US, Six Gulf Arab States Impose Sanctions On Hezbollah [AbbTakk] 17 May, 2018

US, Six Gulf Arab States Impose Sanctions On HezbollahWeb Desk (May 17, 2018): Gulf countries and Washington announce sanctions Wednesday and dismiss distinction between Hezbollah’s political and military wings.The step is taken as Washington DC seeks to step up economic pressure on Iran and its allies in the region.The US and Saudi-led Terrorist Financing and Targeting Center said the sanctions were aimed at Hezbollah’s Shura Council, the powerful Lebanese militia’s decision-making council, led by the group’s secretary-general Hassan Nasrallah.Nasrallah, Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Naim Qasim, and three other Shura Council members were listed under the joint sanctions, which aim at freezing vulnerable assets of those named and blocking their access to global financial networks.Related News:US Extends Sanctions Against IranIran Threatens To Restart Nuclear Program On “Industrial Scale”abbtakk Abbtakk english Abbtakk News Abbtakk Updates AbbTakk World English English News Iran US and Gulf states World World News

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