NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QI.M.147.03. MOHAMED AMIN MOSTAFA
Mohamed Amin Mostafa was listed on 12 November 2003 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”, “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) and (QE.A.98.03).
Mohamed Amin Mostafa has been involved in Al-Qaida-related (QE.A.4.01) criminal activities and was a member of a terrorist cell located in Milan, Cremona and Parma, Italy. The cell recruited volunteers for military training camps in Iraq organized by Ansar al-Islam (QE.A.98.03). It also facilitated illegal immigration to Italy and provided financial and material support for terrorist acts. Furthermore, the cell(s) operating in Italy may have planned terrorist acts in other countries, probably in Europe.
Mostafa has been charged by the Italian authorities with criminal conspiracy to commit acts of international terrorism, including receiving and hiding forged documents used by extremists to reach military training camps, mainly in Iraq; to maintain contacts with other terrorist cells in Europe; and to help illegal immigrants to enter Italy. He was investigated for his links to a terrorist cell previously headed by Ahmad Fadil Nazal al-Khalayleh (deceased), also known as Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, and to Ansar al-Islam. Mostafa is associated with Maxamed Cabdullaah Ciise (QI.C.141.03), Radi Abd el Samie Abou el Yazid el Ayashi (QI.E.142.03), Mohamed Tahir Hammid (QI.H.144.03), Mourad ben Ali ben al-Basheer al-Trabelsi (QI.A.151.03), Kamal ben Maoeldi ben Hassan al-Hamraoui (QI.A.140.03) and Noureddine ben Ali ben Belkassem al-Drissi (QI.A.149.03).
Mostafa is subject to a Milan Tribunal Custody Order. He was arrested on 31 March 2003 by Italian law enforcement agencies. He was sentenced in Italy to seven years imprisonment on 21 September 2006 for conspiracy to commit acts of domestic and international terrorism. The Supreme Court affirmed this as the final judgment on 4 July 2008.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Ansar al-Islam (QE.A.98.03), listed on 24 February 2003
Said ben Abdelhakim ben Omar al-Cherif (QI.A.138.03), listed on 12 November 2003
Imad ben Mekki Zarkaoui (QI.A.139.03), listed on 12 November 2003
Kamal ben Maoeldi ben Hassan al-Hamraoui (QI.A.140.03), listed on 12 November 2003
Maxamed Cabdullaah Ciise (QI.C.141.03), listed on 12 November 2003
Radi Abd el Samie Abou el Yazid el Ayashi (QI.E.142.03), listed on 12 November 2003
Hamadi ben Abdul Aziz ben Ali Bouyehia (QI.B.143.03), listed on 12 November 2003
Mohammad Tahir Hammid (QI.H.144.03), listed on 12 November 2003
Nessim ben Mohamed al-Cherif ben Mohamed Saleh al-Saadi (QI.S.148.03), listed on 12 November 2003
Noureddine ben Ali ben Belkassem al-Drissi (QI.A.149.03), listed on 12 November 2003
Al-Azhar ben Khalifa ben Ahmed Rouine (QI.R.150.03), listed on 12 November 2003
Mourad ben Ali ben al-Basheer al-Trabelsi (QI.A.151.03), listed on 12 November 2003
Jamal Housni (QI.H.221.06), listed on 2 August 2006