- Abdullah bin Khalid Al-Thani was photographed in Doha recently autographing a wall portrait of Qatar ruler
- The Anti-Terror Quartet — Egypt, the UAE, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia – set Abdullah Al-Thani on a rundown of 59 terrorists being protected by Qatar
JEDDAH: The re-emergence in public of a former Qatari interior minister connected to financing and advancing psychological warfare has rung alerts in the security network.
Abdullah bin Khalid Al-Thani was photographed in Doha recently autographing a wall portrait of Qatar ruler
The Anti-Terror Quartet — Egypt, the UAE, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia – set Abdullah Al-Thani on a rundown of 59 terrorists being protected by Qatar. He has been blamed for financing a few terror operations and of obliging psychological oppressors, incorporating those associated with the arranging and execution of the 9/11 assaults, at his farmhouse in Qatar.
According to the US Department of Defense, Al-Qaeda operative Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the principal architect of those attacks, moved to Qatar “at the suggestion of Abdullah Al-Thani.”
Abdullah Al-Thani is accepted to have given financing to Khalid Sheik Mohammed to help him in battle in the Bosnian war in 1995. While the US pushed for Khalid Sheik Mohammed’s capture, Abdullah Al-Thani disclosed to Khalid Sheik Mohammed about the developing weight for his confinement, prompting him leaving the nation with a Qatar-gave international ID on an administration official fly. When he returned, Abdullah Al-Thani was quickly bound to house capture.
Saudi scholar and international affairs expert Dr. Hamdan Al-Shehri said: “This man is a major supporter of terrorism and of Al-Qaeda and there is most likely that he appreciates the support of the Qatari administration. His re-appearance affirms all our most noticeably awful feelings of dread that Qatar is a hotbed of psychological oppressors and hostile to Arab plotters.”
“We had no issue with the United States. We were incredible partners. Be that as it may, Qatar needed to drive a wedge between our great ties thus allied with Iran, they upheld and encouraged Al-Qaeda’s 9/11 activity..”
“Their main role was to complete our association with the United States. With time and careful work by different nations it before long wound up evident who was pulling the strings of those psychological militants, and why.” Al-Shehri said it was anything but an incident that 15 Saudis were chosen by Al-Qaeda, Iran and Qatar for the 9/11 task.
Salman Al-Ansari, head of the Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee (SAPRAC) said: “I think it’s the right time to put all international pressure on the Qatari regime.”
Al-Shehri said that Abdullah Al-Thani was among the key links. “At the point when Doha acknowledged it was being uncovered it sent Abdullah Al-Thani out of people in general eye. In any case, it presently appears to be sufficiently encouraged to bring him over into general society glare. This demonstrates by and by that Qatar is the greatest promoter and supporter of terrorism, and that the Arabs, drove by Saudi Arabia, have been totally advocated in snapping ties with Qatar.”
In June 2017, after Saudi Arabia and three other states severed relations with Qatar, Al-Qaeda operatives and ideologues came out instantly in support of Qatar. Egyptian Mohammed Shawqi Islambouli, a US-designated terrorist, described Qatar as “the pride of the Arabs.” Abdalrahman bin Omeir Al-Nuaymi, who the US sanctioned in December 2013 for “providing financial support to Al-Qaeda, Asbat Al-Ansar, Al-Qaeda in Iraq, and Al-Shabaab,” was also among those who rallied in support of Qatar.
Al-Nuaymi posted on Twitter on June 4: “The most recent advancements in our locale have demonstrated that an express that sows pulverization (Saudi Arabia) is impelling the West to authorize states (Qatar) and people.”
Al-Nuaymi is a Qatar University teacher and previous leader of the Qatar Football Association. He was likewise an establishing individual from an unmistakable philanthropy — the Sheik Eid container Mohammad Al-Thani Charitable Foundation, named after an individual from the nation’s decision family. The Telegraph daily paper depicted him as “one of the world’s most productive terrorist financiers.”
Among the rundown of 59 people and 12 associations that the ATQ rebuked for supporting terror are a few who are additionally authorized by global associations, including the UN.
Also, Sa’d bin Sa’d Muhammad Shariyan Al-Ka’bi, a Qatari national transparently living in Qatar, was assigned by the UN in 2015 as a known facilitator and pledge drive for the Nusra Front. Al-Ka’bi’s exercises in Qatar, including the orchestrating of subsidizing and exchanging reserves are outstanding and reported, yet the Qatari government has done nothing to stop his activities.
Moreover, Abd Al-Latif bin Abdallah Salih Mohammed Al-Kawari is a known fundraiser for terrorist groups going back to the mid 2000s. Around then Al-Kawari was related with Ibrahim Isa Haji Mohammed Al-Bakr, himself an assigned terrorist by the UN and US. The two were working in Qatar to raise reserves for Al-Qaeda associations situated in Pakistan and Al-Kawari was straightforwardly associated with the exchange of assets from Qatar to Pakistan. Al-Kawari has likewise been related with raising money and the exchange of funders to the Al-Qaeda branch, the Nusra Front.
One of the significant requests made of Qatar by the Anti-Terror Quartet was: “Full withdrawal of all help, safe house and financing for dread and fanatic associations of different types.”