Hezbollah ban

    • US praises Serbia for designating Hezbollah a terror group

      US praises Serbia for designating Hezbollah a terror group

      The US State Department praised Serbia on Sunday for its decision to designate Lebanon’s Shiite Iran-backed Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organization, news wires reported. Move by Belgrade was said to be part of US-brokered deal with Kosovo reached earlier this month. Pristina has already recognized both the military and political wings of Hezbollah as a terror group in June.

       

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    • Germany bans Hezbollah, raids mosques

      Germany bans Hezbollah, raids mosques

      Germany on Thursday completely banned Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah movement from carrying out activities on its soil, as police raided mosques and venues linked to the group. Like the European Union, Germany had until now only outlawed Hezbollah's military wing while tolerating its political wing.

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