Britain Bans Military Wing of Hizbullah

[AP ] British lawmakers voted Tuesday to include the military wing of Hizbullah on Britain's list of banned terrorist organizations, charging it supported terror activities in Iraq and the Palestinian territories. Britain's minister in charge of fighting terrorism, Tony McNulty, charged, "I can say unequivocally that Hizbullah's military wing is providing active support to Shia militant groups in Iraq" that had attacked coalition soldiers. McNulty insisted that Hizbullah's social and political work in Britain will be unaffected, but the ban will place tight limits on fundraising.

2008-07-16 01:00:00

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