U.S. Blacklists Lebanese Companies with Ties to Hizbullah

(Wall Street Journal) Mengqi Sun - The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday blacklisted three Lebanese officials and 11 entities linked to the Lebanon branch of the Martyrs Foundation, a group the U.S. designated in 2007 as supporting terrorism. The Martyrs Foundation makes payments to families of killed or imprisoned Hizbullah fighters and families of suicide bombers from Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

2020-02-27 00:00:00

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