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    SC/8049
                                                                                                                            2 April 2004

    Security Council Committee Adds Three A.K.A.’S and Corrects One A.K.A. of One Entity in Al-Qaida Section of Its Consolidated List

    NEW YORK, 2 April (UN Headquarters) -- The Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee on 31 March 2004 approved the addition of three a.k.a.’s and the correction of one a.k.a. for one entity in the Al-Qaida section of its consolidated list (the additions have been underlined in the entry below whereas the deletions appears as strikethrough text).

    30. *Name: ANSAR AL-ISLAM

    *A.k.a.: a) Devotees of Islam b) Jund al-Islam c) Soldiers of Islam d) Kurdistan Supporters of Islam e) Supporters of Islam in Kurdistan f) Followers of Islam in Kurdistan g) Kurdistand Kurdish Taliban h) Soldiers of God i) Ansar al-Sunna Army j) Jaish Ansar al-Sunna k) Ansar al-Sunna F.k.a: na *Adress: na *Listed on: 24 Feb. 2003 (amended on 31 Mar. 2004) *Other information: Location: The Kurdish-controlled area of northeastern Iraq.

    The list is updated regularly, on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and regional organizations. An updated list is accessible at the Committee’s Web site:  http://www.un.org/Docs/sc/committees/1267/1267ListEng.htm.

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