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UNSC Blacklists Osama bin Laden's Son Hamza

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has designated Hamza bin Laden, the son of slain al Qaida chief Osama bin Laden, under its sanctions list by describing him as being seen as the “most probable successor” of the group’s current leader Aiman al-Zawahiri. UNSCs 1267 ISIL and Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee has listed Hamza bin Laden ..

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UNSC adopts Resolution 2428 to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted a resolution 2428 (2018) to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan. The measure will stop the flow of weapons to armed groups in the country. It is in addition to the current sanctions, till May 31, 2019. Under the terms of Resolution, all Member States must ..

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EU intensifies arms embargo & sanctions against Syria

The European Union intensified arms embargo and sanctions against the Syria government in reaction to rising violence in the country. The 27-member Union adopted the conclusion according to which vessels and aircraft heading to Syria will be inspected if it is suspected that the cargo contains arms or equipment for internal oppression. As per the ..

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