FILE PHOTO: Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah addresses his supporters via a screen in Nabatiyeh, Lebanon, November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher/File Photo FILE PHOTO: Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah addresses his supporters via a screen in Nabatiyeh, Lebanon, November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher/File Photo

UK designates entire Hezbollah 'terrorist group,' freezes its assets

Fri, Jan. 17, 2020
CAIRO - 17 January 2020: Her Majesty's Treasury, the UK department of treasury, designated on Friday the Iran-backed Shiite organization of Hezbollah under the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 (TAFA).

As per the HM Treasury

statement

, the entire group comes under this act and freezing assets of the entire organization came into force on Thursday, January 16 2020.



The military wing of Hezbollah was previously subjected to financial sanctions imposed by Council Regulation (EC) No 2580/2001.
 
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