Abdullah Azzam Brigades

Type
Organization

Name
Abdullah Azzam Brigades

Country
Syria · Lebanon

Legal form
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Other name
ABDALLAH AZZAM BRIGADES · YUSUF AL-'UYAYRI BATTALIONS OF THE ABDULLAH AZZAM BRIGADES · BRIGADES ABDALLAH AZZAM (AAB) · AAB · Abdallah Azzam Brigades (AAB) · Yusuf al-'Uyayri Battalions of the Abdallah Azzam Brigades · Marwan Hadid Brigade · Ziyad al-Jarrah Battalions of the Abdallah Azzam Brigades · ZIYAD AL-JARRAH BATTALIONS OF THE ABDULLAH AZZAM BRIGADES · Marwan Hadid Brigades · ABDULLAH AZZAM BRIGADES · ABDALLAH AZZAM BRIGADES (AAB) · MARWAN HADID BRIGADES · Abdullah Azzam Brigades · Yusuf al-'Uyayri Battalions of the Abdallah Azzam · MARWAN HADID BRIGADE · Yusuf al-'Uyayri Battalions of the Abdallah Brigades

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Topics
Sanctioned entity

Listed on 23 Sep. 2014 (amended 6 Dec 2019)

Operates in Lebanon, Syria and the Arabian Peninsula.

Abdallah Azzam Brigades was listed on 23 Sep 2014 pursuant to paragraphs 2 and 4 of resolution 2161 (2014) as being associated with Al-Qaida for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing, or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of”, “recruiting for” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of”Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QE.A.137.14).

During 2014, AAB carried out joint attacks with Al-Nusrah Front. For example, in summer 2014, the two groups carried out a joint attack in the Qalumun area, Syria.

AAB also claimed joint responsibility with Al-Nusrah Front in Lebanon for several rocket attacks in Hermel, Lebanon, in Dec 2013, January 2014, and Mar 2014. In Dec 2014, Abu Mohammed al-Jawlani (QI.A.317.13), the leader of Al-Nusrah Front, publicly stated that his group now had a Lebanese wing that had claimed responsibility for the Hermel rocket attack.

Other information: Operates in Lebanon, Syria and the Arabian Peninsula. Date of designation referred to in Article 2a(4)(b): 23.9.2014.

Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 2368 (2017) was concluded on 4 Dec 2019. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link available.

(UN Ref):QDe.144

AAB has also claimed responsibility for multiple attacks in Lebanon linked to the uprising in Syria, including the Nov 2013 attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, which killed 147 people, and the Feb 2014 suicide bomb attack against the Iranian Cultural Center in Beirut that killed 129. After the Iranian Cultural Center bombing, AAB released a statement saying that the attacks were a sign of solidarity with the Syrian uprising.

An armed group that has carried out joint attacks with Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137). Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 2368 (2017) was concluded on 4 Dec. 2019. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link: https://www.interpol.int/en/How-we-work/Notices/View-UN-Notices-Entities

Abdallah Azzam Brigades (AAB) was formed in 2009 and is connected to Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QE.A.137.14). AAB is divided into two branches, the Lebanon-based Ziyad al-Jarrah Battalions and the Arabian Peninsula-based Yusuf al-'Uyayri Battalions.

An armed group that has carried out joint attacks with Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (Qde.137).

An armed group that has carried out joint attacks with Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QE.A.137.14.).

An armed group that has carried out joint attacks with Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137).Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 2368 (2017) was concluded on 4 Dec.2019.INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link: https://www.interpol.int/en/How-we-work/Notices/View-UN-Notices-Entities.QDe.145 Name: ANSA

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Sanctions

Sanction
AuthorityEuropean External Action Service
ProgramTAQA
Start date
End datenot available
CountryEuropean Union
Listing date
Reason1058/2014 (OJ L293)
Source linkeur-lex.europa.eu
Sanction
AuthorityДержавна служба фінансового моніторингу України (Держфінмоніторинг)
ProgramРезолюції РБ ООН 1267 (1999) та 1989 (2011)
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CountryUkraine
Source linkfiu.gov.ua
Sanction
AuthorityDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
Program1267/1989/2253 (ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida)
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End datenot available
CountryAustralia
Modified on
Source linkwww.dfat.gov.au
Sanction
AuthorityOffice of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
ProgramBlock · Program · SDN List
Start date
End datenot available
CountryUnited States
ReasonExecutive Order 13224 (Terrorism) · INA
Source linkwww.treasury.gov
SummarySDGT · FTO
Sanction
AuthorityOffice of Financial Sanctions Implementation · UK and UN
ProgramISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida
Start date
End datenot available
CountryUnited Kingdom
Modified on
Record IDAQD0002
Source linkwww.gov.uk
StatusAsset Freeze Targets
Sanction
AuthorityUnited Nations Security Council (UN SC)
ProgramAl-Qaida
Start date
End datenot available
Modified on
Record IDQDe.144
Source linkwww.un.org
Sanction
AuthoritySpecially Designated Nationals (SDN) - Treasury Department
ProgramSDGT · FTO
Start datenot available
End datenot available
CountryUnited States
Source linkhome.treasury.gov
Sanction
AuthorityState Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)
ProgramOrdinance of 2 October 2000 on measures against individuals and entities associated with Usama bin Laden, the group «Al-Qaïda» or the Taliban (SR 946.203), annex 2
Start datenot available
End datenot available
CountrySwitzerland
Modified on
Source linkwww.seco.admin.ch

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