By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC targets al-Qaida’s support network in Yemen

OFAC has designated two alleged supporters of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), as well as its alleged front organisation the Rahmah Charitable Organisation, as Specially Designated Global Terrorists.  Yemeni citizens Al-Hasam Abkar and Abdallah al-Ahdal are both said to have provided financial and material support to AQAP, and to have recruited, radicalised, or commanded members of the group.  In...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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