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US sanctions Lebanese allies of Hezbollah for first time

Two former ministers dismiss US accusations of corruption and providing material support to Hezbollah.

The United States has for the first time sanctioned Lebanese allies of Hezbollah.

Two former ministers dismiss US accusations of corruption and providing material support to Hezbollah.

Washington considers the Iranian backed group a “terrorist organisation” and accuses it of exploiting the state’s resources.

Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, Lebanon.