U.S. brands former Lebanese minister Samaha a “terrorist”

The United States dubbed former Lebanese government minister Michel Samaha a terrorist and froze his assets on Monday, saying he had supported attempts by Syria to incite violence in Lebanon. The U.S. Treasury designated Samaha, a former minister of information and tourism, as a “global terrorist”

Samaha’s plot:Lebanon seeks testimony of Syrian officials

Lebanon’s military prosecutor has asked an investigative judge presiding over the case of former Lebanese Information Minister Michel Samaha, who’s accused of possession of explosives, to question two Syrian officers allegedly involved in supplying him.