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  11/6/2012, Cheshvan 21, 5773

US Drops Terror Sanctions Against Hamas-Linked American Citizen

The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday dropped its sanctions against the only resident American citizen believed to be labeled a “specially designated terrorist”, The Hill reported. Mohammed Salah, a resident of Illinois, was designated a terrorist in 1995, for allegedly having ties to Hamas, according to a lawsuit filed in September. As a result, all of his financial assets were frozen.