Sanctions Profile: Iraq

At a glance

UN sanctions on Iraq were first imposed in 1990, by UN Security Council Resolution 661, in response to the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. The current UN Sanctions Committee and regime on Iraq was established in 2003 as the successor to the 1990 committee, by UN Security Council Resolutions 1483 and 1518.

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UK updates 3 general licences relating to military goods

The Export Control Joint Unit and Department for International Trade have amended 3 general licences: Open general trade control licence (maritime anti-piracy), Schedule 1 (goods) has been amended to include control entry PL9010 for non-military shotguns, meaning these items now require export authorisation; Open general export licence (export after exhibition or demonstration: military goods) has […]

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UNSC and EU update ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida and Iraq sanctions lists

ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida The UN Security Council has imposed an asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo on Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant – Khorasan (ISIL-K). The group was formed by a former Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander, supported by former Taliban faction commanders and has claimed responsibility for attacks in Afghanistan […]

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UNSC & EU delists 9 entities from Iraq sanctions

The UNSC has approved the removal of 9 entities from its Iraq sanctions lists pursuant to Resolution 1518 (2003).  The 9 entities: General Establishment for Tharthar Project, Iraqi Broadcasting and Television Establishment, Iraqi News Agency, Ministry of Youth, State Enterprise for Irrigation Projects, State Establishment of Haditha Dam, State Establishment of Mosul Dam, and State […]

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UN & EU delists 4 entities from Iraq sanctions

The UN Security Council has removed the following 4 entities from its Iraq sanctions list: General Establishment for Main Out Pall Drain, National Tobacco State Company, State Enterprise for Petrochemical Industries, and State Enterprise for Pulp and Paper Industries. As a result, they will no longer be subject to UN asset freezes. See UN Press […]

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UN & EU remove 8 entities from Iraq sanctions list

On 29 January 2019, the UN Security Council removed the following 8 entities from its Iraq sanctions list: General Establishment for Hospitality Affairs; General Establishment for Travel and Tourist Services; National Computer Centre; State Contracting Buildings Company; State Enterprise for Rubber Industries; State Organization for Buildings; State Organization for Tourism; and Al-Huda State Company for […]

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Current Sanctions

EU

Consolidated

Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003

Parent Regulation

Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003

Amended by:

Council Regulation (EC) No 1799/2003

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2119/2003

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2204/2003

Commission Regulation (EC) No 924/2004

Commission Regulation (EC) No 979/2004

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1086/2004

Council Regulation (EC) No 1412/2004

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1566/2004

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1087/2005

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1286/2005

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1450/2005

Commission Regulation (EC) No 785/2006

Council Regulation (EC) No 1791/2006

Council Regulation (EC) No 195/2008

Council Regulation (EC) No 175/2009

Council Regulation (EU) No 168/2010

Council Regulation (EU) No 131/2011

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 88/2012

Council Regulation (EU) No 85/2013

Council Regulation (EU) No 517/2013

Council Regulation (EU) No 791/2014

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1398

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1453

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1642

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1695

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2363

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/44

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/184

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/441

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2217

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/875

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/979

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1025

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1066

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1124

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1218

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1286

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1476

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1661

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1781

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/23

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/51

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/162

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/432

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/567

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/808

Consolidated

Common Position 2003/495/CFSP

Common Position

Common Position 2003/495/CFSP

Amended by:

Common Position 2003/735/CFSP

Common Position 2004/553/CFSP

Common Position 2008/186/CFSP

Common Position 2009/175/CFSP

Council Decision 2010/128/CFSP

Council Decision 2011/100/CFSP

Council Decision 2012/812/CFSP

Council Decision 2014/484/CFSP

Council Regulation (EEC) No 3541/92