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Hafiz Saeed had managed to keep his job as a professor in Lahore’s engineering university for more than a decade after founding the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba.(HT File)

US: Pak failed to stop LeT, JeM funds, recruiting

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 05:40 AM IST
Pakistan failed to uniformly implement UN sanctions against groups like the LeT, which continued to raise funds.
The Trump administration on Monday designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization.(AFP File Photo)
The Trump administration on Monday designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization.(AFP File Photo)

In a first, US designates Iran’s IRGC foreign terrorist organization

Hindustan Times, Washington | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2019 11:47 PM IST
The United States designated Iran a state sponsor of terrorism in 1984 and has accused it of supporting Hizballah, Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Kata’ib Hizballah, al-Ashtar Brigades. On Monday, Washington said Iran “employs terrorism as a central tool of its statecraft and uses the IRGC to direct and carry out its global terrorist campaign”.
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