Blog – Hizbollah

  • CST welcomes EU ban on Hizbollah military wing

    22 Jul 2013 by CST

    CST welcomes today's decision by EU foreign ministers to proscribe the military wing of Hizbollah throughout the EU. We have issued a full statement on today's decision jointly with the Jewish Leadership Council, which can be read here, along with a briefing paper outlining the case against Hizbollah. We have…

  • UK Govt will press EU to ban Hizbollah's "military wing"

    10 May 2013 by CST

    The UK Govt has stated its intention to "take the lead" in the "EU designation of the Hezbollah military wing". The announcement came in a House of Commons exchange on 9 May between Alistair Burt MP (Under-Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs) and Michael McCann MP (a…

  • New report: "Hizb Allah Resurrected: The Party of God’s Return to Tradecraft"

    30 Apr 2013 by CST

    CST Blog has written before about the evidence of Hizbollah's involvement in terrorism against Jews outside Israel, after details emerged from the trial in Cyprus of Hizbollah member Hossam Yaacoub who was convicted last month of helping to plan terrorist attacks against Israeli tourists on the island. Yaacoub denied this,…

  • Hizbollah "collecting information about the Jews...everywhere"

    27 Feb 2013 by CST

      CST has long urged the UK Jewish community to be alert to potential terrorist surveillance and to report suspicions to CST or Police. The ongoing trial in Cyprus, of an alleged Hizbollah operative, again confirms the importance of this message. The Washington Post reports: “I was …

  • Another Iranian Terrorist Plot

    11 Jul 2012 by CST

    Another Iranian terrorist plot against Jews appears to have been uncovered. This time, the alleged target was the Nairobi Hebrew Congregation synagogue in Nairobi, Kenya (shown in the below photograph).    Associated Press and the Times of Israel report: Two Iranian agents arrested in Kenya with explosives planned…

  • The decency of antisemitism

    8 Jul 2010 by CST

    I wrote yesterday about the utter blind spot that most Western observers have shown to Sheikh Fadlallah's antisemitism, in their reactions to his death. That post was prompted by an obituary on the website of Hezbollah's al-Manar TV, which quoted with some pride the views of a…

  • Ayatollah Fadlallah: obituary of an antisemite

    7 Jul 2010 by CST

    Hezbollah's al-Manar TV has published an obituary of Grand Ayatollah Muhammed Hussein Fadlallah, who died in Lebanon on Sunday, and it makes for eye opening reading. According to al-Manar, Fadlallah encouraged suicide bombing, including against Israeli women and children; believed in a Zionist conspiracy to stretch Israel's borders from the…

  • The Muslim Brotherhood: The Organization and Policies of a Global Islamist Movement - Part two

    25 May 2010 by CST

    In this extract from The Muslim Brotherhood: The Organization and Policies of a Global Islamist Movement, Dave Rich looks at the relationship between the Muslim Brotherhood and parts of the far left in Britain: In April 2002, with the second intifada at its height, the Muslim Association of Britain (MAB)&nbsp…

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