A Lebanese Judge in Tyre has issued an order banning Lebanon-based local and international media outlets from interviewing U.S Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea.
The order comes in the wake of Shea’s comments with the Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya's Al Hadath TV, where she accused Hezbollah of hampering economic reforms and signaled potential U.S sanctions on the Shiite party's allies.
Quoting the judge's decision, the National News Agency reported that media outlets, which violate the order, will be shut for a one-year period and will be subject to a $200000 fine.
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