NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QI.A.23.01. NAZIH ABDUL HAMED NABIH AL-RUQAI’I
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 10 January 2011
Nazih Abdul Hamed Nabih al-Ruqai’i was listed on 17 October 2001 pursuant to paragraph 8(c) of resolution 1333 (2000) as being associated with Al-Qaida, Usama bin Laden or the Taliban for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf or in support of” Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01).
Nazih Abdul Hamed Nabih al-Ruqai’i, a.k.a. Anas al-Liby, has been a member of Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) since the 1990s. He was indicted in the United States for his role in the 7 August 1998 bombings of the United States Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. The bombings killed 224 people and wounded about 5,000 others. The indictment included counts of conspiracy to kill United States nationals, to murder, to destroy buildings and property of the United States, and to destroy national defense facilities of the United States.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Sayf-al Adl (QI.S.1.01), listed on 25 January 2001
Aiman Muhammed Rabi al-Zawahiri (QI.A.6.01), listed on 25 January 2001
Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah el Alfi (QI.E.19.01), listed on 17 October 2001
Ahmed Mohammed Hamed Ali (QI.A.21.01), listed on 17 October 2001
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (QI.G.28.01), listed on 17 October 2001