US and Gulf states sanction six targets linked to ISIL

ISIL fighters wave flags as they take part in a military parade along the streets of Syria's northern Raqqa province in 2014 [File: stringer/Reuters]

The United States and six Gulf nations jointly sanctioned six targets including individuals and entities on Wednesday that the US claims are affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, or ISIS).

The Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC) member...