Treasury sanctions 10 linked to financial facilitator for Houthi shipments


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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on June 4. The Treasury Department issues sanctions on 10 individuals and entities on Monday. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI | License Photo June 10 (UPI) -- The Treasury Department announced a round of sanctions against 10 individuals, entities, and vessels for the alleged illegal transport of oil and commodities to the network of Houthi financial facilitator Sa'id al-Jamal. It marked the seventh time Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's department targeted al-Jamal's network, which supports terrorist groups such as the Iranian-back Houthi rebels in Yemen. Advertisement "The Houthis continue to leverage...