Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc

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Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc
ChamberParliament of Lebanon
Member partiesHezbollah
PresidentMohammad Raad
Representation
13 / 128 (10%)

The Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc (Arabic: كتلة الوفاء للمقاومة‎) is Hezbollah's political wing in the Lebanese parliament.[1] Along with Amal, the party dominates the March 8 Alliance and since 2012 has held two seats in the Lebanese cabinet.[2][3] The party is currently led by Hezbollah member and prominent Shi'a politician Mohammad Raad.[4]

2009 Elections[edit]

The Bloc won 13 seats in the 2009 general election.[5]

Name Party/Bloc District Religion Notes


Ali Ammar      Hezbollah Baabda Shia Nephew of Mahmoud Ammar
Bilal Farhat      Hezbollah Baabda Shia
Mohammad Fneish      Hezbollah Tyre Shia Cabinet member - Minister of Sports and Youth
Nawwaf Fneish      Hezbollah Tyre Shia
Hassan Fadlallah      Hezbollah Bint Jbeil Shia
Mohammad Raad      Hezbollah Nabatieh Shia
Ali Fayyad      Hezbollah Hasbaya/Marjeyoun Shia
Hussein Moussawi      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia
Hussein el Hage Hassan      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia Cabinet member - Minister of Industry
Nawwar el Sahili      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia
Ali Mekdad      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia
Elwalid Succariyeh      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Sunni[6]
Nawwar el Sahili      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia

2018 Elections[edit]

The Bloc again won 13 seats in the 2018 general election.[7][8]

Name Party/Bloc District Religion Notes


Ali Ammar      Hezbollah Baabda Shia Nephew of Mahmoud Ammar
Amin Sharri      Hezbollah Beirut II Shia
Nawwaf Musawi      Hezbollah Tyre/Zahrani Shia
Hussein Jashi      Hezbollah Tyre/Zahrani Shia
Hassan Fadlallah      Hezbollah Bint Jbeil Shia
Mohammad Raad      Hezbollah Nabatieh Shia
Ali Fayyad      Hezbollah Hasbaya/Marjeyoun Shia
Anwar Jomma      Hezbollah Zahle Shia
Hussein el Hage Hassan      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia
Ibrahim Mousawi      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia
Ali Mekdad      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia
Elwalid Succariyeh      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Sunni[9]
Ihab Hamadeh      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fadlallah Hits Back at March 14 over Karam Release, Marouni Slams 'Treason Accusations". Naharnet. April 18, 2013.
  2. ^ "Members of Lebanon's new government". The Daily Star. February 15, 2014.
  3. ^ "Lebanon announces cabinet line-up under chairmanship of Hariri". Kuwait News Network. Retrieved 2016-12-31.
  4. ^ "Hezbollah's Raad slams UN chief". Now Lebanon. January 16, 2012.
  5. ^ "March14 - March 8 MPs". Now Lebanon. June 11, 2009.
  6. ^ "Final Report on the Lebanese Parliamentary Election" (PDF).
  7. ^ "Interior Ministry releases numbers of votes for new MPs". The Daily Star. May 9, 2018.
  8. ^ "The official results of the 2018 Lebanese parliamentary election". www.the961.com. Retrieved 2018-05-17.
  9. ^ "Final Report on the Lebanese Parliamentary Election" (PDF).