On 21 May, Homeland Security Today reported that the State Department had announced the revocation of 5 Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) designations under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) – Basque Fatherland and Liberty, Aum Shinrikyo, Mujahidin Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem, Kahane Chai, and Gama’a al-Islamiyya. All 5 organizations will remain designated as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) entities under Executive Order 13224. It also announcing the revocation of 6 now-deceased individuals as SDGT designated under Executive Order 13224: Abu al-Wardah, Mohad Moalim, Farah Mohamed Shirdon, Musa Abu Dawud, Aliaskhab Kebekov, and Ibrahim al-Rubaysh.
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