Last Updated: June 20, 2024

ISIS in the Islamic Sahel


ISIS in the Greater Sahara; ISIS in the Greater Sahel; Islamic State of the Greater Sahel; Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - Greater Sahara (ISIL-GS); Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – Greater Sahara (ISIS-GS); Islamic State in Iraq and Syria – Greater Sahara (ISIS-GS); ISLAMIC STATE IN THE GREATER SAHARA (ISGS)

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Formed in May 2015 by Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahraoui. Associated with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq). Splinter group of Al-Mourabitoun. Committed terrorist attacks in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso

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


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ISIL/Daesh & Al-Qaida


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

Sanctions Portfolio

- 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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