Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc

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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] The party is currently led by Hezbollah member and prominent Shi'a politician Mohammad Raad.[3]

2009 Elections[edit]

The Bloc won 13 seats in the 2009 general election.[4]

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Name Party/Bloc District Religion Notes


Ali Ammar      Hezbollah Baabda Shia Nephew of Mahmoud Ammar
Bilal Farhat      Hezbollah Baabda Shia None
Mohammad Fneish      Hezbollah Sour Shia None
Nawwaf Fneish      Hezbollah Sour Shia None
Hassan Fadlallah      Hezbollah Bint Jbeil Shia None
Mohammad Raad      Hezbollah Nabatieh Shia None
Ali Fayyad      Hezbollah Hasbaya/Marjeyoun Shia None
Hussein Moussawi      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia None
Hussein el Hage Hassan      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia None
Nawwar el Sahili      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia None
Ali Mekdad      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia None
Elwalid Succariyeh      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia None
Nawwar el Sahili      Hezbollah Baalbeck/Hermil Shia None

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. ^ "Hezbollah's Raad slams UN chief". Now Lebanon. January 16, 2012. 
  4. ^ "March14 - March 8 MPs". Now Lebanon. June 11, 2009.