New leader of ISIS designated by State Department

On March 17, 2020 the Department of State announced that it will designate Amir Muhammad Sa’id Abdal-Rahman al-Mawla, the new leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) pursuant to Executive Order 13224, as amended by Executive Order 13886. This action is taking place as part of a comprehensive effort to curtail the advancement of ISIS in coordination with the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.  As a result of this designation, all US persons are prohibited from doing business with al-Mawla, and all of his interest in US property is blocked.  In addition, any person who willfully attempts to provide material support to this individual risks criminal charges.

State Department press release


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