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UN blacklist

16 Aug, 2014

The United Nations Security Council places six members of ISIS and the al-Nusra Front, Al Qaeda’s Syrian wing, on a blacklist in a move intended to weaken the groups. The council unanimously votes to adopt the resolution. (Full details here.) Mark Lyall Grant, UK ambassador to the UN:

We have watched in horror their brutal actions. They are deliberately targeting civilians.