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27th December 2017 – FDD Policy Brief

UK designates Hasm and Liwa al-Thawra as terrorist groups, paving the way for the U.S. to follow

Romany Shaker

The UK announced last week that it added the Egyptian groups Hasm and Liwa al-Thawra to its list of proscribed terrorist organizations. According to a press release posted on the official Facebook page of the UK Embassy in Cairo, the British government reviewed evidence of attacks carried out by Hasm and Liwa al-Thawra against Egyptian security personnel and public figures and concluded that the two groups “meet its criteria for proscription.” more...