U.A.E Classifies 83 Groups as Terrorist Organizations

November 16, 2014 5:16 PM

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The United Arab Emirates has named 83 groups, including al-Qaeda, Islamic State and Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, as terrorist organizations in the country’s latest effort to crack down on Islamists.

The list, announced yesterday by the cabinet, spans at least four continents and targets groups such as the Haqqani Network in Pakistan, Ansar al-Sharia in Libya and Tunisia as well as the Islamic Society of Germany. The list also includes Al-Islah, a domestic Islamist movement, and a group known as...

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