On February 9th, the Treasury Department designated Said Jan 'Abd Al-Salam and Khalil Al-Rahman Haqqani, two Afghan individuals, as Specially Designated Global Terrorists. Al-Salam was designated for acting for or on behalf of al-Qa'ida and for providing support to the Taliban; and Haqqani was designated for acting for or on behalf of the Taliban, for providing support to al-Qa'ida and for acting for or on behalf of Sirajuddin Haqqani. As a result of the designations, U.S. persons are prohibited from engaging in any transactions with these individuals, and any assets they hold under U.S. jurisdiction are frozen. Treasury Department Press Release.