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OFAC Sanctions Lebanese Environmental Group for Supporting Hezbollah

The Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctioned a Lebanon-based organization and its leader for providing support for Hezbollah’s operations while acting under the guise of an environmental organization. The entity, Green Without Borders, was created in 2013 to protect Lebanon’s…

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“natural environment” but is a “cover” for Hezbollah’s activities in southern Lebanon along the Blue Line, where Green Without Borders has outposts that are staffed by Hezbollah officials and underground warehouses and munitions storage tunnels that allow Hezbollah members to train. The agency also sanctioned Zuhair Subhi Nahla, the leader of Green Without Borders.