Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Amends Eight Entries on Its Sanctions List

SC/11926
15 June 2015

Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Amends Eight Entries on Its Sanctions List

On 15 June 2015, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) enacted 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 2161 (2014) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

A. Individuals

QDi.201 Name: 1: YASSER 2: MOHAMED 3: ISMAIL 4: ABU SHAWEESH
Name (original script): ياسر محمد اسماعيل أبوشاويش
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 20 Nov. 1973 POB: Benghazi, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Good quality a.k.a.: Yasser Mohamed Abou Shaweesh Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Stateless Palestinian Passport no.: a) (Passport substitute C00071659 issued by the Federal Republic of Germany) b) (Egyptian passport 0003213) c) (Egyptian travel document 939254) d) (Egyptian passport 981358) National identification no.: na Address: Germany (In prison ) Listed on: 6 Dec. 2005 (amended on 7 Sep. 2007, 11 Mar. 2010, 28 Sep. 2010, 13 Dec. 2011, 15 Jun. 2015) Other information: Sentenced to 5 years and 6 months imprisonment in Germany on 6 Dec. 2007. His brother is Ismail Mohamed Ismail Abu Shaweesh (QDi.224). Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 24 Nov. 2009.

QDi.274 Name: 1: NASIR 2: 'ABD-AL-KARIM 3: 'ABDULLAH 4: AL-WAHISHI
Name (original script): ناصر عبدالكريم عبدالله الوحيشي
Title: na Designation: na DOB: a) 1 Oct. 1976 b) (08/10/1396 Hijri Calendar) POB: Yemen Good quality a.k.a.: a) Nasir al-Wahishi b) Abu Basir Nasir al-Wahishi c) Naser Abdel Karim al-Wahishi d) Nasir Abd al-Karim al-Wuhayshi e) Abu Basir Nasir Al-Wuhayshi f) Nasser Abdul-karim Abdullah al-Wouhichi g) Abu Baseer al-Wehaishi h) Abu Basir Nasser al-Wuhishi i) Abdul Kareem Abdullah Al-Woohaishi j) Nasser Abdelkarim Saleh Al Wahichi Low quality a.k.a.: a) Abu Basir b) Abu Bashir Nationality: Yemeni Passport no.: Yemeni number 40483, issued on 5 Jan. 1997 National identification no.: na Address: na Listed on: 19 Jan. 2010 (amended on 15 Apr. 2014, 15 Jun. 2015) Other information: Since 2007, leader of Al-Qaida in Yemen (AQY). Since Jan. 2009, leader of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (QDe.129) operating in Yemen and Saudi Arabia. His deputy is Said Ali al-Shihri (QDi.275). Associated with senior Al-Qaida (QDe.004) leadership, claims he was secretary to Usama Bin Laden (deceased) prior to 2003. Arrested in Iran and extradited to Yemen in 2003, where he escaped from prison in 2006 and remains fugitive as at Jan. 2010.

QDi.291 Name: 1: IBRAHIM 2: HASSAN 3: TALI 4: AL-ASIRI
Name (original script): إبراهيم حسن طالع العسيري
Title: na Designation: na DOB: a) 19 Apr. 1982 b) 18 Apr. 1982 c) (24/06/1402 (Hijri Calendar)) POB: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Good quality a.k.a.: a) Ibrahim Hassan Tali Asiri (إبراهيم حسن طالع عسيري) b) Ibrahim Hasan Talea Aseeri c) Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri d) Ibrahim Hasan Tali Asiri e) Ibrahim Hassan Tali Assiri f) Ibrahim Hasan Tali'A 'Asiri g) Ibrahim Hasan Tali al-'Asiri h) Ibrahim al-'Asiri i) Ibrahim Hassan Al Asiri Low quality a.k.a.: a) Abu Saleh b) Abosslah c) Abu-Salaah Nationality: Saudi Arabian Passport no.: Saudi Arabian number F654645, issued on 30 Apr. 2005 (expired on 7 Mar. 2010. Issue date in Hijri Calendar 24/06/1426. Expiry date in Hijri Calendar 21/03/1431.) National identification no.: (Saudi Arabian civil identification number 1028745097) Address: Yemen Listed on: 24 Mar. 2011 (amended on 15 Apr. 2014, 15 Jun. 2015) Other information: Operative and principal bomb maker of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) (QDe.129). Believed to be hiding in Yemen as at Mar. 2011. Wanted by Saudi Arabia. Also associated with Nasir 'abd-al-Karim 'Abdullah Al-Wahishi (QDi.274), Said Ali al-Shihri (QDi.275), Qasim Yahya Mahdi al-Rimi (QDi.282), and Anwar Nasser Abdulla Al-Aulaqi (QDi.283).

