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2014-01-02 16:20:44

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 The American Islamic Congress D.C. Center is proud to host an event with Matthew Levitt, who will discuss his latest book, "Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/DC39528) Hezbollah, Lebanon's "Party of God," is a multifaceted organization: it is a powerful political party in Lebanon, a Shia Islam religious and social movement, Lebanon's largest militia, a close ally of Iran, and a...

2013-07-17 12:24:36

NEW YORK, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC remembers the Israeli and Bulgarian victims of the Hezbollah terrorist bombing in Burgas, Bulgaria. On the morning of July 18, 2012, a bus carrying Israeli tourists who had just arrived at the Burgas airport, was deliberately targeted. Five Israelis and the Bulgarian bus driver perished, and another 32 people, including an 11-year-old child, were wounded. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Remembering...

2013-03-21 12:24:41

NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed today's Cypriot court verdict in a closely watched case regarding Hezbollah terrorist activity in the European Union. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The defendant, Hossam Taleb Yaacoub, was found guilty of participation in a criminal organization, acceptance and participation in committing a crime, and money laundering. Sentencing is expected on March 28. During the trial, Yaacoub revealed...

2013-02-26 12:25:15

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the Netherlands for its efforts to convince the 27-member European Union to add Hezbollah to the Brussels-based group's terrorism list. The Netherlands first declared Hezbollah a terrorist organization in 2004. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The new push comes following Bulgaria's Feb. 5 report that found Hezbollah responsible for the deadly terror attack at Burgas last July. "This is the first time...

2013-02-05 12:26:24

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC urged the EU to support fellow member state Bulgaria and designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization, after Sofia concluded that the Iranian-backed group carried out the deadly July 18 attack at the Burgas airport. A bomb killed five Israelis and the Bulgarian driver of a bus, and wounded dozens. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov announced today the conclusion of...

2012-08-11 06:20:22

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. designation of Hezbollah as a primary supporter of the Assad regime's brutality "is another important step in efforts to confront the murderous Syrian regime," said David Harris, executive director of AJC, the global advocacy organization. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) The U.S. government announced the new designation of Hezbollah in a conference call with reporters. Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, the State...

2012-07-26 14:22:11

NEW YORK, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iran and the Palestinian Authority have revealed again the depths of their imagination. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) Iran's ambassador to the UN charged that Israel carried out the recent terror attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria. "Such a terrorist operation could only be carried out by the same regime whose short history is full of state terrorism operations and assassinations aimed at implicating others...

2012-07-18 10:23:45

NEW YORK, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC deplores the deadly terror attack on a group of Israelis in Burgas, Bulgaria. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) A bus carrying some 40 Israeli tourists, most of them reportedly teenagers, was struck near the airport by a suicide bomber. At least seven Israelis are dead, and another 27 injured. "This latest attack is another deadly reminder of the true nature of the enemies of Israel -- and of all who value...

2012-07-12 10:22:59

NEW YORK, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC marks the 18th anniversary of the terror attack on the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires--the deadliest terrorist attack against a Jewish target in the Diaspora in decades--with a call to the international community to aid Argentina in bringing the Iranian and Hezbollah perpetrators to justice. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Those governments truly committed to combating international terrorist...

2012-04-23 18:20:21

MOSCOW, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek and American intellectual David Horowitz debate the left-wing influence on global politics, the Israel-Palestine question, the future of Europe and the WikiLeaks controversy in the second episode of Julian Assange's "The World Tomorrow" on RT. The segment premieres globally and simultaneously across all RT channels on Tuesday, April 24, at 15:30 Moscow time /11:30 GMT/7:30 EST in English, Arabic and Spanish,...