Us Targets Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Deputy Qassem With Sanctions


WASHINGTON – The United States on Wednesday imposed additional sanctions on Lebanon’s Hezbollah leadership, targeting its top two officials, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah and Naim Qassem.

In a statement on its website, the U.S. Treasury said four other individuals were also sanctioned, as was the group ISIS in the Greater Sahara.

(Reporting by Tim Ahmann and Doina Chiacu; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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