Kuwait designates 10 individuals, 4 entities as terrorists' entities

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, May 16 (KUNA) -- As part of Kuwait's efforts in combating terrorism and drying out its funding, the committee in charge of implementing the UN Security Council's resolutions which were issued under the seventh article of the United Nations charter, has designated four entities and 10 individuals as terrorist groups, a foreign ministry source said Wednesday.
The source told KUNA, the decision was made in partnership with the United States, the main partner for Terrorist Financing Targeting Centre (TFTC), in addition to member states, namely Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, and Oman.
The source noted such procedures comes as part of the relentless efforts by TFTC to counter terrorism financing, along with Kuwait's keenness to strengthen partnership with the US to eliminate financing terrorism groups, which threatens all member countries of the center.
The source added that in implementation of Security Council resolution 1373 of 2001 under the 7th chapter of UN charter, and decisions made by GCC leaders in their 37th session, which was held in Manama in 2016, measures will be taken in accordance with the Kuwaiti constitution and its laws and through the relevant bodies.
The designated individuals and entities are:

1. The military wing of Hezbollah

2. Naim Qasim

3. Mohammad Yazbik

4. Hussain Khalil

5. Hashim Safi Al-Deen

6. Talal Hamia

7. Adham Tabaja

8. Spectrum Al-Taif group

9. Hasan Ibrahim

10. Maher Trading

11. Al-Inmaa Engineering and Contracting

12. Ali Youssef Chararah

13. Ibrahim Ameen Al-Said

14. Husain Ibrahim

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