5 October 2011
Security Council

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Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds Ibrahim Awwad


Ibrahim Ali Al-Badri Al-Samarrai to Its Sanctions List


On 4 October 2011, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) approved the addition of the entry 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

Name (original script): إبراهيم عواد إبراهيم علي البدري السامرائي
Title: Dr.  Designation: na DOB: 1971  POB: na  Good quality a.k.a.: Dr. IbrahimAwwad Ibrahim ’Ali al-Badri al-Samarrai’, born in 1971 in Samarra, Iraq (IbrahimAwad Ibrahim al-Badri al-Samarrai; IbrahimAwad Ibrahim al-Samarra’i; Dr. Ibrahim Awwad Ibrahim al-Samarra’iLow quality a.k.a.: a) أبو دعاء (Abu Du’a; Abu Duaa’), (prominently known by this nom de guerre) b) Dr. Ibrahim c) أبو بكر البغدادي الحسيني القريشي (Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi al-Husayni al-Quraishi; Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi  Nationality: Iraqi  Passport no.: na  National identification no.: na  Address: Iraq  Listed on: 5 Oct. 2011   Other information: Leader of Al-Qaida in Iraq (QE.J.115.04.) (AQI). Currently based in Iraq. Responsible for managing and directing AQI large scale operations. 

In accordance with paragraph 19 of resolution 1989 (2011), the Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summary of reasons for listing of the above name, at the following URL:  http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/NSQI29911E.shtml

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 twentieth 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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