The State Department’s newly released Country Reports on Terrorism for 2015 suggests that several Gulf States still have a lot of work to do when it comes to terrorist fundraising.
New US sanctions on two Qatari citizens expose Doha’s uneven response.
The United Nations Secretary General greeted ‘Abd al Wahhab al Humayqani at Geneva for peace talks in his capacity as a member of the Yemeni government in exile’s delegation. The US listed Humayqani as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist and described him as al Qaeda’s emir for Al Baydah province in Yemen as well as a financier, recruiter, attack planner, and ideologue.
Qatar recalls ambassador from Egypt in dispute over Libya airstrikes
1 of the Taliban 5 back in the game
Officials: Detainee swapped for Bergdahl suspected of militant activities
Freed al Qaeda agent was part of proposed swap for Americans jailed in Qatar
Qatar continues to celebrate the release of Ali Saleh Kahlah al Marri, an admitted al Qaeda sleeper agent, from a US federal prison last week. The prime minister of Qatar has even reportedly called al Marri to congratulate him.