UAE official says groups may appeal against inclusion on terror list

November 20, 2014 2:49 PM

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Groups placed on a terrorism list by the United Arab Emirates can appeal against the designation if their "approach has changed", a senior UAE official said on Thursday, after several organizations criticized their inclusion.

The Gulf Arab state last week designated the Muslim Brotherhood and its local affiliates, as well as Syria-based Nusra Front and the Islamic State, and Shi'ite militant groups such as the Houthi movement in Yemen as terrorist organizations.

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