US designates 2 ISIL leaders

The US State Department has designated 2 leaders of ISIL, Ahmad Alkhald and Abu Yahya al-Iraqi, as Specially Designated Global Terrorists. Mr Alkhald is said to be an ISIL bomb-maker who served as explosives chief of the terrorist cell that carried out the November 2015 attacks in Paris and the March 2016 attack in Brussels. Mr al-Iraqi is a senior...

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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