By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US designates Iran-backed terrorist group AAH

The US Department of State has designated Aaa’ib Ahl Al-Haq (AAH) as a foreign terrorist organisation and a specially designated global terrorist (SDGT) under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act and E.O. 13224, respectively. Formed in 2006, AAH is said to be an Iran-backed, Iraq-based militant organisation that has claimed responsibility for over 6,000 attacks on US and …

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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...

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