'The Department of State has designated the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) and Hizballah operative Husain Ali Hazzima as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs
) under Executive Order (EO) 13224,' according to a State Department notification issued on 02 July 2019.
The US State Department said in a statement, 'The Department of State has designated the Balochistan Liberation Army and Hizbullah operative Husain Ali Hazzima as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs
) under Executive Order (EO) 13224.'
Hizballah was designated as an FTO in 1997 and as an SDGT
BLA is "an armed separatist group that targets security forces and civilians, mainly in ethnic Baloch areas of Pakistan," whereas Jundallah, was designated as an FTO and SDGT
in 2010 and "began using the new name Jaysh al-Adl and associated aliases in 2012." Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).
In March 2017, Ahmad Hasan Yusuf and Alsayed Murtadha Majeed Ramadhan Alawi were also designated as SDGTs
The department in a statement said the Momabasa born resident has been named a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT
) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224 for assisting in, sponsoring, or providing financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, ISIS.
Manama: Bahrain has welcomed the designation of Qassim Abdullah Ali Ahmad, known as Qassim Al Muamen, one of the Iran-based leaders of Al Ashtar Brigades (AAB) as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT
Khalil, who previously headed Harkatul Mujahideen, is on the US list of Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT
"The aliases [MML and TAJK] have been added to LeT's designations as an FTO under Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT
) under Executive Order 13224," said the US State Department.
The State Department described the MML and the TAK as LeT 'aliases' and added their names to its lists of Foreign Terrorist Organisations (FTO) and Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT
"In the video, militants encouraged other Muslims to join the terrorist group and support ISIS's efforts in the region under the command of now-deceased SDGT
Isnilon Hapilon - recognized by ISIS as the leader of ISIS-Philippines," it said.