April 3, 2018: UN, HMT add entity to ISIL/Al-Qaida sanctions

On Tuesday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) added the following entity: 

1. KHATIBA IMAM AL-BUKHARE (KIB)

a.k.a: KHATAIB AL-IMAM AL-BUKHARI Address: (1) Afghanistan/Pakistan border area (previous location). (2) Idib, Aleppo and Khama, Syrian Arab Republic (operation zone). (3) Khan-Shaykhun, Syrian Arab Republic, (53km south of Idib, location as at March 2018). Other Information: UN Ref QDe.158. Associated with Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137). Committed terrorist attacks in the Syrian Arab Republic. Since 2016, redeployed to Northern Afghanistan to project attacks against Central Asia countries. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017]. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 03/04/2018 Group ID: 13624.

to its counter terrorism sanctions, after its addition by the United Nations ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee.

Just a reminder: note the wording referring to the temporary nature of the listing. Assuming the EU follows suit and adds the listing, HMT will update this again, removing this wording (and changing the Last Updated date).

Links:

HMT Notice

UN Press Release

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