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UN Council adds Libya's Ansar al-Sharia to terror list

Nov 21, 2014    

United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS/TASS) The United Nations Security Council has put Libya's Ansar al-Sharia group in the list of terrorist organisations and imposed sanctions against it for its subversive activities and relations with Al-Qaeda.A source at the UN headquarters told TASS Wednesday that the decision has been taken at the request of France, the US and Britain.Notably, the UN blacklisted both wings of the group - Ansar al-Sharia Benghazi and Ansar al-Sharia Derna. The sanctions included a ban on trips, freezing assets and a ban on arms supplies to the group and individuals suspected of h...

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