Hezbollah dismisses US multi-million-dollar rewards for arrest of its members

Lebanon’s Hezbollah group dismissed multi-million-dollar rewards offered by the United States for the arrest of two of its senior members, saying on Wednesday they would have no impact, told Reuters.

Washington has offered up to $7 million for information leading to the detention of Talal Hamiyah, head of Hezbollah’s foreign operations, and up to $5 million for Fuad Shukr, a top Hezbollah military operative.

The move on Tuesday came as the Trump administration prepared to unveil a strategy to step up pressure on Hezbollah’s main backer Iran. Nicholas Rasmussen, the head of the U.S. National CounterTerrorism Center, blamed the group for a series of attacks around the world.