18 March 2013
Security Council
SC/10942

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

Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Amends Entry

 

of One Entity and Two Individuals on Its Sanctions List

 


On 15 March 2013, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) approved the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entries 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 2083 (2012) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.


A. Individuals associated with Al-Qaida


QI.D.42.01. Name: 1: HASSAN 2: DAHIR 3: AWEYS 4: na

Name (original script): حسن ظاهرعويس

Title: a) Sheikh b) Colonel Designation: na DOB: 1935 POB: Somalia Good quality a.k.a.: a) Ali, Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys b) Awes, Shaykh Hassan Dahir c) Hassen Dahir Aweyes d) Ahmed Dahir Aweys e) Mohammed Hassan Ibrahim f) Aweys Hassan Dahir g) Hassan Tahir Oais h) Hassan Tahir Uways i) Hassan Dahir Awes Low quality

a.k.a.: a) Sheikh Aweys b) Sheikh Hassan c) Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys Nationality: Somali Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: a) Active in Southern Somalia as of Nov. 2012 b) Also reported to be in Eritrea as of Nov. 2007 Listed on: 9 Nov. 2001 (amended on 21 Dec. 2007, 11 May 2010, 16 May 2011, 18 Mar. 2013) Other information: Family background: from the Hawiye’s Habergidir, Ayr clan. Senior leader of Al-Itihaad Al-Islamiya (AIAI) (QE.A.2.01.) and Hizbul Islam in Somalia. Since 12 April 2010, also subject to the sanctions measures set out in Security Council resolution 1844 (2008) concerning Somalia and Eritrea (see http://www.un.org/sc/committees/751/index.shtml). Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 22 Jun. 2010.


QI.A.172.04. Name: 1: HASSAN 2: ABDULLAH 3: HERSI 4: AL-TURKI

Name (original script): حسن عبد الله حرسي التركي

Title: a) Sheikh b) Colonel Designation: na DOB: Approximately 1944 POB: Region V, Ethiopia, (the Ogaden Region in eastern Ethiopia) Good quality a.k.a.: a) Hassan Turki b) Hassen Abdelle Fihiye c) Sheikh Hassan Abdullah Fahaih d) Hassan Al-Turki e) Hassan Abdillahi Hersi Turki f) Sheikh Hassan Turki g) Xasan Cabdilaahi Xirsi h) Xasan

Cabdulle Xirsi Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Somali Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: Reported to be active in Southern Somalia, lower Juba near Kismayo, mainly in Jilibe and Burgabo as of Nov.ember 2007 2012 Listed on: 6 Jul. 2004 (amended on 25 Jul. 2006, 21 Dec. 2007, 12 Apr. 2010, 11 May 2010, 13 Dec. 2011, 18 Mar. 2013) Other information: Family Background: From the Ogaden clan, Reer - Abdille subclan. Part of the Al-Itihaad Al-Islamiya (AIAI) (QE.A.2.01.) leadership. Believed to have been involved in the attacks on the United States embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam in August 1998. Also subject to the sanctions measures set out in Security Council resolution 1844 (2008) concerning Somalia and Eritrea (see http://www.un.org/sc/committees/751/index.shtml). Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 13 May 2010.


B. Entities and other groups and undertakings associated with Al-Qaida


QE.A.2.01. Name: AL-ITIHAAD AL-ISLAMIYA / AIAI

Name (original script):الاتحاد الاسلامي

A.k.a.: na F.k.a.: na Address: na Listed on: 6 Oct. 2001 (amended on 21 Dec. 2007, 13 Dec. 2011, 18 Mar. 2013) Other information: Reported to have operated in Somalia and Ethiopia and to have merged with Harakat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujaahidiin (Al-Shabaab), which was accepted as an affiliate of Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) by Aiman Muhammed Rabi al-Zawahiri (QI.A.6.01) in Feb. 2012, and is also subject to the sanctions measures set out in Security Council resolution 1844 (2008) concerning Somalia and Eritrea (see www.un.org/sc/committees/751/index.shtml). Leadership includeds Hassan Abdullah Hersi Al-Turki (QI.A.172.04.) and Hassan Dahir Aweys (QI.D.42.01.). AIAI has received funds through the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation ( Somalia) (QE.A.72.02). Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 21 Jun. 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 eighth 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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