Nasrallah had been poisoned. An image published on Ali Khamenei’s official website on September 25 showing Khamenei, the Iranian supreme leader, left, alongside Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah… Gabriel Weimann "Terror on the Internet: The New Arena, the New Challenges", United States Institute of Peace Press, 2006. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article. Islam is a religion designed for a society that can revolt and build a community. Hassan Nasrallah (Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah) of Hezbollah (Hizbullah) was born August 31, 1960 al-Bazroieh – Tyre District, married to Fatima Mustafa Yassin, with whom he has five children, including: martyr Mohammed Hadi, Mohammed Jawad, Zeinab, Muhammad Ali, and Muhammad Mahdi. 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