Lebanese national accused of financing Hezbollah returns home

Businessman released early from US jail after serving three years for funding the Lebanese group that US officials aim to classify as a terrorist organisation.

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    A Lebanese businessman who has been accused of financing Hezbollah has returned home - after three years in a United States jail.

    Kassim Tajideen had been sentenced to five years in prison but was released due to poor health, and the risk of contracting COVID-19 in prison.

    It comes as the US secretary of state called on all countries to classify Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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