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15 July 2024

Running Hezbollah-affiliate in UAE: 3 of Arab, Canadian origin charged

By Wam

The State Security Division of the Federal Supreme Court heard yesterday the case of three defendants of Arab and Canadian origin accused of establishing and running an international group affiliated to the Lebanese Hezbollah party inside the state without a permit from the government.
The defendant denied the charges levelled against them.
Presided over by Judge Falah Al Hajeri, the court adjourned the hearings to February 15 to listen to prosecutor witnesses at the request of the defendants' lawyers.
The defendants appeared before the court in the presence of relatives, representatives of the media and a diplomat from the Canadian embassy in the UAE.