Sanctions Profile: Terrorism

At a glance

The UN imposes sanctions targeting terrorism under two regimes, one of which targets terrorist actors and organisations generally, and the other specifically targets ISIL (Da’esh) & Al-Qaida. It imposed its general terrorism sanctions, on all those participating in terrorist acts or supporting terrorists, in September 2001 by UN Security Council Resolution 1373 following the 9/11 attacks on the US.

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EU lists Al-Qaeda-linked group & people operating in the Sahel

The EU today added Ansarul Islam, the Burkinabe branch of Al-Qaeda-affiliated Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), its leader Jafar Dicko and JNIM senior commanders Sidan Ag-Hitta and Salem ould Breihmatt to its terrorism sanctions list. JNIM was listed by the UN and EU in October 2018 (previous post). Those designated today are alleged to be responsible for terrorist attacks on …

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US lists Russian Imperial Movement supporters

OFAC has designated Stanislav Shevchuk, a Europe-based representative of the Russian Imperial Movement (RIM), and Alexander Zhuchkovsky, a Russia-based supporter of RIM, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, as amended. RIM is said to be a Russia-based ultranationalist, white supremacist group which provides paramilitary-style training to supporters. It was designated by the US as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) …

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EU adds 3 to terrorism list & de-lists 3 from Syria sanctions

Syria-based al-Qaeda affiliated group Hurras al-Din has been added to the EU’s terrorism sanctions list, alongside its leader Faruq al-Suri and religious leader Sami al-Aridi. According to the EU, the group has been involved in the planning of external terrorist operations and has established operational camps in Syria. Hurras al-Din and Faruq al-Suri are also listed in the US. Press …

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US lists Hamas, IRGC-QF & Hizballah financial networks

The US has designated financial networks said to be linked to Hamas and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF) and Hizballah pursuant to counterterrorism authority Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, as amended, in 2 separate actions. Hamas On Tuesday (24 May 2022), OFAC listed alleged senior officials of the Hamas Investment Office Ahmed Sharif Abdallah Odeh and Usama Ali, and …

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New UN ISIL & Al-Qaida sanctions Ombudsperson appointed

Mr Richard Malanjum, former Chief Justice of Malaysia, was appointed as Ombudsperson to the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee in January 2022. Letter of Appointment & Notice. Requests for de-listing from the UN’s ISIL (Da’esh) & Al-Qaida Sanctions List may be submitted to the Ombudsperson, whose mandate is contained in resolution 2610 (2021). See here for information on de-listing …

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Current Sanctions

EU UK

Consolidated - ISIL (Da'esh) & Al-Qaida

Council Regulation (EU) 2016/1686

Parent Regulation - ISIL (Da’esh) & Al-Qaida

Council Regulation (EU) 2016/1686

Amended by:

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/281

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/999

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1539

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/270

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1717

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1943

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/19

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1128

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1124

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/235

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/836

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/949

Consolidated - ISIL (Da'esh) & Al-Qaida

Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/1693

Parent Decision - ISIL (Da’esh) & Al-Qaida

Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/1693

Amended by:

Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/1560

Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/283

Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1000

Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1540

Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/271

Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/25

Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1721

Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1944

Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1721

Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/20

Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/1126

Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/1132

Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/142

Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/613

Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/1825

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/240

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/837

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/950

Consolidated - ISIL (Da'esh) & Al-Qaida

Council Regulation (EC) 881/2002

Parent Regulation - ISIL (Da’esh) & Al-Qaida

Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002

Amended by:

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/733

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/816

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/855

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/888

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1033

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1204

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1494

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1562

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1809

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/257

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/353

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/259

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/288

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/390

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/483

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/706

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1473

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1460

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/2311

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/117

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/409

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/413

Consolidated - Regulation 2850/2001

Council Regulation (EC) 2850/2001

Parent Regulation - Regulation 2580/2001

Council Regulation (EC) No 2580/2001

Amended by:

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/24

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/507

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/622

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/791

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/850

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1353

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1731

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/218

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1297

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/138

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1016

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/147

Parent - Common Position 2001/931

Council Common Position 2001/931/CFSP

Amended by:

The Counter-Terrorism (International Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/573)

The Counter-Terrorism (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/577)