August 14, 2019: UN, DFAT update one counter terror listing

On Wednesday, Australian officials updated the following entity:

QDe.002 Name: AL-ITIHAAD AL-ISLAMIYA / AIAI
Name (original script): الاتحاد الاسلامي
A.k.a.: na F.k.a.: na Address: na Listed on: 6 Oct. 2001 ( amended on 21 Dec. 2007, 13 Dec. 2011, 18 Mar. 2013, 9 Aug 2019) Other information: Reported to have operated in Somalia and Ethiopia and to have merged with Harakat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujaahidiin (Al-Shabaab), which was accepted as an affiliate of Al-Qaida (QDe.004) by Aiman Muhammed Rabi al-Zawahiri (QDi.006) in Feb. 2012, and is also subject to the sanctions measures set out in Security Council resolution 1844 (2008) concerning Somalia and Eritrea (see www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/751).  Leadership included Hassan Abdullah Hersi Al-Turki (QDi.172) and Hassan Dahir Aweys (QDi.042).  AIAI has received funds through the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation (Somalia) (QDe.072). Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 21 Jun. 2010.  INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link:  www.interpol.int/en/How-we-work/Notices/View-UN-Notices-Entities.

after it was modified by the UN ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee.

Link:

UN Notice

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