B. Entities

QDe.070 Name: REVIVAL OF ISLAMIC HERITAGE SOCIETY
Name (original script): جمعية احياء التراث الاسلامي
A.k.a.: a) Revival of Islamic Society Heritage on the African Continent b) Jamia Ihya ul Turath c) RIHS d) Jamiat Ihia Al-Turath Al-Islamiya e) Al-Furqan Foundation Welfare Trust f) Al-Furqan Welfare Foundation F.k.a.: na Address: a) Pakistan b) Afghanistan Listed on:  11 Jan. 2002 (amended on 25 Jul. 2006, 5 Mar. 2009, 13 Dec. 2011, 15 Jun. 2015) Other Information: NOTE: Only the Pakistan and Afghanistan offices of this entity are designated.  Associated with Abu Bakr al-Jaziri (QDi.058) and Afghan Support Committee (ASC) (QDi.069). Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 8 Jun. 2010.

QDe.072 Name: AL-HARAMAIN ISLAMIC FOUNDATION (SOMALIA)
A.k.a.: na F.k.a.: na Address: Somalia Listed on: 13 Mar. 2002 (amended on 13 Dec. 2011, 15 Jun. 2015) Other Information: The founder and former leader is Aqeel Abdulaziz Aqeel al-Aqeel (QD1.171). Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 22 Jun. 2010.

QDe.114 Name: AL-HARAMAIN: THE NETHERLANDS BRANCH
A.k.a.: Stichting Al Haramain Humanitarian Aid F.k.a.: na Address: Jan Hanzenstraat 114, 1053SV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (at time of listing) Listed on: 6 Jul. 2004 (amended on 13 Apr. 2012, 15 Jun. 2015) Other Information: The founder and former leader is Aqeel Abdulaziz Aqeel al-Aqeel (QDi.171) who was also chairman of its board of directors. Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 28 Jun. 2010. Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 28 Jun. 2010.

QDe.129 Name: AL-QAIDA IN THE ARABIAN PENINSULA (AQAP)
Name (original script): القاعدة في جزيرة العرب
A.k.a.: a) Al-Qaida of Jihad Organization in the Arabian Peninsula b) Tanzim Qa’idat al-Jihad fi Jazirat al-Arab c) Al-Qaida Organization in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) d) Al-Qaida in the South Arabian Peninsula e) Ansar al-Shari'a (AAS) F.k.a.: Al-Qaida in Yemen (AQY) Address: na Listed on: 19 Jan. 2010 (amended on 4 Oct. 2012, 15 Jun. 2015) Other Information: AQAP is a regional affiliate of Al-Qaida (QDe.004) and an armed group operating primarily in Arabian Peninsula. Location: Yemen. Alternative location: Saudi Arabia (2004 – 2006). Formed in Jan. 2009 when Al-Qaida in Yemen combined with Saudi Arabian Al-Qaida operatives. Leader of AQAP is Nasir 'abd-al-Karim 'Abdullah Al-Wahishi (QDi.274) and his deputy is Said Ali Al-Shihri (QDi.275). Ansar al-Shari’a was formed in early 2011 by AQAP and has taken responsibility for multiple attacks in Yemen against both government and civilian targets.

QDe.132 Name: TEHRIK-E TALIBAN PAKISTAN (TTP)
Name (original script): تحریک طالبان پاکستان
A.k.a.: a) Tehrik-I-Taliban Pakistan b) Tehrik-e-Taliban c) Pakistani Taliban d) Tehreek-e-Taliban F.k.a.: na Address: na Listed on: 29 Jul. 2011(amended on 15 Jun. 2015)  Other Information: Tehrik-e Taliban is based in the tribal areas along the Afghanistan/Pakistan border. Formed in 2007, its leader is Maulana Fazlullah (QDi.352), its leader is Hakimullah Mehsud (QDi.286).

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 fourteenth update of the List in 2015.  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.

The Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List is also updated following all changes made to the Al-Qaida Sanctions List.  An updated version of the Consolidated List is accessible via the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/consolidated_list.shtml.

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