Qatar accused of facilitating Syrian money-laundering operation

I want to share this intriguing news I’ve read today. It’s all about Qatar has been accused of facilitating a multi-million pound money laundering operation to fund terrorists in Syria. Top Qatari politicians, businessmen, charities and civil servants are alleged to have used a private office belonging to the country’s emir and two banks to funnel hundreds of millions of dollars to Nusra Front, an Al-Qaeda affiliate. The allegations are contained within papers filed at London’s High Court this week on behalf of nine Syrians, who are claiming damages for financial losses, torture, arbitrary detention and threats of execution they claim to have suffered as a result of the scheme, or at the hands of Nusra Front. All of the accused have vehemently and categorically denied the allegations. Qatar is due to host the next World Cup, taking place next year.



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Zachary Weaver

I am blessed with a funny gene that makes me enjoy life to the fullest. I love to travel, eat and jog. I write interesting topics in middle east and beyond