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Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds Abu Yahya Al-Libi
and Younis Al-Mauritani to Its Sanctions List
On 14 September 2011, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) approved the addition of the two entries specified below to its Al-Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 1989 (2011) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.
A. Individuals associated with Al-Qaida
QI.Q.297.11. Name: 1: HASSAN 2: MUHAMMAD 3: ABU BAKR 4: QAYED
Name (original script):حسن محمد أبو بكر قايد
Title: na Designation: na DOB: a) 1963 b) 1969 POB: Marzaq, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Good quality a.k.a.: a) Hasan Muhammad Abu Bakr Qa'id b)الحسين محمد أبو بكر قايد (Al-Husain Muhammad Abu Bakr Qayid) c) Muhammad Hassan Qayed d) Mohammad Hassan Abu Bakar e) Hasan Qa'id f) Muhammad Hasan al-Libi Low quality a.k.a.: a) Abu Yahya al-Libi (أبو يحيى الليبي) (prominently known by this nom de guerre) b) Abu Yahya c) Sheikh Yahya d) Abu Yahya Yunis al Sahrawi e) Abu Yunus Rashid f) al-Rashid g) Abu al-Widdan h)يونس الصحراوي (Younes Al-Sahrawi; Younes Al-Sahraoui) Nationality: Libyan Passport no.: Libyan passport number 681819/88 National identification no.: Libyan national identification number 5617/87 Address: Wadi 'Ataba, Libya, (previous location in 2004) Listed on: 15 Sep. 2011 Other information: Senior Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01.) leader who, as of late 2010, was responsible for the supervision of other senior Al-Qaida officials. As of 2010, Al-Qaida commander in Pakistan and provider of financial assistance to Al-Qaida fighters in Afghanistan. Has also been a top Al-Qaida strategist and field commander in Afghanistan, and instructor at Al-Qaida training camp. Mother’s name is Al-Zahra Amr Al-Khouri (a.k.a. al Zahra’ ‘Umar).
QI.O.298.11. Name: 1: ABD AL-RAHMAN 2: OULD MUHAMMAD AL-HUSAYN 3: OULD MUHAMMAD SALIM 4: na
Name (original script):عبد الرحمن ولد محمد الحسين ولد محمد سليم
Title: na Designation: na DOB: Approximately 1981 POB: Saudi Arabia Good quality a.k.a.: a) Abdarrahmane ould Mohamed el Houcein ould Mohamed Salem b) شيخ يونس الموريتاني, (Yunis al-Mauritani; Younis al-Mauritani; Sheikh Yunis al-Mauritani; Shaykh Yunis the Mauritanian) Low quality a.k.a.: a) Salih the Mauritanian b) Mohamed Salem c) Youssef Ould Abdel Jelil d) El Hadj Ould Abdel Ghader e) Abdel Khader f) Abou Souleimane g) Chingheity Nationality: Mauritanian Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: na Listed on: 15 Sep. 2011 Other information: Pakistan-based senior Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01.) leader also associated with The Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QE.T.14.01.). Wanted by Mauritanian authorities.
In accordance with paragraph 19 of resolution 1989 (2011), the Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summaries of reasons for listing of the above names, at the following URLs:, and
The Committee’s Al-Qaida Sanctions List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations. This is the nineteenth update of the List in 2011. An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/aq_sanctions_list.shtml.
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