The Hezbollah is an Arabic crime syndicate in the Levant.
Hezbollah was originally a terrorist and insurgent organization, which over time evolved into an international criminal syndicate. From its base in Damascus it controls the underworld in Syria and it's reach spreads into Lebanon. Recently it has been making inroads into the eastern part of Turkey (East Anatolia) , reestablishing previous trafficking routes.
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