Lebanon’s Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah repeated calls on Monday for the cabinet to seek a U.S. sanctions waiver to import Iranian fuel and alleviate crippling shortages. Nasrallah said the government should make power shortages a priority, adding the total blackout that occurred on Saturday when Lebanon’s two largest power plants ground to a halt was like a “clinical death” for the country. “Let the government ask for a sanctions waiver and let the Lebanese companies go and buy … and then we will withdraw from this file completely,” Nasrallah said in a televised speech. The Iran-backed Lebanese Shi’ite Hezbollah group has been coordinating Iranian shipments of fuel oil and gasoline for Lebanon since August as shortages spread amid an economic […]