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US brands former Lebanese minister linked to Syria a 'terrorist'
The US dubbed former Lebanese government minister Michel Samaha a terrorist and froze his assets on Monday, saying he had supported attempts by Syria to incite violence in Lebanon.

 

The US Treasury designated Samaha, a former minister of information and tourism, as a "global terrorist" and said he had collaborated with the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to destabilize Lebanon. (Reuters)