Al-Manar

Lebanese satellite television station owned and operated by the political party Hezbollah, broadcasting from Beirut, Lebanon.

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Hezbollah

Lebanese Shia Islamist political party and militant group, led by its Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah since 1992.

Organizational chart of Hezbollah, by Ahmad Nizar Hamzeh
Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah, the third and current Secretary General of Hezbollah
Hezbollah-controlled areas in July 2006, most of Lebanon's majority Shi'a areas.
10 December 2006 anti-government rally in Beirut
A smoke cloud rises from the bombed American barracks at Beirut International Airport, where over 200 U.S. marines were killed
Hezbollah posters in the aftermath of the 2006 Lebanon War

Hezbollah has been described as a "state within a state" and has grown into an organization with seats in the Lebanese government, a radio and a satellite TV station, social services and large-scale military deployment of fighters beyond Lebanon's borders.

Hassan Nasrallah

Lebanese cleric and political leader who has served as the 3rd secretary-general of Hezbollah since his predecessor, Abbas al-Musawi, was assassinated by the Israel Defense Forces in February 1992.

Nasrallah in 2019
Nasrallah with Ali Khamenei and Qods Force commander Qassem Soleimani.
Nasrallah giving a speech in May 2000, just after the Israeli withdrawal
Nashrallah in 2005
Nasrallah visiting Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in Tehran, 1 August 2005
Portrait by Abbas Godarzi

According to the US-Israeli organisation MEMRI, in a speech aired on Al-Manar and Al-Jazeera in 2006, Nasrallah expressed support for Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy calling him a "great French philosopher" who "proved (sic) that this Holocaust is a myth".

Arab States Broadcasting Union

Arab joint-action institution related to the League of Arab States and the Pan-Arab Association of Public Service and Commercial Broadcasters.

Arab States Broadcasting Union building in Tunis
ASBU Members

Al-Manar - Al-Nour (Hezbollah via Lebanese Communication Group)

South Lebanon conflict (1985–2000)

Protracted armed conflict that took place in southern Lebanon from 1985 to 2000.

Israeli APCs approaching an SLA outpost in southern Lebanon, 1987
The Blue Line covers the Lebanese-Israeli border; an extension covers the Lebanese-Golan Heights border
Map showing power balance in Lebanon, 1983: Green – controlled by Syria, purple – controlled by Christian groups, yellow – controlled by Israel, blue – controlled by the United Nations
IDF military patrol near Ras Biada (1986)
IDF military patrol near Ayshiyeh Lebanon (1993)
Israeli tank position in Shamis al urqub near Aaichiye, South Lebanon (1997)
IDF military post Shakuf El-Hardun (1986)
SLA outpost (1987)
IDF military patrol crossing the Khardala Bridge in south Lebanon (1988)
IDF military patrol between Aaichiye to Rayhan (1995)
Beaufort IDF northern military post (1995)
Beaufort IDF northern military post (1993)
Carcom IDF military post in Lebanon (1998)
IDF tank near Shreife IDF military post in Lebanon (1998)
Galagalit IDF military patrol south Lebanon (1999)
A captured SLA Army tank, featuring a wooden portrait of the late Ayatollah Khomeini in the village of Hula
An Israeli Army outpost, in 2007, as seen from the Lebanese side of the border
IDF Bedouin memorial wall.

The pursuit and assassination of Hashim was documented step by step and the footage was broadcast on Hezbollah TV channel al-Manar.

Zionist entity

Zionist entity (الكيان الصهيوني, al-kiyān al-Sihyawniyy), Zionist regime (, rezhim-e sahyonisti) and Zionist enemy are pejorative terms for the State of Israel which are used by some Arabs and Muslims.

Sign in a Rite Aid drugstore using common American euphemisms for (from top) contraceptives, douches, tampons, and adult diapers, respectively

the state-controlled press of Syria, Lebanon's Al-Manar, and the Jordanian media.

Elhanan Tannenbaum

Israeli colonel, businessman and drug dealer, who was kidnapped in 2000 and held for more than three years by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

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Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah declared on 16 October 2000 on al-Manar TV station: "We have an Israeli colonel in our hands".

Rashid Rida

Salafi Islamic scholar, reformer, theologian and revivalist.

Muhammad Rashid Rida
Wahhabi leader 'Abd al-'Azeez ibn Saud inspecting captured weapons after the Conquest of Ha'il (1921)
The city of Damascus in flames after French artillery shelling during the Syrian Revolt of 1925
Shaykh Rashid Rida with the Syrian Islamic scholar :a'Abd al-Qadir Al-Maghribi in early 1935 C.E
A rare photo of Muhammād Rashīd Rida accompanied by his acolytes

Despite some un-conventional stances held by Rida, his works and in particular his magazine al-Manar spread throughout the Muslim world; influencing many individuals including the popular Salafi writer Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani.

Islamic terrorism

Islamic terrorism (also known as Islamist terrorism or radical Islamic terrorism) refers to terrorist acts with religious motivations carried out by fundamentalist militant Islamists and Islamic extremists.

United Airlines Flight 175 explodes after being flown into the South Tower of the World Trade Center during the 11 September terrorist attacks.
The number of people who died from terrorist activity has increased ninefold from 2000 to 2014, but then dropped by half over the next five years.
The Houthi flag, with the top saying "God is the greatest", the next line saying "Death to America", followed by "Death to Israel", followed by "A curse upon the Jews", and the bottom saying "Victory to Islam".
Osama Bin Laden, the founder of multinational terrorist group Al-Qaeda, in November 2001.
The "black flag of Jihad", used by various Islamist organisations since the late 1990s, consists of a white-on-black shahada.
Beslan school victim photos

Hezbollah, which started with only a small militia, has grown to an organization with seats in the Lebanese government, a radio and a satellite television-station, and programs for social development.

Mosaic: World News from the Middle East

Daily news program offered by the free American satellite channel, LinkTV.

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Replaced by Al-Iraqiyah), Israel Broadcasting Authority: Arabic Channel (Israel), Jordan Satellite TV (Jordan), Future TV (Lebanon), National Broadcasting Network Lebanon), 2M-TV (Morocco), Palestinian Satellite Channel (Palestinian territories), Syria Satellite TV (Syria), Yemen State Television (Yemen), Abu Dhabi Television (UAE), Dubai Television (UAE), Arab News Network (Based in London, United Kingdom), Al-Jazeera, Al-Arabiya, Al-Manar (Hezbollah's TV station.

Clare Short

British politician who served as Secretary of State for International Development under Prime Minister Tony Blair from 1997 to 2003.

Short speaking at the EITI Energy Conference, January 2015
Appearing on television discussion After Dark "Counting the Cost of a Free Press" in 1991
Short speaking at a rally in Birmingham in January 2009, urging the crowd "not forget the crimes being committed against the people of Gaza" following the 2008–2009 Israel–Gaza conflict
Clare Short quoted by artist Martin Firrell in Power and Gender, Digital Billboards, UK 2019
A Moral Idea: Clare Short quoted by artist Martin Firrell, Digital Billboards, UK 2019

According to The Guardian, Short accepted £1,580 worth of flights, hotel accommodation, food and travel expenses from al-Manar Television in Lebanon in 2008.