2018-11794. In the Matter of the Amendment of the Designation of Al-Nusrah Front (and Other Aliases) as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist  

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    Based upon a review of the administrative record assembled in this matter, and in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of the Treasury, I have concluded that there is a sufficient factual basis to find that Al-Nusrah Front (and other aliases) is also known as Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, also known as Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham, also known as Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, also known as HTS, also known as Assembly for the Liberation of Syria, also known as Assembly for Liberation of the Levant, also known as Liberation of al-Sham Commission, also known as Liberation of the Levant Organisation, Start Printed Page 25497also known as Tahrir al-Sham, also known as Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at.

    Therefore, pursuant to Section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224, I hereby amend the designation of Al-Nusrah Front as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist to include the following new aliases: Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, also known as Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham, also known as Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, also known as HTS, also known as Assembly for the Liberation of Syria, also known as Assembly for the Liberation of the Levant, also known as Liberation of al-Sham Commission, also known as Liberation of the Levant Organisation, also known as Tahrir al-Sham, also known as Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at.

    This determination shall be published in the Federal Register.

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    Dated: May 17, 2018.

    Michael Pompeo,

    Secretary of State.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-11794 Filed 5-31-18; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Published:
06/01/2018
Department:
State Department
EntryType:
Notice
Document Number:
2018-11794
Pages:
25496-25497 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Public Notice: 10433
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PDF File:
2018-11794.pdf