Australia imposes sanctions on Egypt-based militant group

Australia has imposed financial sanctions on the Egypt-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said in a statement Wednesday that the sanctions accorded with a United Nations Security Council resolution on preventing and suppressing terrorist acts. Breaching the sanctions carries a potential maximum 10 years in prison.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4630536,00.html

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