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 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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