NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QI.H.195.05. AL SAYYID AHMED FATHI HUSSEIN ELIWAH
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 8 April 2011
Al Sayyid Ahmed Fathi Hussein Eliwah 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).
Al Sayyid Ahmed Fathi Hussein Eliwah has been a member of Egyptian Islamic Jihad (QE.A.3.01). He has provided material support to Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), as well as conspired to commit terrorist acts. He and others from Egyptian Islamic Jihad joined Al-Qaida in the early 1990s.
Egyptian Islamic Jihad, headed by Usama bin Laden's (deceased) 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.
Hussein Eliwah fought in Afghanistan in the 1990s and received military training at various Al-Qaida-related terrorist camps in Pakistan and Afghanistan. He was selected to receive training in weapons and explosives and had organizational responsibilities in an Al-Qaida-related camp in Albania.
Hussein Eliwah is wanted by the Egyptian authorities for involvement in terrorist crimes committed inside and outside Egypt, including criminal association with intent to commit murder, 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
Mohammed Ahmed Shawki al Islambolly (QI.A.194.05), 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