In the Matter of the Designation of al-Ashtar Brigades (AAB), aka Saraya al-Ashtar, as a Foreign Terrorist Organization Pursuant to Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended

 
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Federal Register, Volume 83 Issue 133 (Wednesday, July 11, 2018)

Federal Register Volume 83, Number 133 (Wednesday, July 11, 2018)

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FR Doc No: 2018-14837

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Public Notice 10459

In the Matter of the Designation of al-Ashtar Brigades (AAB), aka Saraya al-Ashtar, as a Foreign Terrorist Organization Pursuant to Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended

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 conclude that there is a sufficient factual basis to find that the relevant circumstances described in section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (hereinafter ``INA'') (8 U.S.C. 1189), exist with respect to al-Ashtar Brigades (AAB), also known as Saraya al-Ashtar.

Therefore, I hereby designate the aforementioned organization and its aliases as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to section 219 of the INA.

This determination shall be published in the Federal Register.

Dated: June 19, 2018.

Michael R. Pompeo,

Secretary of State.

FR Doc. 2018-14837 Filed 7-10-18; 8:45 am

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