Hassan Nasrallah

Lebanese Expats Fearful as Gulf Expels Dozens Accused of Hezbollah Links

By Sami Aboudi DUBAI, April 9 – Ahmed, a Lebanese worker living in the United Arab Emirates, closed down his Facebook page and started to shun some of his compatriots. His intention was to sever all links to people associated with Lebanon’s Hezbollah after Gulf Arab states classified the Shiite Muslim organization as a terrorist group.

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U.S. Raised Concerns With Saudis About Halting Aid to Lebanese Army

WASHINGTON, March 9 – The United States said on Tuesday it had raised concerns with Saudi Arabia about the kingdom’s cutting off aid to the Lebanese army, adding that international assistance to Lebanon is essential to curbing the influence of Iranian-backed Hezbollah. Saudi Arabia said last month it had suspended a $3 billion aid package

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Gulf Arab States Label Hezbollah a Terrorist Organization

DUBAI, March 2 – The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council has designated Hezbollah a terrorist organization, it said on Wednesday, ratcheting up pressure on the Iran-allied group that wields influence in Lebanon and plays a key role in the Syrian crisis. Gulf Arab states imposed sanctions on Hezbollah members in 2013 in retaliation for the group’s

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Weaponizing Global Finance

A new U.S. law targets suspicious accounts down to the micro-level By Nicholas Noe Looking back at the American-led response to the 9/11 attacks, it is difficult to find clear-cut successes tied to military intervention. Osama Bin Laden may have been killed, but his organization—and even more brutal successors like Daesh—has expanded. At the same

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