Lebanese banks

Source: New Round of U.S. Sanctions Looming Ahead

Senator Daryl Issa, who lately headed a U.S. congressional delegation, conveyed a crucial message to Lebanese officials he met, revealing that U.S. President Donald Trump is determined to tighten sanctions on groups that are considered to jeopardize the security of Lebanon and the region. A diplomatic source told Al-Liwaa newspaper that pressure on Lebanese banks will increase, adding that U.S. sanctions will affect two of them along with new individuals.