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State Department Statement on Al-Qaida designations

Designation of Al-Qa’ida-Linked Financial Facilitators PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 28, 2021Share The United States is designating one Turkey-based al-Qa’ida financial facilitator for materially assisting al-Qa’ida and one Syria-based terrorist fundraiser and recruiter for providing material support to Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS), a group linked with […]

OFAC adds to counter-terror, Syria & Syria-related programs… and makes some updates

OFAC today added the following persons: AL-SHABAN, Hasan (a.k.a. ALSHABAN, Hasan Suliman), Manbij, Syria; Sahinbey, Gaziantep, Turkey; DOB 07 Jan 1987; nationality Syria; Gender Male; Passport 02812L004397 (Syria); Identification Number 02120304806 (Syria); alt. Identification Number N006695928 (Syria); alt. Identification Number 99071138750 (Turkey) (individual) [SDGT]. FAYZIMATOV, Farrukh Furkatovitch (a.k.a. AL-SHAMI, Faruk; […]

EU renews counter terror sanctions for 6 more months

EU terrorist list: Council renews restrictive measures to combat terrorism for a further six months The Council today renewed the so-called EU terrorist list, which sets out persons, groups andentities subject to restrictive measures with a view to combating terrorism. The 14 persons and 21 groups and entities on the list are subject to the freezing of their funds and other financial assets in the EU. […]

OFAC’s Monday: One new terrorist (SDGT), one updated Belarusian

Today, OFAC added the following person to its counter terrorism sanctions: DJIBO, Ousmane Illiassou (a.k.a. DJIBO, Halid Illiassou; a.k.a. KOUNOU, Ousmane Illasou; a.k.a. “CHAFFORI, Petit”; a.k.a. “CHAPORI, Aboubacar”; a.k.a. “CHAPORI, Petit”; a.k.a. “CHAPPORI, Petit”; a.k.a. “ILLIASSOU, Djibbo”; a.k.a. “TCHAPORI, Petit”), Menaka Region, Mali; I-n-Arabane, Mali; Tillaberi Region, Niger; DOB 1984; […]

US adds to counter-terror sanctions, and makes some Iran and Syria updates

Today, OFAC added the following persons: AL-JAMAL, Sa’id Ahmad Muhammad (a.k.a. AL GAMAL, Saeed Ahmed Mohammed; a.k.a. RAMI, Abu-Ahmad; a.k.a. “ABU-‘ALI”; a.k.a. “AHMAD, Abu”; a.k.a. “HISHAM”), Iran; DOB 01 Jan 1979; nationality Yemen; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport 04716186 (Yemen) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked […]

OFAC designates 2 Houthi militants

Earlier today, OFAC designated the following person: AL-GHAMARI, Muhammad Abd Al-Karim (a.k.a. AL-GHAMARI, Muhammad ‘Abd-al-Karim Ahmad Husayn; a.k.a. AL-GHOMMARI, Muhammad; a.k.a. GHOMMARI, Muhammad; a.k.a. “Sayyid Hashim”), Yemen; DOB 1979; alt. DOB 1984; POB Izla Dhaen, Wahha District, Hajjar Governorate, Yemen; nationality Yemen; Gender Male (individual) [YEMEN]. under the Yemen program, […]

OFAC adds to counter terror, Burma sanctions

OFAC has added the following persons: AL-FAY, Ibrahim Ali ‘Awad (a.k.a. “Abu Ali al-Samarra’i”), Sakarya, Turkey; DOB 1968; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT]. AL-FAY, Idris ‘Ali ‘Awwad (a.k.a. AL-FAY, Idris Ali Awad Khalif; a.k.a. KHALIF, Idris Ali ‘Awad; a.k.a. “Abu Sayf al-Samara’i”; a.k.a. “Mullah Idris”), Owainat Village, Owainat District, Salah Ad […]