25 February 2013
Security Council
SC/10925

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

Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds One Individual to Its List

 


On 22 February 2013, 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 2083 (2012) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.


Added to Section A. Individuals associated with Al-Qaida


QI.A.316.13. Name: 1:IYAD 2: AG GHALI 3: na 4: na

Original script:اياد اغ غالي

Title: na Designation: na DOB: 1954 POB: Abeibara, Kidal region, Mali Good quality a.k.a.: na Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Malian Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: Mali Listed on: 25 Feb. 2013 Other information: Founder and leader of Ansar Eddine.  Member of the Tuareg Ifogas tribe.  Linked to the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QE.T.14.01) and Mouvement pour l’Unification et le Jihad en Afrique de l’Ouest (MUJAO) (QE.M.134.12).


In accordance with paragraph 17 of resolution 2083 (2012), 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/NSQI31613E.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 fifth update of the List in 2013.  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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