On 31 July, pursuant to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1330 amending Council Regulation (EC) 881/2002, the EU removed Aliaskhab Alibulatovich Kebekov, reportedly deceased, from its Al-Qaeda sanctions list and added two pseudonyms for the listed individual Mohammed Al Ghabra.

On 13 August, pursuant to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1390 amending Council Regulation (EC) 881/2002, the EU added The Army Of Emigrants And Supporters, an organisation affiliated with Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, to its Al-Qaeda sanctions list, and amended the details of existing listings for 7 individuals and 4 entities.