ISIL war chest targeted by US

US says ISIL sells oil on the black market and using other illegal ways to access money and expand its operations.

    The US says ISIL sells oil on the black market, collects millions of dollars in ransoms and raises money from sympathisers in the Gulf and elsewhere,

    The US treasury wants to cut the group's funding.

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington on its plans.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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