U.S. Issues $12 Million Bounties for Two Hezbollah Leaders Plotting Attacks in America

Daily News Article - October 12, 2017


1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

2. Who are Talal Hamiyah and Fu’ad Shukr? Be specific.

3. a) Define proxy.
b) What is Hezbollah? Which government backs this group? Be specific.

4. What is significant about the bounties placed on Hamiyah and Shukr?

5. Read the “Background” and watch the report under “Resources.” Ask a parent or a grandparent:
a) What do you remember about any of the Americans murdered by Hezbollah?
b) Do you support President Trump’s handling of Iran and Hezbollah?
Please explain your answers.