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March 3, 2016 10:56 am

Iran: Gulf States Jeopardizing Lebanon’s Stability by Labeling Hezbollah a ‘Terrorist Organization’

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The Hezbollah flag. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) branded Hezbollah a terrorist organization on Wednesday. Photo: Wikipedia.

The Hezbollah flag. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) branded Hezbollah a terrorist organization on Wednesday. Photo: Wikipedia.

Iran accused Gulf Arab neighbors on Thursday of jeopardizing Lebanon’s stability by blacklisting the Iranian-backed Hezbollah group, state television said, a move likely to stoke tensions in the regional power rivalry between Tehran and Riyadh.

The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) branded Hezbollah a terrorist organization on Wednesday, opening up the possibility of further sanctions against the group that wields influence in Lebanon and fights in Syria.

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  • SteveHC

    It’s REALLY nice to see the GCC do something positive, constructive and otherwise correct for a change.

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