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Hezbollah

A Shi'a Muslim political party and paramilitary organization in Lebanon. Hezbollah was established in the 1980s in response to the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982. It operates a number of social services, though some countries regard it as a terrorist organization. It was responsible for the capture and killing of two Israeli soldiers in a cross-border raid, an incident that led to the 2006 Israel-Lebanon War. This war, and Hezbollah's response to it, increased the organization's popularity in Lebanon among Sunni Muslims, Christians and others.
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There is no Quranic injunction requiring Iran to be more Palestinian than the Palestinians or to give material, political and financial support to an assortment of terrorist groups ranging from the Hisbollah and Palestinian Islamic Jihad all the way to Ahmad Jibril's Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, nor to support extremist elements in Bosnia or Algeria or to stir the pot in Afghanistan, Bahrain or Tajikistan.
Well, I suspect you'll find the answer if you rummage around in the huge laundry basket of Middle-Eastern politics, which contains, among other things: One pair of grubby Israeli and Hisbollah propaganda machines.
There is no evidence that Israel's occupation was oppressive, but Israel had to suffer a 30-year run of terrorist attacks, mainly from its northern borders, organised by Hamas and Hisbollah, two terrorist organisations whose sole aim is to drive the Jewish population of Israel as refugees into the Mediterranean, and which can be compared to the IRA.