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The United States sought on Thursday to further choke off funding sources for Iranian-backed Hezbollah, imposing sanctions on its representative to Iran, as well as a major financier and his five companies in Europe, West Africa and the Middle East. The U.S. Treasury said Mohammad Ibrahim Bazzi was a Hezbollah financier operating through Belgium, Lebanon and Iraq, and was a close associate of Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh, who is accused of acquiring vast wealth during his decades-long rule. It also imposed sanctions on Hezbollah's representative to Iran, Abdallah Safi Al-Din, who it said served... [Read More]
A survivor, families of the disappeared and human rights organizations are seeking the extradition and prosecution in Ghana of Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh for allegedly ordering the killing of more than 50 West African migrants in 2005. [Read More]
Bodies discovered of 12 west Africans human rights groups say were killed under orders of former president Yahya Jammeh... [Read More]
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The Gambia has undergone a mini-revolution in the last two years. Does it have what it take to turn it into a true renaissance? [Read More]
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