Agence France-PresseJuly 22, 2013 07:03
The European Union added the military wing of Lebanon's Hezbollah to its list of international terrorist groups on Monday.
The group was already on the blacklist in several countries, including EU member Britain:
- ISRAEL: In June 1989, the Israeli government decreed that Hezbollah is a terrorist organisation.
A fierce opponent of Israel, Hezbollah, "The Party of God," formed by Iran's Revolutionary Guard after the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon, seeks the "liberation" of all occupied Arab lands, including Jerusalem.