US imposes sanctions on Lebanese firm for Hezbollah ties
10 July 2014 19:34
Stars Group Holding
WASHINGTON - The United States on Thursday imposed financial sanctions on a Lebanese consumer electronics company, saying it purchased supplies used to develop military drones for the militant Hezbollah movement.
secretly bought electronics in the United States
to help Hezbollah make drones for military activities in Syria
and to conduct surveillance operations in Israel
, the US Treasury
said in a statement.