Last Updated: July 8, 2024

Jaysh al-Muhajirin wal-Ansar (JAMWA)


Battalion of Emigrants and Ansar; Army of Emigrants and Supporters organization; Battalion of Emigrants and Supporters; The Army Of Emigrants And Supporters


Syrian Arab Republic, (Jabal Turkuman area)

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Established by foreign terrorist fighters in 2013. Location: Syrian Arab Republic. Affiliated with Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq and Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant.

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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

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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