NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QI.A.194.05. MOHAMMED AHMED SHAWKI AL ISLAMBOLLY
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 8 April 2011
Mohammed Ahmed Shawki al Islambolly was listed on 29 September 2005 pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 of resolution 1617 (2005) as being associated with Al-Qaida, Usama bin Laden or the Taliban for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts of activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf or in support of” Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) and Egyptian Islamic Jihad (QE.A.3.01).
Mohammed Ahmed Shawki al Islambolly is a member of Egyptian Islamic Jihad (QE.A.3.01). He has provided material support to Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), and has conspired to commit terrorist acts. He has traveled internationally using forged documents, he has received military training and has belonged to cells and groups carrying out terrorist operations using force and violence involving intimidation, threats and damage to public and private property, and obstructing the activities of the public authorities.
Al Islambolly fought in Afghanistan in the 1990s where he established contact with Al-Qaida. He and a number of others from Egyptian Islamic Jihad have been members of Al-Qaida since that time. He received military training in various Al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist camps and was a leader of the so-called Islambolly’s Battalions which belonged to Al-Qaida and claimed responsibility for two attempts to assassinate the President of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Pakistan, shooting down two Russian aircraft, and an explosion at a station on the Moscow Metro in 2004. Al Islambolly developed a close relationship with Usama bin Laden (deceased) and married his daughter.
Egyptian Islamic Jihad, headed by Usama bin Laden's deputy, Aiman Muhammed Rabi al-Zawahiri (QI.A.6.01), was responsible for the bombing of the Egyptian Embassy in Islamabad in 1995. As of 1998, the group received most of its funding from Al-Qaida, and in 2001 it merged with Al-Qaida.
Al Islambolly is wanted by the Egyptian authorities for involvement in terrorist crimes committed both inside and outside Egypt including premeditated killing, destruction of property, unlicensed possession of firearms, ammunition and explosives, membership of a terrorist group, forgery of official and other documents, and theft.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Egyptian Islamic Jihad (QE.A.3.01), listed on 6 October 2001
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
Abd Allah Mohamed Ragab Abdel Rahman (QI.A.192.05), listed on 29 September 2005
Zaki Ezat Zaki Ahmed (QI.A.193.05), listed on 29 September 2005
Al Sayyid Ahmed Fathi Hussein Eliwah (QI.H.195.05), listed on 29 September 2005
Ali Sayyid Muhamed Mustafa Bakri (QI.M.196.05), listed on 29 September 2005
Hani al-Sayyid al-Sebai Yusif (QI.A.198.05), listed on 29 September 2005