Saudi Arabia Sanctions Individuals and Company Linked to Hezbollah
October 20, 2016
(WASHINGTON, DC) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today designated as supporters of terrorism two individuals and a business over their links to Hezbollah.
Those sanctioned are Lebanese nationals Muhammad Al-Mukhtar Falah Kallas and Hasan Jamal-al-Din; and the Iraq and Lebanon-based Global Cleaners (aka: GLBAL CLEN S.A.R.L.).
The individuals and business sanctioned today were designated under the Saudi Law of Terrorism Crimes and Financing and Royal Decree A/44, which targets terrorists and their supporters for acting for, or on behalf of terrorist organizations. Under the law, any assets of under Saudi jurisdiction are frozen, and Saudi citizens or residents are generally prohibited from engaging in any transactions with the individuals or entities.
The Kingdom will continue to label those linked to Hezbollah as terrorists and sanction the individuals or groups according to the Kingdom's laws designated to combat terrorism.