NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
QI.A.200.05. DIEMAN ABDULKADIR IZZAT
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 26 August 2009
Dieman Abdulkadir Izzat was listed on 6 December 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 or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf, or in support of” and “recruiting for” Ansar al-Islam (QE.A.98.03).
Dieman Abdulkadir Izzat provided support for Ansar al-Islam (QE.A.98.03) in Iraq through incitement and financial transactions.
Izzat recruited supporters for Ansar al-Islam. He discussed with an Ansar al-Islam operative, Naji Jiyad, the participation of potential recruits in training and while doing so encouraged their admission as members of Ansar al-Islam after their training. Izzat also expressed his enthusiasm for terrorist attacks carried out by other members of Ansar al-Islam and the subsequent deaths of numerous security officials and civilians. In 2003 and 2004 at the Islamic Centre in Nuremberg, Germany, Izzat incited suicide attacks against American, British and Australian citizens in Iraq.
Izzat supported Ansar al-Islam particularly by raising funds and assisting supporters of Ansar al‑Islam to transfer money on behalf of the group. In 2003, Izzat provided Ansar al-Islam with 140 Euros to support its terrorist aims. Izzat funded his donations by fraud against the official social benefits organization.
Izzat was found guilty of supporting a foreign terrorist organization and other offences and sentenced on 25 June 2007 by a court in Germany to three years and three months of imprisonment.
Ansar al-Islam is a terrorist group formed in September 2001 that operates in northeastern Iraq and has close links to and support from Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01). Al-Qaida and Usama bin Laden (deceased) participated in the formation and funding of Ansar al-Islam. Ansar al-Islam has also received training and logistical assistance from Al-Qaida. Ansar al-Islam had close association with senior Al-Qaida operative Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, now deceased, also known as Ahmad Fadil Nazal al-Khalayleh. Ansar al-Islam has provided safe haven to Al-Qaida in northeastern Iraq.
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
Ata Abdoulaziz Rashid (QI.A.199.05), listed on 6 December 2005
Mazen Salah Mohammed (QI.A.202.05), listed on 6 December 2005