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US seizes websites of Iraqi militia-affiliated news outlet

The US Justice Department says the domain names of Aletejah TV's websites were owned and operated by a US company and affiliated with the Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah militia.
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The US government has seized control of Iraqi news sites affiliated with Iran-backed militias in the country. The seizure follows the United States also taking over the websites of energy companies that allegedly facilitated a deal to deliver Iranian fuel to Venezuela.

On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice announced that the United States seized the websites and Clicking on both website addresses now brings up a page reading, “This website has been seized” above the US Department of Commerce emblem.

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