US sanctions Islamic State supporters, targets finances

The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against major Islamic State leaders and financial figures and designated additional groups and individuals as foreign terrorist fighters. The Treasury Department announced sanctions against 15 Islamic State figures, including supporters and facilitators. The State Department designated 10 individuals and five groups as foreign terrorist fighters, including citizens of France and Britain, a designation that imposes sanctions and penalties on terrorists, it said in a statement.

via ynetnews.com

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