United Kingdom—New IRA Sought Ties With Militants In Middle East

Times Of London | 09/15/2020

The largest militant group in Northern Ireland has sought to obtain allies in the Middle East, including Hezbollah, reports the Times of London. Northern Irish and Irish assessments conclude that the New IRA has been liaising with Middle Eastern group in order to obtain weapons and financing. The Northern Irish group may have received mortars and assault rifles from Hezbollah, although security forces have not discovered any such weapons during search operations in Northern Ireland...

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