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Honduras Deems Hezbollah A Terrorist Organization

On Monday 6 Jan. 2020 Honduras announced that it would join several other countries that have declared the Lebanon-based Hezbollah group as a terrorist organization. "Honduras joins Guatemala and other countries in announcing that Hezbollah will be declared an international terrorist organization nationwide," said Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández. With the move, Honduras joins several countries including the USA, the UK, Canada, Argentina, Paraguay, and Israel, as well as Bahrain, which have declared Hezbollah a terrorist entity. In 2013, the EU blacklisted Hezbollah's “military wing” as a terrorist organization, but failed to blacklist the group’s political arm. However, EU members the Netherlands and the United Kingdom consider all of Hezbollah a terrorist organization. The British government formally announced last year that it intends to ban the political wing of the Hezbollah as well as the “military wing”. The German Parliament recently approved a non-binding resolution calling on the German government to “decree an activity ban against Hezbollah in order not to tolerate any activity in Germany by representatives of the organization. Israel's Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz welcomed Honduras’ decision saying, "I applaud the Honduran government for its important decision to declare Hezbollah as a terrorist organization and to take the necessary sanctions against it." Katz added, "This is an important step in the worldwide war against terrorism. (VFI News/Arutz-7)

 “All who rage against you will surely be ashamed and disgraced; those who oppose you will be as nothing and perish. Though you search for your enemies, you will not find them. Those who wage war against you will be as nothing at all.” Isa. 41:11-12