NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QI.A.59.02. KHALID ABD AL-RAHMAN HAMD AL-FAWAZ
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 19 November 2010
Date on which the narrative summary was updated: 4 August 2014
Khalid Abd al-Rahman Hamd al-Fawaz was listed on 24 April 2002 pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 of resolution 1390 (2002) 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” Usama bin Laden and Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01).
Khalid Abd al-Rahman Hamd al-Fawaz has acted for and on behalf of Usama bin Laden (deceased) as his appointed director of the London office of the Advice and Reformation Committee. Al-Fawaz was appointed to this position by a decision signed by Bin Laden on 11 July 1994. Al-Fawaz set up this office in London to serve as a conduit between various Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) cells. He acted as Usama bin Laden's de facto representative in the United Kingdom.
Al-Fawaz also had contacts with Saad Rashed Mohammad al-Faqih who is the head of the Movement for Reform in Arabia. Al-Faqih and Al-Fawaz shared an office in the late 1990s, and Al-Faqih worked with and provided assistance to Al-Fawaz, who served as the intermediary between Usama bin Laden and Al-Faqih. Al-Faqih paid for a satellite telephone that Al-Fawaz passed on to Usama bin Laden who used it to facilitate the 1998 bombing attacks on the Embassies of the United States of America in Kenya and Tanzania.
Khalid al-Fawaz was indicted in the United States for participating in a conspiracy to murder United States citizens, United States diplomats and other internationally protected persons. It is alleged that a key figure in the conspiracy was Usama bin Laden and that two of the overt acts of the conspiracy were the synchronized bombings of the Embassies of the United States in Kenya and Tanzania. Khalid al-Fawaz was extradited from the United Kingdom to the United States of America on 5 October 2012.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (QI.G.28.01), listed on 17 October 2001
Omar Mahmoud Uthman (QI.M.31.01), listed on 17 October 2001