Abbas Al-Musawi

Abbas Al-Musawi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Abbas al-Musawi c. 1952 - February 16, 1992 was an influential Shia cleric and co-founder and Secretary General of Hezbollah. He was killed by Israeli forces in 1992. Al-Musawi was born in the village of al-Nabi Shayth in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Al-Musawi spent eight years studying theology in a religious school in al-Najaf, Iraq, where he was deeply influenced by the views of Iranian Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. He returned to Lebanon in 1978 and in 1982 along with Subhi al-Tufayli spearheaded the formation of Hezbollah movement and militia in the Beqaa Valley, one of the three major areas of Shia population in Lebanon.From 1983-85 he is reported to have served as operational head of the Hezbollah Special Security Apparatus and from late-1985 until April 1988 was head of Hezbollah's military wing, the Islamic Resistance.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136622106
  • 9786136622101