US sanctions Hezbollah-linked individuals


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US sanctions Hezbollah-linked individuals
US Treasury sanctions three Lebanese nationals and 10 companies linked to Lebanon-based terrorist organization.

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on three Lebanese nationals and 10 companies it said were part of an international Hezbollah network. The US Treasury Department said in a statement quoted by Reuters that it designated Adnan Ayad, who it said was a Hezbollah member and businessman, as well as other members of an international network of facilitators and companies connected to him and his business partner, Adel Diab, who was designated by Washington on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, the United States sanctioned three businessmen with ties to the Hezbollah terrorist organization. In addition to Diab, the Treasury Department added Ali Mohamad Daoun and Jihad Salem Alame, and their company Dar Al Salam for Travel & Tourism, to its sanctions list.