Saudi Arabia says it will punish anyone linked to Hezbollah

Dubai – Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it would punish anyone who belongs to the Lebanese Shi’ite Islamist group Hezbollah, sympathises with it, supports it financially or harbours any of its members. An Interior Ministry statement carried by the state news agency SPA said that Saudis and expatriates would be subjected to “severe penalties” under the kingdom’s regulations and anti-terrorism laws. Foreigners would be deported, it said.



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