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    According to a press release, US sanctioned financial operator for the Daesh terrorist group.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) The United States sanctioned Umar al-Kubaysi, an Iraq-based financial operator for the Daesh terror group (banned in Russia), the US Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said in a press release on Thursday.

    "OFAC designated Umar al-Kubaysi and his company, Al-Kawthar Money Exchange…[which] play an important role in Daesh's financial operations by moving money both within and outside of Daesh-controlled territory," the release stated.

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