EU updates Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen & Terrorism sanctions

Syria

The EU has de-listed Hisham Ikhtiyar and Anisa Al-Assad from its sanctions on Syria, and deleted a duplicate entry for Major General Fahd (aka. Lt General Fahid). See Regulation 2016/1735 implementing Regulation 36/2012 and Decision 2016/1746 implementing Decision 2013/255/CFSP.

Afghanistan

The EU has amended the list of people and entities under its sanctions on Afghanistan, in accordance with UN updates to its sanctions list on 21 July and 7 September. See Regulation 2016/1736 implementing Regulation 753/2011 and Decision 2016/1748 implementing Decision 2011/486/CFSP.

Yemen

The EU has updated the identifying information for Abd Al-Houthi and Abdulmalik al-Houthi under its sanctions on Yemen. The action implements UN updates made on 26 August 2016. See Regulation 2016/1737 implementing Regulation 1352/2014 and Decision 2016/1747 implementing Decision 2014/932/CFSP.

Terrorism

The EU has de-listed Muhammad Abu-Al-Khayr and Hassan Abu Bakr Qayed from its sanctions on ISIL and Al-Qaida. The de-listings implement a UN decision to remove the 2 people from its sanctions on 24 September 2016. See Commission Implementing Regulation 2016/1739 amending Council Regulation 881/2002.

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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