Gulf States to Deport Hizbullah, Iranian Agents

(AFP) Arab states in the Gulf plan to deport Lebanese Shiites over links to Hizbullah and Iran's Revolutionary Guard, the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Seyassah reported Thursday. Based on assessments by the U.S., France and Bahrain, Hizbullah and Revolutionary Guard agents were leading the protests along with local Shiite clerics in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province. Bahrain is preparing to deport 90 Lebanese Shiites, most of them arrested during the recent demonstrations in the kingdom, and is examining the status of 4,000 Lebanese families living in the country.

2011-03-25 00:00:00

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