US sanctions six people, seven firms under rules targeting Hezbollah

Reuters , Friday 2 Feb 2018

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday sanctioned six individuals and seven entities under financial regulations targeting the Lebanon-based Hezbollah militant group.

The six sanctioned individuals included five Lebanese and one Iraqi, most of them linked to Al-Inmaa Engineering and Contracting, the Treasury Department said in a statement. The seven entities were firms based in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Lebanon and Ghana, the statement said.

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