Bahrain designates individuals, entities in Yemen as terrorists
(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency)
Manama, Safar 5, 1439, Oct 25, 2017, SPA -- In light of the ongoing efforts to eradicate terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and combatting the financing of terrorism, the Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Bahrain has classified a number of individuals and entities on the list of the leaders, funders and aiders of the terrorist organizations Daesh and Al Qaeda in Yemen.
According to BNA, the Bahraini ministry said that this measure comes as part of the joint efforts of the Global Terrorist Financing Targeting Centre (TFTC) in partnership with the United States of America and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the co-chairs of the TFTC, in addition to member states in the TFTC of which Bahrain is an active member.
"This decision reflects the resolve of the TFTC member states to target terrorism financing networks and related activities and is an indication of the keenness of the Kingdom of Bahrain and member states to deepen their partnership with the United States of America in order to curb terrorist groups financing," the ministry said.
"Based on relevant national legislations and according to UN Security Council resolution 1371/2001, the sanctions to be imposed on these names cover their assets inside the Kingdom of Bahrain and a ban on local citizens and residents dealing with them."
The designated individuals and entities are:
1Naief Saleh Salem Al Qaisi(Yemeni)
2Abdulwahab Mohammed Abdulwahab Al Hamiqani(Yemeni)
3Hashim Mohsen Aidarous(Yemeni)
4Nashwan Al Adani(Yemeni)
5Khalid Abdullah Saleh Al Marfadi(Yemeni)
6Seif Al Rab Slem Al Haishi(Yemeni)
7Adel Abdu Fari Othman Al Thahbani(Yemeni)
8Rodhwan Qanan (Rodhwan Mohammed Hossein Qanan)(Yemeni)
9Wali Nashwan Al Yafaie(Yemeni)
10Khalid Saeed Gabesh Al Abidi(Yemeni)
11Bilal Ali Al Wafi(Yemeni)
12Al Rahma Charity Foundation(Yemen)
13Al Khaer Supermarket(Yemen)
19:18 LOCAL TIME 16:18 GMT
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