Thanks to the support of the «Free World» Al Qaida has its own Bank in Idlib!
Local sources in the city of Idlib revealed that the Al Nusra front Currently known as «Haya’at Tahrir Al Sham» HTS, has turned the Al Waseet for remittances company, which was managed by them to a bank and called it the Bank of Sham.
The sources told the Russian news agency Sputnik, that the work of the bank who former was a Syrian government industrial bank in Idlib before it was captured by rebels groups in 2015, later Al Nusra front took it over.
Al Nusra Front currently known HTS is the Syrian branch of Al Qaeda is using the bank in the city, focusing on receiving remittances of the fuel company run by them, which is concerned with the purchase of gasoline and fuel oil and distribute it to the population of the northern regions that control.
HTS is also purchasing the US dollar and the Syrian pound and exchange it with the Turkish lira, where the Syrian-backed «terrorist groups works directly and support the Turkish economy, especially after the sharp drop in the exchange rate of the Turkish lira.
The resources and the methods that HTS is using are varies, when the HTS which is the arm of Al Qaeda in the Levant region, trying to multiple it in order to increase its income and funding and control over the economic resources of the North.
The establishment of the Authority follows its first bank in Idlib in this context.
The sources confirmed that these procedures were not accepted by the people of Idlib, who considered it indirect intervention by the left in their daily lives and they refuse to deal with other than the Syrian pound.
According to data that shows, HTS relies on key sources of funding such as car and real estate offices, land rentals and real estate investments in areas close to the Turkish border, especially in the towns of Sarmada and Al Dana.
The revenues of these projects are estimated at more than $ 150 million annually.
The Turkish currency has recently fallen to a record low against the US dollar, while investors worried about inflation and a large current account deficit see the central bank need to tighten monetary policy to support the lira.
Inflation fears, trade fears and a series of geopolitical and economic risks still stand Has been a stumbling block to the rise of the Turkish lira, from the recession it has been experiencing for years, before it worsened in recent months.
Turkey's currency has reached negative records in the last few days as the presidential election approaches.
While the United States and Western countries are tightening their grip on a number of countries and imposing severe economic sanctions and strict controls over their banks, terrorist organizations in the region still have the freedom to transfer funds smoothly away from any oversight or accountability of banks involved in dealing with them.
According to media reports since 2016, the information available to the US judiciary confirms the involvement of six Turkish banks, some of which are government, Kuwaiti and Saudi work in Istanbul, financed ISIS and other terrorist organizations in Syria, in addition to businessmen and associations in Kuwait and the Gulf countries funds and sent to special accounts in the mentioned banks to be withdrawn and handed over funds to ISIS and „Al Nusra front“ HTS and other terrorist organizations in Syria.
In October 2017, French non-governmental organization Sherpa revealed documents proving the involvement of French diplomats in supporting armed terrorist organizations in Syria.
The documents confirmed that former French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, former French Ambassador to Syria Eric Chevalier and France's envoy Syria Franck Gellet, were funding ISIS and „Al Nusra front“ HTS in Syria through the French Cement company „Lafarge“, after a scandal of the had funded these two terrorist groups.
French media quoted the association as saying that „the scandal documents prompted the French judiciary to call Fabius and the two ambassadors for questioning on the events of case“.