Vicky Nanjappa

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If Qatar doesn’t do better on terror funding, it risks joining Pakistan in the Grey List

There have several instances both in the past as well as present whn Qatar has been accused of terror funding

New Delhi, Jun 07: Qatar has several times in the past faced severe scrutiny over its alleged financial ties to terrorism. The family of slain American journalist Steven Sotloff alleged in a lawsuit filed in May that prominent Qatari institutions wired $800,000 to an Islamic State Judge who ordered the murders of Sotloff and another American journalist James Foley. It may be recalled that the two were beheaded in Syria in 2014. The killing was filmed and published in propaganda videos.

The role of alleged terror funding by Qatar is not limited to the West alone. There are plenty of instances where individuals from Qatar and fuelled terror factories in India as well.

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