NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTINGQDi.254 ABD AL-RAHMAN MUHAMMAD JAFFAR ‘ALI
Abd al-Rahman Muhammad Jaffar ‘Ali was listed on 10 October 2008 pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 of resolution 1822 (2008) as being associated with Al-Qaida (QDe.004) 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 “otherwise supporting the acts or activities of” Al-Qaida and its senior leadership.
Abd al-Rahman Muhammad Jaffar ‘Ali is a Bahrain-based financier and facilitator for Al-Qaida (QDe.004). He has provided significant funding to Al-Qaida and facilitated the movement of money to a senior Al-Qaida associate in Iran, in addition to providing his own personal funds for use by an Al-Qaida recruit.
In October 2007, as part of a case referred to as “the Fifth Fleet case”, involving four other individuals, including Khalifa Muhammad Turki al-Subaiy (QDi.253), Jaffar ‘Ali was charged by the General Prosecutor in Bahrain with crimes punishable under provisions of the penal code concerning terrorist acts.
In January 2008, he was convicted by the Bahraini High Criminal Court in particular for financing terrorism and facilitating the travel of others abroad to receive terrorist training.
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QE. A.004), listed on 6 October 2001
Khalifa Muhammad Turki al-Subaiy (QDi.253), listed on 10 October 2008.