Three senior Al Qaeda leaders in Iran hit with Treasury Dept sanctions

The US Treasury Department said Wednesday that Washington had imposed economic sanctions on three senior members of Al Qaeda living in Iran. The step froze any financial assets of Faisal Al-Amri Al-Khalidi, Yisra Ibrahim Bayumi and Abu Bakr Ghumayn in the US. The three are accused of helping transfer funds from South Asian countries to the Middle East, financing terror, and trade and shipping of arms to Middle Eastern countries.          

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