7th APRIL 2015 - Vol.XXXVIII No.018
Local News

GCC may put Hizbollah on terror list

MANAMA: GCC countries may consider placing Lebanese Shi'ite organisation Hizbollah, which is openly involved in the Syrian conflict, on their terror list, according to Kuwaiti daily newspaper Al Rai.

Bahrain will ask GCC foreign ministers to discuss placing Hizbollah on the terror list at a meeting in Jeddah on Sunday, the newspaper said, quoting diplomatic sources.

Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa will chair the meeting.

The ministers will also discuss Gulf security, continued Iranian threats, especially the smashing of Iranian spy rings in a number of GCC states, in addition to the Syrian crisis.

Bahrain on Monday banned opposition groups from all contact with Hizbollah, a month after branding the movement as a "terrorist organisation."

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