1982 In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University in Beirut, is kidnapped.
1984 Hezbollah militants hijack a Kuwait Airlines plane, killing four passengers.
1985 Hezbollah is founded.
1985 TWA Flight 847 is hijacked by Hezbollah shortly after take-off from Athens, Greece.
2006 The Hezbollah initiate Operation True Promise.