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Financial Sanctions: ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida

Friday, 16 June 2017

This news release is issued in respect of the restrictive measures directed against the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations.

Annex I to Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 has been amended with effect from 15 June 2017, following the publication of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/998.

The amendment reflects the decision made on 7June 2017 by the United Nations Security Council to amend the identifying information for one existing entry to whom the freezing of funds and economic resources applies.


Deleted information appears in square brackets.. Additional information appears in italics.



a.k.a: [(1) AL-NUSRA FRONT (2) Al-Nusrah Front (3) ANSAR AL-MUJAHIDEEN NETWORK (4) Jabhat Al Nusrah (5) jabhet Al Nusrah (6) LEVANTINE MUJAHIDEEN ON THE BATTLEFIELDS OF JIHAD] (1) the Victory Front (2) Jabhat al-Nusrah, (3) Jabhet al-Nusra (4) Al-Nusrah Front (5) Al-Nusra Front (6) Ansar al-Mujahideen Network (7) Levantine Mujahideen on the Battlefields of Jihad (8) Jabhat Fath al Sham (9) Jabhat Fath al-Sham (10) Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (11) Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham (12) Fatah al-Sham Front (13) Fateh al-Sham Front (14) Conquest of the Levant Front (15) The Front for the Liberation of al Sham (16) Front for the Conquest of Syria / the Levant (17) Front for the Liberation of the Levant (18) Front for the Conquest of Syria

Other Information: UN Ref. [QE.A.137.14]QDe. 137. Operates in Syrian Arab Republic and Iraq.

Listed on: 29/05/2014 Last Updated: 16/06/2014 16/06/2017 Group ID: 12981.

Financial institutions and other persons are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds or economic resources for, or provide financial services to, the designated entity.  If so, they must freeze such accounts or other funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services.  They must also report their findings to the Sanctions Officer at the Customs and Excise Division of the Treasury.  Where a relevant institution has already reported details of accounts, other funds or economic resources held frozen for the designated entity they are not required to report these details again.

Failure to comply with financial sanctions legislation or to seek to circumvent its provisions is a criminal offence

Further details of the sanctions regime related to ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida  and links to the Consolidated List of Individuals and entities subject to other financial sanctions regimes may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

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