Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions
1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) concerning Al-Qaida
and associated individuals and entities


NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING

QI.E.65.02. ABD EL KADER MAHMOUD MOHAMED EL SAYED

Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 28 March 2011

Abd el Kader Mahmoud Mohamed el Sayed 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” or “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01).

Additional information

Abd el Kader Mahmoud Mohamed el Sayed was the organizer of an Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) cell in Milan, Italy. He had been in contact with international terrorist leaders and was sent to Milan, Italy, by Aiman Muhammed Rabi al-Zawahiri (QI.A.6.01) to reorganize the terrorist group there.

El Sayed was indicted for participation in a criminal conspiracy to traffic arms, explosives, chemical weapons and identity papers, and for aiding illegal immigration. He was sentenced to eight years imprisonment in Italy for criminal conspiracy to handle stolen goods and facilitate illegal immigration on 2 February 2004.

El Sayed was also convicted in Egypt for the 1997 massacre in Luxor, Egypt, in which 58 tourists were killed.

Related listed individuals and entities

Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), listed on 6 October 2001

Aiman Muhammed Rabi al-Zawahiri (QI.A.6.01), listed on 25 January 2001

Riadh ben Belkassem ben Mohamed al-Jelassi (QI.A.71.02), listed on 3 September 2002
Samir Abd el Latif el Sayed Kishk (QI.K.73.02), listed on 3 September 2002
Abdelhalim Hafed Abdelfattah Remadna (QI.R.75.02), listed on 3 September 2002
Isam Ali Mohamed Alouche (QI.T.76.02), listed on 3 September 2002
Al-Azhar ben Mohammed ben el-Abed al-Tlili (QI.A.77.02), listed on 3 September 2002