Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds 12 Names to Its Sanctions List

SC/12266
29 February 2016

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds 12 Names to Its Sanctions List

On 29 February 2016, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities 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 2 of Security Council resolution 2253 (2015) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

A. Individuals associated with ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida

QDi.371 Name: 1: ABD AL-BASET 2: AZZOUZ 3: na 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 7 Feb. 1966 POB: Doma, Libya Good quality a.k.a.: a) Abdelbassed Azouz b) Abdul Baset Azouz Low quality a.k.a.: a) AA (initials) Nationality: Libyan Passport no.: a) Libyan passport number 223611 b) British passport number C00146605 National identification no.: na Address: Libya (last known location) Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: Key operative in Al-Qaida (QDe.004). Under the direction of Aiman al-Zawahiri (QDi.006), recruited 200 militants in the eastern part of Libya.

QDi.372 Name: 1: GULMUROD 2: KHALIMOV 3: na 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: a) 14 May 1975 b) approximately 1975 POB: a) Varzob area, Tajikistan b) Dushanbe, Tajikistan Good quality a.k.a.: na Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Tajikistan Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: Syrian Arab Republic (location as at Sep. 2015) Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: Syria-based military expert, member and recruiter of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115).  Wanted by the Government of Tajikistan.

QDi.374 Name: 1: NUSRET 2: IMAMOVIC 3: na 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: a) 26 Sep. 1971 b) 26 Sep. 1977 POB: na Good quality a.k.a.:  Nusret Sulejman Imamovic Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Bosnia and Herzegovina Passport no.: a) Bosnia and Herzegovina passport number 349054 b) Bosnia and Herzegovina passport number 3490054 National identification no.: na Address: Syrian Arab Republic (location as at Sep. 2015) Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: Believed to be fighting with Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137) in Syrian Arab Republic and reported to be a leader in the group as of Apr. 2015.

QDi.377 Name: 1: MUHANNAD 2: AL-NAJDI 3: na 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 19 May 1984 POB: al-Duwadmi, Saudi Arabia Good quality a.k.a.: 'Ali Manahi 'Ali al-Mahaydali al-'Utaybi Low quality a.k.a.: Ghassan al-Tajiki Nationality: Saudi Arabian Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: na Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: Syria-based Al-Qaida (QDe.004) facilitator. Involved in the development of improvised explosive devices for use in Afghanistan and Syrian Arab Republic since at least 2010.

QDi.383 Name: 1: MORAD 2: LAABOUDI 3: na 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 26 Feb.1993 POB: Morocco Good quality a.k.a.: na Low quality a.k.a.: a) Abu Ismail b) Abu Ismail al-Maghribi Nationality: Moroccan Passport no.: Moroccan passport number UZ6430184 National identification no.: Moroccan national identity number CD595054 Address: Turkey Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: Facilitator for travel of foreign terrorist fighters to join Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115), in Syrian Arab Republic.

QDi.384 Name: 1: ALI MUSA 2: AL-SHAWAKH 3: na 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 1973 POB: Sahl Village, Raqqa Province, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) 'Ali Musa al-Shawagh b) 'Ali Musa al-Shawagh c) Ali al-Hamoud al-Shawakh d) Ibrahim al-Shawwakh e) Muhammad 'Ali al-Shawakh Low quality a.k.a.: a) Abu Luqman b) Ali Hammud c) Abdullah Shuwar al-Aujayd d) Ali Awas e) 'Ali Derwish f) 'Ali al-Hamud g) Abu Luqman al-Sahl h) Abu Luqman al-Suri i) Abu Ayyub Nationality: Syrian Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: Syrian Arab Republic Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: A leader of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115). As of Jun, 2015, al-Shawakh was the ISIL governor of Aleppo.

QDi.385 Name: 1: HASAN 2: AL-SALAHAYN 3: SALIH 4: AL-SHA’ARI
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 1975 POB: Derna, Libya Good quality a.k.a.: Husayn al-Salihin Salih al-Sha‘iri Low quality a.k.a.: a) Abu Habib al-Libi b) Hasan Abu Habib Nationality: Libyan Passport no.: Libyan passport number 542858 National identification no.: Libyan national identification number 55252, issued in Derna, Libya Address: Libya Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: Facilitator for Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115).

QDi.386 Name: 1: MOUNIR 2: BEN DHAOU 3: BEN BRAHIM 4: BEN HELAL
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 10 May 1983 POB: Ben Guerdane, Tunisia Good quality a.k.a.: na Low quality a.k.a.: a) Mounir Helel b) Mounir Hilel c) Abu Rahmah d) Abu Maryam al-Tunisi Nationality: Tunisian Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: na Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: Foreign terrorist fighter facilitator experienced in establishing and securing travel routes. Deeply involved in providing material support to the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QDe.014) in North Africa. Assisted foreign terrorist fighters’ travel throughout North Africa and to Syrian Arab Republic to join Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115).

QDi.387 Name: 1: MOHAMMED 2: ABDEL-HALIM 3: HEMAIDA 4: SALEH
Title: na Designation: na DOB: a) 22 Sep. 1988 b) 22 Sep. 1989 POB: Alexandria, Egypt Good quality a.k.a.: a) Muhammad Hameida Saleh b) Muhammad Abd-al-Halim Humaydah c) Faris Baluchistan Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Egyptian Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: Egypt Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: Member of Al-Qaida (QDe.004). Involved in recruiting suicide bombers to go to Syrian Arab Republic and planning terrorist activities against targets in Europe. Arrested in Cairo, Egypt in 2013.

QDi.388 Name: 1: SALIM 2: BENGHALEM 3: na 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 6 Jul. 1980 POB: Bourg la Reine, France Good quality a.k.a.: na Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: French Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: Syrian Arab Republic (as at Sep. 2015) Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: Syria-based French violent extremist and member of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115). Subject to a European Arrest Warrant.

QDi.389 Name: 1: ABU UBAYDAH 2: YUSUF 3: AL-ANABI 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 7 Feb. 1969 POB: Annaba, Algeria Good quality a.k.a.: a) Abou Obeida Youssef AI-Annabi b) Abu-Ubaydah Yusuf Al-lnabi Low quality a.k.a.: a) Mebrak Yazid b) Youcef Abu Obeida c) Mibrak Yazid d) Yousif Abu Obayda Yazid e) Yazid Mebrak f) Yazid Mabrak g) Yusuf Abu Ubaydah h) Abou Youcef Nationality: Algerian Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: Algeria Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: A leader of the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) (QDe.014). Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice.

B. Entities and other groups associated with ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida

QDe.149 Name: HARAKAT SHAM AL-ISLAM
A.k.a.: a) Haraket Sham al-Islam b) Sham al-Islam c) Sham al-Islam Movement F.k.a.: na Address: Syrian Arab Republic Listed on: 29 Feb. 2016 Other information: Moroccan-led terrorist organization formed in Aug. 2013 and operating in Syrian Arab Republic. Principally composed of foreign terrorist fighters and associated with AI-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137).

In accordance with paragraph 49 of resolution 2253 (2015), the Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summary of reasons for listing of the above name, at the following URL: www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1267/aq_sanctions_list/summaries.

The Committee’s ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations.  An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:  www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1267/aq_sanctions_list.

The Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List is also updated following all changes made to the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List.  An updated version of the Consolidated List is accessible via the following URL: www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/un-sc-consolidated-list.

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