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    US Sanctions Six Persons for Sponsoring Daesh, Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda

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    The US has sanctioned six individuals for sponsoring terrorist organizations: Daesh, Nusra Front and al-Qaeda.

    This photo released on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD) shows a French army Rafale fighter jet on the tarmac of an undisclosed air base as part of France's Operation Chammal launched in September 2015 in support of the US-led coalition against Islamic State group
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    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States has sanctioned six individuals for sponsoring terrorist organizations, including Daesh, Nusra Front, al-Qaeda, the US Department of the Treasury announced in a press release on Thursday.

    "The US Department of the Treasury took action today to disrupt the fundraising and support networks of al-Qaida, al-Nusra Front, al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and Daesh by imposing sanctions on six individuals," the release said.

    Among the designated persons is Kuwait-based Abdullah Hadi ‘Abd al-Rahman Fayhan Sharban al-‘Anizi, who financially supported al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and the Nusra Front in Syria between late 2013 and late 2015.

    Another sanctioned individual is and Abd al-Muhsin Zabin Mutib Naif al-Mutayri, who provided funds to the Nusra Front.

    The Treasury Department also designated two persons based in Yemen — Nayif Salih Salim al-Qaysi for sponsoring AQAP, and Ghalib Abdullah al-Zaidi for providing AQAP with weapons, funding and recruits.

    The fifth sanctioned person is Syria-based Mostafa Mahamed, who provided funds to the Nusra Front.

    Finally, the Treasury Department sanctioned Libya-based Salmi Salama Salim Sulayman ‘Ammar for sponsoring the Islamic State, which is also known as Daesh and is outlawed in numerous countries including in the United States and Russia.

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