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September 25, 2014: OSFI updates terror listings for Al-Qaida in Iraq, Islamic State

On Thursday, Canadian regulators made the following changes, listed in the Canada Gazette, to its anti-terrorism listings:

Section 1 of the Regulations Establishing a List of Entities is amended by

    • Replacing the name of the existing entity, “Al Qaida in Iraq (AQI)”, with “Islamic State (IS)”, and adding the following new aliases to the existing list of entities: “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, ISIL, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, ISIS, Al-Dawla Al-Islamiya fi al-Iraq wa al-Sham.”
    • Adding “Al Qaida in Iraq” as an alias of Islamic State.
    • Removing “The Organization Base of Jihad/Country of the Two Rivers” from the list of existing aliases of Al Qaida in Iraq in the French version of the Regulations.

Links:

OSFI Notice

Canada Gazette entry

 

Categories: Al-Qaida & ISIL (Da'esh) Sanctions OSFI Updates Sanctions Lists

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