UN sanctions against Al-Qaida amended with appointment of delisting official

The Security Council today authorized the creation of an ombudsperson to help deal with the question of removing individuals and entities from the list of those subject to sanctions in connection with Al-Qaida and the Taliban.

UN panel proposes measures to strengthen sanctions on Taliban, Al-Qaida

United Nations Member States are asked to share information more widely, run Interpol fingerprints through their own police databases, and pursue other measures to strengthen strictures on the Taliban and Al-Qaida in a report released today by the Security Council Committee in charge of those sanctions.

More states see need to work with Security Council's Al-Qaida sanctions committee, panel says

Because many countries around the world faced the problem of terrorism, they were now more aware of the need to cooperate with the United Nations Security Council committee responsible for the implementation of sanctions against Al-Qaida, the Taliban and their associates, according to the head of an expert panel monitoring the measures' effectiveness.

Cambodia could become terror source, warns Security Council panel chairman

Cambodia could become a breeding ground for terrorism if it does not receive urgently needed international cooperation to boost its ability to confront the scourge, the Chairman of the United Nations Security Council’s committee on sanctions against Al-Qaida and the Taliban warned today.

US lawyer named to Security Council panel on Al-Qaida sanctions

A lawyer from the United States with expertise in identifying terrorists and freezing their assets has been named to a team tracking sanctions against Al-Qaida and the Taliban by the United Nations Security Council.

States need help to report on Al-Qaida, Taliban sanctions - UN panel chair

Countries are committed to the international sanctions against Al-Qaida, the Taliban and their associates but some lack adequate resources to fulfil their reporting obligations, according to the Chairman of the Security Council committee dealing with the issues.

Eight experts named to new UN panel monitoring sanctions on Al-Qaida

Drawing experts from all regions of the world, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has named six men and two women to a recently established panel helping to track the international sanctions against the Taliban, Al-Qaida and their operatives.

New UN measures strengthen sanctions against Al-Qaida, chairman of panel says

The Chairman of a United Nations Security Council committee monitoring the sanctions against Al-Qaida and the Taliban today described a strengthened regime designed to stem the terrorist threat posed by those groups.

Security Council tightens sanctions against Taliban and Al-Qaida

The Security Council today tightened the sanctions regime against the Taliban and Al-Qaida in what the President of the 15-member UN body called a significant step forward in the struggle against terrorism.

Lack of reporting hinders work of UN committee on Al-Qaida, Taliban - Chairman

More than half of all United Nations Member States have yet to submit reports to a key Security Council committee dealing with Al-Qaida and the Taliban, seriously hindering its ability to provide assessments on the effectiveness of the sanctions against the two groups, the panel Chairman said today.