Last Updated: May 21, 2024

Ansar al-Islam


Jund al-Islam; Soldiers of Islam; Kurdistan Supporters of Islam; Supporters of Islam in Kurdistan; Followers of Islam in Kurdistan; Soldados del Islam; Simpatizantes kurdos del Islam; Simpatizantes del Islam en Kurdistán; Seguidores del Islam en Kurdistán; Soldados do Islão; Apoiantes Curdos do Islão; Apoiantes do Islão no Curdistão; Se...



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The founder is Najmuddin Faraj Ahmad; Associated with Al-Qaida in Iraq; Located and primarily active in northern Iraq but maintains a presence in western and central Iraq.

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Restrictive measures with respect to ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida


UN, EU-horizontal

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ISIL/Daesh & Al-Qaida


Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission, Prohibition to satisfy claims

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- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - It is prohibited to grant claims to the persons or entities listed in Council Regulation (EU) 2016/1686. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of C...

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The UN Security Council has introduced two separate restrictive measures regimes to combat terrorism. On 15 October 1999, restrictive measures were introduced in relation to the Taliban through UN Security Council Resolution 1267 (1999). On 16 January 2002, the measures were extended to cover the Al-Qaida organization and other individuals, groups,...

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