25 May 2012
Security Council

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Amends One Entry on Its Sanctions List


On 25 May 2012, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) enacted the amendments specified with strikethrough and underline in the entry below on 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.A.166.04. Name: 1: YOUCEF 2: ABBES 3: na 4: na
Name (original script): يوسف عباس
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 5 Jan. 1965  POB: Bab el Oued, Algiers, Algeria  Good quality a.k.a.: na  Low quality a.k.a.: Giuseppe  Nationality: Algerian  Passport no.: na  National identification no.: na  Address: na  Listed on: 17 Mar. 2004 (amended on 26 Nov. 2004, 12 Apr. 2006, 7 Apr. 2008, 25 Jan. 2010, 16 May 2011, 25 May 2012Other information: Italian authorities issued bench warrant for him on 2 Jul. 2008. Considered a fugitive from justice by the Italian authorities as of 5 Jul. 2008. Reportedly deceased in 2000. Father’s name is Mokhtar. Mother’s name is Abbou Aicha. Brother of Moustafa Abbes (QI.A.163.04). Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 22 Jul. 2010. 

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 sixteenth update of the List in 2012. 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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