Terror Attacks

1980s – Terror attack against foreign forces in Lebanon, airplane hijackings, kidnapping of foreigners.


1983 – Terror attack against the U.S. embassy, Marine Corps base, and against the General Staff base of the French corps. Terror attacks against the U.S. embassy in Kuwait.

Airplane hijackings:
1984 – Hijacking of Air France
1985 – TWA
1987 – Hijacking of Air Afrique
1988 – Hijacking of Kuwaiti airplane

17th of March 1992

Explosion of a booby trapped car in front of the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires.

18th of July 1994

Explosion of a booby trapped truck in front of the AMIA community center building in Buenos Aires.

19th of July 1994

Suicide bomber on an Air Panama flight flying from Cologne to Panama City.

October 2007 – May 2008

 Abortive terror attack in Baku, Azerbaijan.

July – December 2008

Foiled attempt by a group of terrorists to mount an attack against government targets in Egypt.

January – November 2009

Abortive terror attack in Turkey.

April 2011

Hezbollah operative in the Mediterranean Basin.

November 2011 – January 2012

Abortive terror attack in Bangkok: the arrest of a terrorist belonging to Hezbollah's ESO cell, and the discovery of an arms depot.

18th of July 2012

Terror attack on a tourist bus in Burgas, Bulgaria that claimed the lives of 6 people.

List of links to Internet sites dealing with Hezbollah terrorist operatives and activities.