Taliban, Al Qaeda, ISIL (Da'esh) & Other Terrorist Entities

Information as of: 20th December 2019

Latest Updates
EU/UK On the 14 Oct under (CFSP) 2019/1721 restrictive measures were renewed until 31 Oct 2020
Further Details
UN S/Res/1267 freezes assets of now deceased Osama Bin Laden, designated associates & companies. Reaffirmed Dec 2009 (S/Res/1904). Urges implementation of Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) Forty Recommendations on Money Laundering & FATF Nine Special Recommendations on Terrorist Financing. S/Res/2179 (2014), effective 24 Sep 2014, imposes a ban on entry into or transit through a Member State's territory of any individual whom the State has reasonable grounds to believe is seeking entry into or transit through their territory for the purposes of the perpetration, planning, or preparation of, or participation in, terrorist acts or the providing or receiving of terrorist training, and the financing of their travel and of their activities. S/Res/2253 (2015) extends UN asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo measures to include ISIL (Da'esh) effective 17 Dec 2015.
US List of sanctioned terrorist entities updated frequently. Dec 2010 - certain exemptions introduced to Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations & Terrorism Sanctions Regulations for provision of legal services & authorising payments for legal services on behalf of blocked persons. Officials, agents, or affiliates of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) subject to blocking provisions of GTSR as of 31 Oct 2017. EO12947 was extended until 24 Jan 2020 which prohibits transactions with terrorists who seek to disrupt the Middle East Peace Process. Modernising Sanctions to Combat Terrorism” was introduced, effective 11 Sept 2019, which amends and enhances the powers in Executive Order 13224 (blocking assets of persons who commit, threaten to commit or support terrorism) including secondary sanctions for any “foreign” (non‑U.S.) financial institution that knowingly conducts or facilitates any future “significant transaction” on behalf of any person blocked pursuant to the past and current terrorism-related Executive Orders.
EU/UK The Terrorist Asset-Freezing Act (2010) implements UN Regulation 1373 (2001) and Council Regulation (EU) 2580/2001 in the UK. Sanctions reaffirmed periodically & SDN's & entities on sanctions list regularly amended. CFSP 2016/1693 was renewed by CFSP 2018/1540 until the 31 Oct 2019.
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