U.S. targets Hezbollah leader Nasrallah, deputy Qassem with sanctions

U.S. targets Hezbollah leader Nasrallah, deputy Qassem with sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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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Updated Date: May 17, 2018 01:05 AM

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