June 12, 2018: UN, DFAT update Al-Nusrah Front counter terror designation

Yesterday, Australian regulators enacted the following changes to their counter terrorism sanctions program: 

QDe.137 Name: AL-NUSRAH FRONT FOR THE PEOPLE OF THE LEVANT

جبهة النصرة ألهل الشام :(script original (Name

A.k.a.: a) Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) ( الشام تحرير هيئة)original script); Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham; 

Hay’et Tahrir al-Sham; Hayat Tahrir al-Sham; Assembly for the Liberation of Syria; Assembly 

for the Liberation of the Levant; Liberation of al-Sham Commission; Liberation of the Levant 

Organisation Tahrir al-Sham; Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at) b) النصرة جبهة) the Victory Front; Jabhat 

al-Nusrah; Jabhet al-Nusra; Al-Nusrah Front; Al-Nusra Front) c) الشام فتح جبهة) Jabhat Fath al 

Sham; Jabhat Fath al-Sham; Jabhat Fatah al-Sham; Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham; Fatah al-Sham 

Front; Fateh al-Sham Front) d) Conquest of the Levant Front e) The Front for the Liberation of 

al Sham f) Front for the Conquest of Syria/the Levant g) Front for the Liberation of the 

Levant h) Front for the Conquest of Syria i) المجاهدين أنصار شبكة) Ansar al-Mujahideen 

Network – sub-unit name) j) الجهاد ساحات في الشام مجاهدو) Levantine Mujahideen on the 

Battlefields of Jihad – sub-unit name) F.k.a.: na Address: a) Syrian Arab Republic (Operates 

in) b) Iraq (Support network) Listed on: 14 May 2014 (amended on 7 Jun. 2017, 5 June. 

2018) Other information: Associated with Al-Qaida (QDe.004). Brought Syrian and foreign 

Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115) and Asbat al-Ansar (QDe.007) fighters, along with other foreign Al-

Qaida operatives, to join local elements in Syrian Arab Republic to carry out terrorist and 

guerrilla operations there. Previously associated with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant 

made by the United Nations ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee.

Link:

UN Notice

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