U.S. Adds Leader of Iran-Backed Iraqi Militia to Terrorism Blacklist

(AP) The U.S. State and Treasury Departments announced Wednesday that they had added Ahmad al-Hamidawi - secretary general of the Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah Iraqi militia, responsible for attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq - to its terrorism blacklist. Kataib Hezbollah has been designated a "foreign terrorist organization" by the State Department since 2009.

2020-02-28 00:00:00

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