Hezbollah could be banned in UK in bid to toughen Iran stance

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Political wing not yet proscribed as ministers wanted to keep contact with Lebanon

Ministers are pressing to toughen the government’s stance towards Iran by proscribing the Iranian-backed group Hezbollah in Britain.

Hezbollah is a Lebanese-based political party and militia, and since 2008 the UK has banned only Hezbollah’s military wing or apparatus, not its political arm.

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