Aug. 20, 2021

Will Iranian fuel allow Hezbollah to solve Lebanon's energy crisis?

Iran/Energy

The growing disorder in Lebanon’s energy imports has given Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah a new opportunity to lambast the Lebanese government. Charging the authorities with failing to secure essential petroleum products, Nasrallah declared on Aug. 19 that fuel will arrive from Iran via a tanker without providing further details. The announcement followed his continuous pledges over the past year to obtain US-sanctioned Iranian gasoline and diesel fuel amid an unabating war of words with Washington...

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Noam Raydan
Noam Raydan
Noam Raydan is a Baghdad-based independent energy researcher and reporter, focusing on Iraq, Lebanon and Iran. ... Full Bio
فارسیPersian
فارسیPersian
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عربيArabic