U.S. Treasury Sanctions Former Foreign Minister of Lebanon

Department puts pressure on Hezbollah group ally. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the U.S. Treasury put sanctions on Lebanon’s former minister of foreign affairs Gebran Bassil…

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U.S. Preparing Sanctions Against Corrupt Lebanese

Politicians and businessmen targeted to weaken Hezbollah. Officials in President Trump’s Administration are seeing an opportunity to drive a wedge between Hezbollah and its allies in Lebanon. Anticorruption…

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U.S. Sends Supplies to Beirut

Food, water and medical supplies fill three cargo planes. Two days after a massive explosion in Beirut’s port left at least 157 dead, some 5,000 injured, and over…

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U.S. “Ready to Assist” Lebanon, Secretary Pompeo Says

Massive explosion in Beirut killed 100, injured thousands. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States is prepared to assist the Lebanese people after a massive explosion…

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President Trump Announces Release of Americans

U.S. citizens have been released in Iran and Lebanon. Before this morning’s briefing, President Trump reported the release of two U.S. citizens imprisoned in the Middle East. The…

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