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DOS designates various organizations, individuals as terrorists

  1. Original Date Announced

    January 14, 2021

    DOS maintained the designation of various organizations and individuals as terrorists, including: ISIL-Sinai Province (and Other Aliases), Lashkar i Jhangvi (and Other Aliases), Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (and Other Aliases), Jaysh Rijal al-Tariq al Naqshabandi (and Other Aliases), Jama'atu Ansarul Muslimina Fi Biladis-Sudan (Ansaru and Other Aliases), Harakat ul-Mujahidin (and Other Aliases), al-Nusrah Front (and Other Aliases), Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (and Other Aliases), Continuity Irish Republican Army (and Other Aliases), the National Liberation Army (and Other Aliases), and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (and Other Aliases).

    DOS also newly designated certain organizations and individuals as terrorists, including: Harakat Sawa'd Misr (and Other Aliases), Fuad Ahmad Nuri Ali al-Shakhan (effective date January 6, 2021, rather than December 22, 2020), Isma'il Fu'ad Rasul Ahmed (effective date January 6, 2021, rather than December 22, 2020), Muhammad Abbatay (effective date January 6, 2021, rather than December 22, 2020), and Sultan Yusuf Hasan al-`Arif (effective date January 6, 2021, rather than December 22, 2020). [ID #1294]

    2021.01.14 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11301] Review and Amendment of the Designation of ISIL-Sinai Province (and Other Aliases) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization 2021.01.14 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11310] Designation of Fuad Ahmad Nuri Ali alShakhan as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist 2021.01.14 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11309] Designation of Isma’il Fu’ad Rasul Ahmed as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist 2021.01.14 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11303] In the Matter of the Amendment of the Designation of Lashkar i Jhangvi (and Other Aliases) as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist 2021.01.14 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11313] Designation of Muhammad Abbatay as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist 2021.01.14 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11306] Review of the Designation as a Foreign Terrorist Organization of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (and Other Aliases) 2021.01.14 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11311] Designation of Sultan Yusuf Hasan al- ‘Arif as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist 2021.01.14 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11305] In the Matter of the Designation of Harakat Sawa’d Misr (and Other Aliases) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization 2021.01.14 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11302] Review and Amendment of the Designation of Lashkar i Jhangvi (and Other Aliases) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization 2021.01.14 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11307] Review of the Designations as Foreign Terrorist Organizations of Lashkar-eTayyiba (and Other Aliases); Jaysh Rijal al-Tariq al Naqshabandi (and Other Aliases); Jama’atu Ansarul Muslimina Fi . . .
  2. Effective Date

    December 22, 2020
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  4. Biden Administration Action: Approved/Retained

    December 1, 2021

    2021.12.01 Review of the Designations as Foreign Terrorist Organizations of Asbat al-Ansar (and Other Aliases); Harkat al-Mujahideen (and Other Aliases); The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (and Other Aliases); The Popular Front for . . .

    This Biden administration policy retains part of the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On December 1, 2021, DOS issued a notice maintaining the designation of The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (and Other Aliases) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization.

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Current Status

Fully in Effect
December 1, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: DOS

Associated or Derivative Policies

Documents

Trump-Era Policy Documents

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