Hizballah

United States | Previewing Secretary Pompeo’s Trip to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City

United States (STL.News) – MODERATOR: Thank you. Good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining us for today’s background call to preview Secretary of State Pompeo’s upcoming trip to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City. For your situational awareness only and not for reporting, we are joined today by [Senior State Department Official], who will be referred … Continue reading United States | Previewing Secretary Pompeo’s Trip to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City

United States | Counterterrorism Coordinator Ambassador Nathan A. Sales’ Visit to London To Discuss U.K. Decision To Designate Lebanese Hizballah

United States (STL.News) – Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, traveled to London on March 14 to discuss the U.K.’s recent designation of Hizballah. During his visit, Ambassador Sales congratulated our British allies for their leadership in designating Hizballah in its entirety and rejecting the false distinction between its military wing and its … Continue reading United States | Counterterrorism Coordinator Ambassador Nathan A. Sales’ Visit to London To Discuss U.K. Decision To Designate Lebanese Hizballah

United States | Seventh Meeting of the Law Enforcement Coordination Group Focused on Countering Hizballah’s Terrorist Activities

United States – On December 17-18, the United States and Europol convened the seventh meeting of the Law Enforcement Coordination Group (LECG) on countering Hizballah’s terrorist and illicit activities in Europe. Governments from the Middle East, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America participated in this session, along with Europol and INTERPOL. Hizballah continues … Continue reading United States | Seventh Meeting of the Law Enforcement Coordination Group Focused on Countering Hizballah’s Terrorist Activities

United States | Briefing on Syria

United States – MR PALLADINO: Good afternoon, everybody. Thank you for coming today. We have the Secretary of State’s Special Representative for Syria Engagement Ambassador James Jeffrey. Ambassador Jeffrey will have a few opening comments, and then we will open it up to questions. I’ll call on questions. Thank you. Ambassador Jeffrey. AMBASSADOR JEFFREY: Thank … Continue reading United States | Briefing on Syria

United States News: State Department Terrorist Designations of Jawad Nasrallah, al-Mujahidin Brigades, and Hizballah

United States – The Department of State has designated Jawad Nasrallah and Al-Mujahidin Brigades (AMB) as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs) under Section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224, which imposes sanctions on foreign persons who have committed, or pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or … Continue reading United States News: State Department Terrorist Designations of Jawad Nasrallah, al-Mujahidin Brigades, and Hizballah

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Deputy Secretary Sullivan met today in Washington, D.C., with Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, on the sidelines of the International Religious Freedom Ministerial.  They discussed Lebanon’s ongoing government formation process and the U.S. government’s strong concerns … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil