Security Council 1988 Committee Adds Three Individuals to Its Sanctions List

31 July 2014
SC/11505

Security Council 1988 Committee Adds Three Individuals to Its Sanctions List

31 July 2014
Security Council
SC/11505
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Security Council 1988 Committee Adds Three Individuals to Its Sanctions List

 


On 30 July 2014, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) approved the addition of the individuals specified below to the Committee’s List (the 1988 List) of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2160 (2014):


Individuals associated with the Taliban


TI.H.169.14. Name: 1: YAHYA 2: HAQQANI 3: na 4: na
Name (original script):  يحيى حقانی
Title: na  Designation: na  DOB: a) 1982  b) 1978  POB: na  Good quality a.k.a.: Yaya  Low quality a.k.a.: Qari Sahab  Nationality: Afghan  Passport no.: na  National identification no.: na  Address: A Haqqani Madrassa in the Afghanistan/Pakistan Border Area  Listed on: 31 Jul. 2014  Other information: Senior Haqqani Network (HQN) (TE.H.12.12.) member.  Closely involved in the group’s military, financial, and propaganda activities.  Injured leg.  Father’s name is Hajji Meyawar Khan (deceased).  


TI.J.170.14. Name: 1: SAIDULLAH 2: JAN 3: na 4: na
Name (original script):  سعيدالله جان
Title: na  Designation: na  DOB: 1982  POB: Giyan District, Paktika Province, Afghanistan  Good quality a.k.a.: Abid Khan  Low quality a.k.a.: na  Nationality: na  Passport no.: na  National identification no.: na  Address: na  Listed on: 31 Jul. 2014  Other information: Senior member of the Haqqani Network (HQN) (TE.H.12.12.) as of 2013.  Provided critical facilitation support to drivers and vehicles transporting HQN ammunition.  Also involved in the group’s recruiting efforts as of 2011.  Father’s name is Bakhta Jan.  


TI.Z.171.14. Name: 1: MUHAMMAD 2: OMAR 3: ZADRAN 4: na
Name (original script):  محمد عمر ځدران
Title: a) Maulavi  b) Mullah  Designation: na  DOB: 1958  POB:  Sultan Kheyl Village, Spera District, Khost Province, Afghanistan  Good quality a.k.a.: Mohammad-Omar Jadran  Low quality a.k.a.:na  Nationality: na  Passport no.: na  National identification no.: na  Address: Afghanistan/Pakistan Border Area  Listed on: 31 Jul. 2014  Other information: Haqqani Network (HQN) (TE.H.12.12.) leader in command of over 100 militants active in Khost Province, Afghanistan as of 2013.  Involved in the preparation of attacks against Afghan and international forces in Afghanistan. 


For further details relating to the listings, please refer to the narrative summaries of reasons for listing of the above-mentioned names annexed to this release.  In accordance with paragraph 22 of resolution 2160 (2014), the narrative summaries of reasons for listing the above-mentioned names are also available on the 1988 Sanctions Committee’s website at:  http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1988/NSTI16914E.shtml; http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1988/NSTI17014E.shtml; http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1988/NSTI17114E.shtml.


The Committee’s List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations.  This is the fourth 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/1988/list.shtml.


ANNEX I


Narrative Summary


TI.H.169.14. Yahya Haqqani


Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website:  31 July 2014.


Yahya Haqqani was listed on 31 July 2014 pursuant to paragraph 2 of resolution 2160 (2014) for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” those designated and other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with the Taliban in constituting a threat to the peace, stability and security of Afghanistan.


Additional information:

Yahya Haqqani is a senior Haqqani Network (HQN) (TE.H.12.12.) member who has been closely involved in the group’s military, financial, and propaganda activities.  Yahya has acted as de facto head of the group when senior-most leaders Sirajuddin Jallaloudine Haqqani (TI.H.144.07.) (Yahya’s brother-in-law), Badruddin Haqqani (deceased, formerly listed), and Khalil Haqqani (TI.H.150.11.) were absent.  Yahya has also assumed duties as a HQN logistician and has facilitated funding for Haqqani commanders including a subordinate of now-deceased HQN commander Sangin Zadran Sher Mohammad (TI.Z.152.11.) and HQN chief of suicide operations, Abdul Rauf Zakir (TI.Z.164.12.).  Yahya has also acted as Sirajuddin Jallaloudine Haqqani’s Arabic interpreter and messenger.


Yahya has conducted significant facilitation activities in support of HQN attacks and other activities.  In early 2013 he facilitated funding for HQN fighters.  Also in early 2013, Yahya coordinated the transfer of supplies from the United Arab Emirates to HQN senior leader Khalil Haqqani.  In 2012, Yahya coordinated the distribution of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and communications equipment, and he also reviewed preparations for the August 7, 2012 HQN attack against a Coalition Forward Operating Base in Logar Province, Afghanistan, in which thirteen people, including eleven Afghan civilians, were wounded.  Yahya likely had advance knowledge of the June 2011 attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul,

Afghanistan, directed by Sirajuddin Haqqani and Badruddin Haqqani.  Eighteen people were killed and twelve were injured in the attack.  As of 2011, Yahya delivered money from Sirajuddin Haqqani to HQN commanders for operations.


