NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTINGQI.A.253.08. KHALIFA MUHAMMAD TURKI AL-SUBAIY
Khalifa Muhammad Turki al-Subaiy was listed on 10 October 2008 pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 of resolution 1822 (2008) as being associated with Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) 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”, “recruiting for” and “otherwise supporting the acts or activities of” Al-Qaida and its senior leadership.
Khalifa Muhammad Turki al-Subaiy is a Qatar-based terrorist financier and facilitator who has provided financial support to, and acted on behalf of, the senior leadership of Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01). He provided assistance to senior Al-Qaida leader Khalid Sheikh Mohammed prior to Sheikh Mohammed’s capture in March 2003. Since that time, he has provided financial support to Al-Qaida senior leadership in South Asia. He has also worked with Al-Qaida senior facilitators to move extremist recruits to Al-Qaida training camps in South Asia and has assisted in providing funds to them. He has also served as an envoy and communications link between Al-Qaida and third parties in the Middle East.
In October 2007, as part of a case referred to as “the Fifth Fleet case”, involving four other individuals, including Abd al-Rahman Muhammad Jaffar ‘Ali (QI.A.254.08), Al-Subaiy was charged in absentia by the General Prosecutor in Bahrain with crimes punishable under provisions of the penal code concerning terrorist acts.
In January 2008, Al-Subaiy was convicted in absentia by the Bahrain High Criminal Court in particular for financing terrorism and facilitating the travel of others abroad to receive terrorist training. He was arrested in Qatar in March 2008 where, as of June 2008, he was serving his sentence.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Abd al-Rahman Muhammad Jaffar ‘Ali (QI.A.254.08), listed on 10 October 2008