US State Dept lists Saraya al-Mukhtar as an SDGT

The US State Department has designated the Bahrain-based Saraya al-Mukhtar group as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist pursuant to Executive Order 13224 (asset freeze) on the basis that it poses a “significant risk of committing acts of terrorism that threaten the national security and foreign policy of the United States”. The press release says that Saraya al-Mukhtar receives financial and …

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About 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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