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  • U.S. government designates al-Shabaab financial facilitators to thwart revenue streams AFRICOM 21 Oct 2022 -- The effort adds a multi-pronged approach to supporting partners in Somalia against al-Shabaab - an approach that sends a signal to those conducting business with the terrorist group, and intends to hobble al-Shabaab's ability to both economically exploit communities and conduct attacks against Somalia's people.
  • Pakistan Removed From Watch List Of Financiers Of Global Terrorism RFE/RL Gandhara 21 Oct 2022 -- Pakistan has been removed from an international terrorism-financing watch list, the head of the international organization that makes the list said.
  • Pakistan Exits Terror Funding Monitor's 'Gray List' After 4 Years VOA 21 Oct 2022 -- A global money laundering and terrorism financing monitor Friday removed Pakistan from a list of countries under the "increased monitoring" process after four years for addressing its "strategic deficiencies" to combat the crimes.
  • Pakistan Removed From Terror 'Grey List', Opening Way for Economic Relief Sputnik 21 Oct 2022 -- The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) placed Pakistan on its "grey list" in June 2018. Islamabad was asked to comply with a plan of action by October 2019, which was repeatedly extended due to non-compliance.
  • FATF Moves Forward in Combating Corruption and Illegal Fentanyl Trafficking, Enhancing Financial Transparency US Treasury 21 Oct 2022 -- Today the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) concluded its first plenary of the Singaporean presidency. The FATF—the international anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) standard-setting body—made several key advances. It agreed to seek public input on draft guidance for implementing the FATF standard on beneficial ownership transparency for legal persons; adopted a U.S.-led report on money laundering related to the illicit trafficking of synthetic opioids, including fentanyl; and commenced work on several projects designed to strengthen global efforts to combat corruption. The FATF also agreed to additional restrictions on the membership rights of the Russian Federation due to its brutal war against Ukraine.

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