The US and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-led Terrorist Financing Targeting Centre (TFTC) yesterday designated 13 people and three entities on its terrorist financing list.

The TFTC includes the US and GCC member-states Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, and was established to counter regional money laundering and terrorist financing networks.

The individuals include three people affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), four individuals and one company linked with the terrorist organisation, Daesh, and six financiers affiliated with Nigerian terrorist group, Boko Haram. All of the targets have previously been designated by the US.