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Lebanon’s central bank targets Hezbollah’s finances

In what appears to be a response to the Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act, a US law which aims to sanction international financial institutions that knowingly facilitate Hezbollah’s activities, the Banque du Liban has announced it will comply.
May 18, 2016
US aid Gaza

US announces $50 million aid program for Gaza Strip

In an attempt to address the needs of Gaza's civilians and help Israel provide them with basic humanitarian assistance, the US has announced a five-year plan, during which it will distribute millions of dollars.
May 10, 2016
Reinhold Hanning

Former SS Auschwitz guard apologizes at trial in Germany 

70 years after the Holocaust, Reinhold Hanning told the Detmold state court that he had never spoken about his wartime service in Auschwitz, even to his family, but wanted to use his trial as an opportunity to set the record straight.
May 1, 2016
Thomas Shannon

Official says Iran will not have access to US financial system

Addressing speculation that the Obama administration may relax the prohibition that prevents US dollars from being used in transactions with Iran, Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon said the US will not make such a concession.
April 7, 2016
Al Manar

Egyptian satellite firm drops Hezbollah TV broadcasts

In another step taken by Arab states against Hezbollah, an Egyptian satellite company has announced it has stopped providing services to Hezbollah’s Al-Manar network for provoking sectarian strife.
April 7, 2016
Cyber attack

US: Iran a growing global cyber menace

The US is working to stay ahead of cyber attacks on its critical infrastructure, as Iran and terror organizations cultivate their cyber terror capabilities.
April 6, 2016
US special forces

US captured senior ISIS leader

The US' new special operation to counter ISIS in Iraq and Syria is proving a success, and a senior ISIS leader is now in US hands.
March 3, 2016
Evin Prison Iran

Iran detains another US citizen

In complete disregard of international law, Iranian authorities have arrested an ailing, 80-year-old man with US citizenship on unspecified charges.
February 25, 2016