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Talal Hamiyah

Up to $7 Million Reward

Talal Hamiyah is the head of Hizballah’s External Security Organization (ESO), which maintains organized cells worldwide. The ESO is the Hizballah element responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of terrorist attacks outside of Lebanon. The attacks have primarily targeted Israelis and Americans.

The U.S. Department of Treasury designated Talal Hamiyah on September 13, 2012 as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) pursuant to Executive Order 13224 for providing support to Hizballah’s terrorist activities in the Middle East and around the world.

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Fuad Shukr

Up to $5 Million Reward

Fuad Shukr is a longtime senior advisor on military affairs to Hizballah’s Secretary General Hasan Nasrallah. Shukr is a senior Hizballah operative who is the military commander of Hizballah forces in southern Lebanon. He serves on Hizballah’s highest military body, the Jihad Council.

Shukr’s activities for and on behalf of Hizballah span over 30 years. He was a close associate of now-deceased Hizballah commander Imad Mughniyah. Shukr played a central role in the planning and execution of the October 23, 1983 U.S. Marine Corps Barracks Bombing in Beirut, Lebanon, which killed 241 U.S. service personnel. (Full Text »)

Muhammad al-Jawlani

Up to $10 Million Reward

Muhammad al-Jawlani, also known as Abu Muhammad al-Golani, also known as Muhammad al-Julani, is the senior leader of the terrorist organization, the al-Nusrah Front (ANF), the Syria branch of al-Qa’ida. In April 2013, al-Jawlani pledged allegiance to al-Qa’ida and its leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. In July 2016, al-Jawlani praised al-Qa’ida and al-Zawahiri in an online video and claimed the ANF was changing its name to Jabhat Fath Al Sham (“Conquest of the Levant Front”). Under al-Jawlani’s leadership, ANF has carried out multiple terrorist attacks throughout Syria, often targeting civilians. In April 2015, ANF reportedly kidnapped, and later released, approximately 300 Kurdish civilians from a checkpoint in Syria. In June 2015, ANF claimed responsibility for the massacre of 20 residents in the Druze village Qalb Lawzeh in Idlib province, Syria. (Full Text »)

Murder of Joel Wesley Shrum

Taizz, Yemen | March 18, 2012

On March 18, 2012, Shrum, aged 29, was shot and killed on his way to work in Taizz, Yemen, by a gunman riding on the back of a motorcycle that had pulled up alongside his vehicle. At the time of his death, Shrum worked at the International Training and Development Center as an administrator and English teacher. He was living in Yemen with his wife and two young children. A few days after the attack, the terrorist organization al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed responsibility for the murder. The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice Program is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction for those persons who committed, planned, or aided in the murder of American citizen Joel Shrum. (Full Text »)

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Up to $25 Million Reward

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, also known as Abu Du’a, also known as Ibrahim ‘Awwad Ibrahim ‘Ali al-Badri, is the senior leader of the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The threat that al-Baghdadi poses has increased significantly since the Department of State’s initial $10 million reward offer for information leading to his location, arrest, or conviction was announced in 2011. In June 2014, ISIL (also known as Da’esh) seized control of portions of Syria and Iraq, declared the establishment of an Islamic caliphate, and named al-Baghdadi as caliph. In recent years, ISIL has gained the allegiance of jihadist groups and radicalized individuals around the world, and has inspired attacks in the United States. (Full Text »)

Gulmurod Khalimov

Up to $3 Million Reward

Former Tajikistan special operations colonel, police commander, and military sniper Gulmurod Khalimov is an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) member and recruiter. He was the commander of a special paramilitary unit in the Tajikistan Ministry of Interior. Khalimov appeared in a propaganda video confirming that he fights for ISIL and has called publicly for violent acts against Americans. (Full Text »)

Abu-Muhammad al-Shimali

Up to $5 Million Reward

Senior Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Border Chief Tirad al-Jarba, better known as Abu-Muhammad al-Shimali, has been associated with ISIL, formerly known as al-Qaida in Iraq, since 2005. He now serves as a key official in ISIL’s Immigration and Logistics Committee, and is responsible for facilitating the travel of foreign terrorist fighters primarily through (Full Text »)

Trafficking in Oil and Antiquities Benefitting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)

The Rewards for Justice program is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the significant disruption of the sale and/or trade of oil and antiquities by, for, on behalf of, or to benefit the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known by its Arabic acronym as DAESH. (Full Text »)