UN ADDS 1 NAME TO ITS ISIL/AL-QAIDA SANCTIONS LIST

On 9th August, the UN advised that ADNAN ABOU WALID AL-SAHRAOUI had been added to the list of those subject to sanctions because of connections to ISIL (Da’esh)/Al-Qaida following a decision of the relevant sanctions committee.  He is said to be a former spokesperson of the Mouvement pour l’Unification et le Jihad en Afrique de l’Ouest (MUJAO), Emir of the Al-Mourabitoun group in Mali, and he pledged allegiance to ISIL.

https://www.un.org/press/en/2018/sc13452.doc.htm

HM TREASURY UPDATES ITS ISIL/AL-QAIDA SANCTIONS LIST

A Notice from HM Treasury on 10th August advised that the new name had been added to UK sanctions lists under the temporary designating provisions and pending his listing under an EU Regulation.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/733247/Notice_ISIL_10082018.pdf

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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