Anti-Terror Quartet Adds 2 Entities, 11 Individuals To Terror List


The Anti-Terror Quartet — Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, Bahrain — has added two new entities and 11 individuals to the terror lists for their role in disseminating and supporting terrorism.

In a statement released through the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the quartet identified the two terror entities as the International Islamic Council “Massaa'” and the World Union of Muslim Scholars.

The statement identified the individuals as Khaled Nazem Diab, Salem Jaber Omar Ali Sultan Fathallah Jaber, Moyasar Ali Musa Abdullah Jubouri, Mohammed Ali Saeed Atm, Hassan Ali Mohammed Juma Sultan, Mohammed Suleiman Haidar Mohammed Al-Haydar, Mohammed Jamal Ahmed Hishmat Abdul Hamid, Alsayed Mahmoud Ezzat Ibrahim Eissa, Yahya Alsayed Ibrahim Mohamed Moussa, Qadri Mohamed Fahmy Mahmoud Al-Sheikh and Alaa Ali Ali Mohammed Al-Samahi.

Of the entities that were added to the list the statement said: “The two listed entities are terrorist organizations working to promote terrorism through the exploitation of Islamic discourse and its use as a cover to facilitate various terrorist activities.”

The quartet also identified Qatar’s role in aiding terrorist, “The Individuals also have carried out various terrorist operations in which they have received direct Qatari support at various levels, including providing them with passports and assigning them to Qatari institutions with a charitable appearance to facilitate their movement,” the statement said.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed ties with Doha on June 4, accusing it of supporting terrorism.

The quartet, through monitoring “emphasize continued Qatari authorities’ support for and sponsor and finance of terrorism, promotion of extremism and dissemination of hate speech, and that these authorities have not taken effective action to stop terrorist activity,” the statement said.

“The four countries reaffirm their commitment to strengthening all efforts to combat terrorism and to establish security and stability in the region, and stresses that they will not hesitate to pursue individuals and terrorist groups and will support all means in this regard at the regional and international levels,” the statement continued.

“They will continue to combat terrorist activities and to target the financing of terrorism regardless of its source, and will continue to work with partners around the world to effectively reduce the activities of terrorist and extremist organizations that should not be tolerated by any state.

The four countries also thank all the countries that support them in their actions in the fight against terrorism, extremism and violence, and rely on them to continue their efforts and cooperation to eradicate this phenomenon, which has long been evil throughout the world,” said the statement.

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