said that he and some other candidates contesting the election had signed an agreement with him to seek his support for the elections.
The undersecretary in Germany's Foreign Affairs Ministry, Niels Annen, said shortly after the UK banned Hizbullah
in March that Germany won't designate all of Hizbullah
, a terrorist organization.
He has provided millions of dollars to Hizbullah
out of from his business, which includes a drugs trade through his firms.
's heavy military involvement in Syria, Iraq and Yemen has, in fact, weakened its position in Lebanon - its home base.
Observers were in position to wait and see whether or not Hizbullah
meant what it had said.
According to the source, other resolutions, of which Hizbullah
is critical, include UNSCR 1757 which established the controversial Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) which is currently probing the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri.
AN NAHAR said there were four reasons behind the timing of Hizbullah
's escalation of its "security" war against the U.S.
Ali Tajideen was alleged to have provided Hizbullah
with several payments over a number of years -- the largest coming in $1 million installments.
's highly trained and disciplined guerrilla fighters came out ahead in the 2006 conflict.
While Israel did not claim responsibility for the assassination, Hizbullah
has declared its intention to avenge Mughniyeh's death by striking at Israel.
The US has long claimed that Hizbullah
, Iraq's Shi'ites and Iran had formed a broad alliance opposed to Israel, the US and its Middle Eastern allies.
Media on both the right and left accepted Israel's and the United States' description of Hizbullah
as a terrorist organization, but the veracity of that description should have been questioned and discussed.