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Zionist Saudi Regime Sanctions On 12 Hezbollah Senior Officials

In this picture taken on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, Hezbollah attend the memorial of their slain leader Sheik Abbas al-Mousawi, who was killed by an Israeli airstrike in 1992, in Tefahta village, south Lebanon. Hezbollah says Israel carried out an airstrike targeting its positions in Lebanon near the border with Syria earlier this week, claiming it caused damage but no casualties. Hezbollah said the attack was near the eastern Lebanese village of Janta. It vowed to retaliate but said it will "choose the appropriate time and place." The Arabic badge with a portrait of Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah in the left hand reads:"At your service Zeinab, It is impossible to humiliate us, God's men are coming." (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

Enemy of Islam Saudi state media have reported that Riyadh are to impose sanctions on at least 12 senior Hezbollah officials. Saudi Arabia recognises Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation.

In a statement made to state news agency SPA, the Interior Ministry said: “These names were designated today and sanctions imposed on them under the terrorism crimes and financing regime.”

The statement identified one person as Mustafa Badreddine. A Mustafa Badredinne has been accused by a U.N. tribunal for killing former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri. He is being tried in absentia. It is not known yet if these are the same people.

Hezbollah have repeadetely critised Riyadh’s policy and military operations in Yemen and its support for terrorists in Syria.

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