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  Iyar 24, 5777 , 20/05/17

Saudi Arabia, U.S. blacklist Hezbollah leader

Saudi Arabia and the United States on Friday blacklisted Hashem Safieddine, a prominent leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist group, Reuters reported.

The move by both countries came a day before U.S. President Donald Trump travels to Saudi Arabia which is the first stop on his first international trip since taking office in January.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

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