12 May '17, 4pm

Treasury adds 3 JDQ leaders, charity to list of global terrorists | FDD's Long War Journal

Yesterday, the US Treasury Department added three members of Jamaat ul Dawa al Quran (JDQ), a jihadist group that is based in Pakistan and Afghanistan, as well as JDQ’s Welfare and Development Organization, to its list of specially designated global terrorists. JDQ is a perfect example of the complex and evolving network of jihadist groups that operate in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. The three JDQ leaders who were listed by Treasury were identified as Hayat Ullah Ghulam Muhammad, Ali Muhammad Abu Turab, and Inayat ur Rahman. They have provided support and funds to the Taliban, Lashkar-e-Taiba, al Qaeda, and the Islamic State. The US listed JDQ as a terrorist organization in May 2016 and noted that it is “based in Peshawar, Pakistan, and eastern Afghanistan” and has “long-standing ties to al Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Taiba.” It is known to operate in Kunar province, Afghanist...

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