Yahya sometimes serves as a liaison between the HQN and Al Qaida (AQ) (QE.A.4.01.) and he has maintained ties with AQ since at least mid-2009.  In this role, Yahya has provided money to AQ members in the region for their personal expenses.  As of mid-2009, he acted as the HQN’s primary liaison with foreign fighters, including Arabs, Uzbeks, and Chechens.


Yahya has also conducted and managed HQN and Taliban media and propaganda activities.  As of early 2012, Yahya usually met with Sirajuddin Haqqani to obtain final approval of the Taliban propaganda videos Yahya made.  Yahya has worked on HQN media activities since at least 2009 when he worked out of a media studio in a HQN madrassa, editing videos from fighters in Afghanistan.  As of late 2011, Yahya obtained money for HQN media expenses from Sirajuddin Haqqani or one of Sirajuddin Haqqani’s surrogates.  


As of early 2012, Yahya travelled about twice a month, sometimes with Saidullah Jan, to meet with now-deceased HQN financial emissary Nasiruddin Haqqani (TI.H.146.10.).


Related listed individuals and entities:

Sirajuddin Jallaloudine Haqqani (TI.H.144.07.)

Khalil Ahmed Haqqani (TI.H.150.11.)


ANNEX II


TI.J.170.14. Saidullah Jan


Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 31 July 2014.


Saidullah Jan was listed on 31 July 2014 pursuant to paragraph 2 of resolution 2160 (2014) for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” those designated and other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with the Taliban in constituting a threat to the peace, stability and security of Afghanistan.


Additional information:

Saidullah Jan is a senior member of the Haqqani Network (HQN) (TE.H.12.12.) as of 2013 who has also acted at times as an HQN deputy, as the HQN commander for the Northern Zone of Afghanistan, and as a key HQN logistical coordinator.


In late 2013, Saidullah provided critical facilitation support to drivers and vehicles transporting HQN ammunition.  As of late 2011, Saidullah was also involved in the group’s recruiting efforts and conducted the evaluation of at least one HQN recruit.


In late 2013, Saidullah traveled to the Gulf in the company HQN fundraisers Khalil Ahmed Haqqani (TI.H.150.11.), Fazl Rabi (TI.R.157.12.), and other HQN members including an attack facilitator.  In 2010, Saidullah traveled with a group of HQN leaders, including now-deceased HQN official Ahmed Jan Wazir Akhtar Mohammad (TI.W.159.12.), to the Gulf.


In late 2013, Saidullah reportedly was trusted by Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) members as an HQN associate who could help with any trouble, including arrest.


As of early 2012, Saidullah Jan sometimes travelled with Yahya Haqqani to meet with now-deceased HQN financial emissary Nasiruddin Haqqani (TI.H.146.10.).


Related listed individuals and entities:

Nasiruddin Haqqani (TI.H.146.10.)

Khalil Ahmed Haqqani (TI.H.150.11.)

Fazl Rabi (TI.R.157.12.)

Ahmed Jan Wazir Akhtar Mohammad (TI.W.159.12.)

Haqqani Network (HQN) (TE.H.12.12.)

Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01.)


ANNEX III


TI.Z.171.14. Muhammad Omar Zadran


Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 31 July 2014.


Muhammad Omar Zadran was listed on 31 July 2014 pursuant to paragraph 2 of resolution 2160 (2014) for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” those designated and other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with the Taliban in constituting a threat to the peace, stability and security of Afghanistan.


Additional information:

Muhammad Omar Zadran (Omar) is a Haqqani Network (HQN) (TE.H.12.12.) leader who as of 2013 in command of over 100 militants active in Khost Province, Afghanistan.  Omar served as an HQN Shadow District Governor, and as a commander under HQN leader Sirajuddin Jallaloudine Haqqani (TI.H.144.07.) since 2005, and has planned or been instructed to plan attacks on behalf of the HQN since at least 2006.  Omar has worked with the Taliban, serving in 2010 as a member of the Taliban Shura Council established by the Taliban to discuss logistics for insurgents, needs, training, assignments for commanders, and deployment of terrorist cells to south-eastern Afghanistan.  Also in 2010, Omar received orders from Sirajuddin Haqqani.


Omar has participated in the preparation and planning of attacks against Afghan citizens, the Afghan Government, and Coalition personnel in Afghanistan on behalf of both the HQN and the Taliban.  In early 2013, Omar was in charge of smuggling explosives into Afghanistan.  In 2012, Omar and dozens of other HQN members worked on a vehicle-borne improved explosive device attack against a Coalition Forces camp and was involved in attack planning against troops in Paktiya Province, Afghanistan.  As of 2011, Omar was involved in suicide attack planning.  In 2010, Omar was tasked by an HQN commander to kidnap and murder local Afghan nationals working for Coalition Forces in Khost, Paktia, Paktika, and Baghlan Provinces, Afghanistan.  In 2010, Omar and other militant leaders in the region agreed to intensify attacks against the Afghan Government and Coalition forces, capture and control various districts, disrupt national assembly elections and road construction operations, and recruit local youths.


Related listed individuals and entities:

Sirajuddin Jallaloudine Haqqani (TI.H.144.07.)

Haqqani Network (HQN) (TE.H.12.12.)


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