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3 January 2020

The U.S. announced that Secretary of State Pompeo would “designate Asaeb Ahl al-Haq (AAH) – as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO)”. It further noted that Pompeo had “designated AAH and two of its leaders… as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT)”. Secretary Pompeo asserted that “AAH and its leaders are violent proxies of the Islamic Republic of Iran… acting on behalf of their masters in Tehran, they violence and terror to further the Iranian regime’s efforts to undermine Iraqi sovereignty”.

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