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Twitter closes accounts of Hezbollah TV And Houthi forces

Hassan Nasrallah

Twitter has blocked the account of Al-Manar TV, belonging to Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah, saying it has not followed its rules.


Al-Manar has called the blocking a “political” act. Currently, the page is completely blank.


Twitter has also blocked an account belonging to Yemen’s Houthis, called “The Central Warfare Channel”.


In August 2018, Facebook and Twitter closed hundreds of Iran-connected accounts, saying they were part of an Iranian project to covertly influence public opinion in other countries. 


There have been numerous reports of overt and covert operations by Iran-affiliated individuals and accounts online spreading disinformation or militant propaganda.

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