US to designate Yemeni Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation & SDGT

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that Congress will be notified of his intent to designate Ansarallah, also known as the Houthis, as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation (FTO) under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) entity, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224. 3 Houthi leaders, Abdul Malik al-Houthi, …

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About Michael O'Kane

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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