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EU sanctions Yahya Sinwar, Hamas chief in Gaza

(JNS) — The European Council, which represents the national governments of all 27 European Union member states, agreed on Tuesday to impose sanctions on Hamas leader in Gaza Yahya Sinwar in response to the Islamist group’s Oct. 7 massacre in southern Israel that claimed at least 1,200 lives and wounded thousands.

The terrorist leader was already placed under sanctions by the United States and the United Kingdom in 2015 and 2023, respectively.

Effective immediately, Sinwar will be “subject to the freezing of his funds and other financial assets in E.U. member states. It is also prohibited for E...


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