Germany classifies Hezbollah as terrorist organisation

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News:Germany has labelled Hezbollah as a terrorist Organisation and has banned all their activities.

Facts:

  • Hezbollah(the Party of God): It is a Shia Islamist political, military and social organisation that has considerable power in Lebanon.

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Other organisations in News:

  • Boko Haram: It is a violent Islamist insurgent group founded in 2002 in Northeast Nigeria which has spread to neighbouring West African nations of Niger, Chad and Cameroon.It has been designated as a terrorist group by the United States(US) since 2013.
  • Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps(IRGC):It is a branch of the Iranian Armed Forces founded after the Iranian Revolution in 1979.It has been designated as a terrorist organization by the governments of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United States.