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House bill demands tougher line against Hezbollah

Bipartisan legislation introduced Monday in the House Foreign Affairs Committee pushes sanctions against financial institutions and satellite providers that aid Hezbollah.
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House lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill Monday aimed at cutting off money and propaganda support for Hezbollah.

The Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act urges the Obama administration to turn the screws on financial institutions — including the central banks of Lebanon and other nations — as well as media providers accused to aiding the Shiite militia and its media arm.

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