UNSC warns of famine after US designates Houthi militia as an FTO

Speakers at the United Nations Security Council have warned that the US’ designation of the Houthi militia as a foreign terrorist organisation, which is due to come into effect on 19 January 2021, risks expediting a large-scale famine in Yemen (see post). Member...

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US lists HASM as a foreign terrorist organisation & renews other FTO designations

The US Department of State has designated Egypt-based Harakat Sawa’d Misr (HASM) as a foreign terrorist organisation (FTO), and has added 2 of its Turkey-based leaders Yahya al-Sayyid Ibrahim Musa and Alaa Ali Ali Mohammed al-Samahi to the list of specially designated...

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US identifies 9 Communist Chinese military companies & OFAC issues General Licence 2

Pursuant to Section 1237 of the NDAA 1999, the US Department of Defence has published the names of 9 companies identified as Communist Chinese military companies operating directly or indirectly in the US. See full list here. The additions include Xiaomi Corporation,...

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