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The UN Strikes Back at ISIL’s Black Economy

THE LEVANT – By Luay Al Khatheeb – The United Nation Security Council dramatically escalated the conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), Al Nusra Front (JNF) and other Al Qaeda splinter groups by passing UN Resolution 2170 in August 2014, thereby expanding the range of retaliatory measures (short …

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UN Security Council moves against ISIL

THE LEVANT – The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at weakening Islamists in Iraq and Syria by cutting off funding and the flow of foreign fighters. The measure represents the most wide-ranging response yet by the top United Nations body to the jihadists in Iraq …

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