2 June 2014
Security Council
SC/11426

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

Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee

 

Adds Three Entities to Its Sanctions List

 


On 2 June 2014, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) approved the addition of the 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 2083 (2012) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.


B. Entities and other groups associated with Al-Qaida


QE.M.139.14. Name: AL MOUAKAOUNE BIDDAM

Name (original script): الموقعون بالدم

Good quality a.k.a.: a) Les Signataires par le Sang b) Ceux Qui Signent avec le Sang c) Those Who Sign in Blood F.k.a.: na Address: Mali Listed on: 2 Jun. 2014 Other information: Associated with the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QE.T.14.01) and led by Mokhtar Belmokhtar (QI.B.136.03). Active in the Sahel/Sahara region.


QE.M.140.14. Name: AL MOULATHAMOUN

Name (original script): الملثمون

Good quality a.k.a.: a) Les Enturbannés b) The Veiled F.k.a.: na Address: a) Algeria b) Mali c) Niger Listed on: 2 Jun. 2014 Other information: Founded in 2012 as a splinter group of the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QE.T.14.01). On 20 Aug. 2013, Al Moulathamoun merged with the Mouvement pour l’Unification et le Jihad en Afrique de l’Ouest (MUJAO) (QE.M.134.12) and established Al Mourabitoun (QE.M.141.14). Associated with the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QE.T.14.01) and led by Mokhtar Belmokhtar (QI.B.136.03). Active in the Sahel/Sahara region.


QE.M.141.14. Name: AL MOURABITOUN

Name (original script): المرابطون

Good quality a.k.a.: a) Les Sentinelles b) The Sentinels F.k.a.: na Address: Mali Listed on: 2 Jun. 2014 Other information: Founded on 20 Aug. 2013 as result of a merger between Al Moulathamoun (QE.M.140.14) and the Mouvement pour l’Unification et le Jihad en Afrique de l’Ouest (MUJAO) (QE.M.134.12). Associated with the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QE.T.14.01) and led by Mokhtar Belmokhtar (QI.B.136.03). Active in the Sahel/Sahara region.


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/NSQI32114E.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 twelfth update of the List in 2014. 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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