NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
TI.H.40.01. JALALUDDIN HAQQANI
Jalaluddin Haqqani was listed on 31 January 2001 as Minister of Frontier Affairs of the Taliban regime so falling within the provisions of resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1333 (2000) of the United Nations Security Council regarding acts and activities of the Taliban authorities.
Jalaluddin Haqqani has close relations with Mohammed Omar (TI.O.4.01.) and had close relations with Usama bin Laden (deceased). He is the father of Sirajuddin Jallaloudine Haqqani (TI.H.144.07.), Nasiruddin Haqqani (TI.H.146.10.) and Badruddin Haqqani (TI.H.151.11.), and the brother of Mohammad Ibrahim Omari (TI.O.42.01.) and Khalil Ahmed Haqqani (TI.H.150.11.). He is an active Taliban leader. Jalaluddin Haqqani was also the liaison between Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01. on the Al-Qaida Sanctions List) and the Taliban in 2007. He was Chairman of the Taliban “Miram Shah Council” as at June 2008.
He was originally a commander for the Mwalawi Hezbi Islami Party in Khost, Paktika and Paktia provinces. Later he joined the Taliban and was appointed as Minister of Frontier Affairs. Following the collapse of the Taliban regime, along with Taliban and Al-Qaida elements, he escaped to northern Waziristan and started to regroup his militias for the fight against the Government of Afghanistan.
Haqqani has been accused of involvement in the bombing of the Indian Embassy in Kabul in 2008 and the attempt to assassinate President Karzai during a military parade in Kabul earlier the same year. Haqqani was also implicated in an attack on ministry buildings in Kabul in February 2009.
Jalaluddin Haqqani is the founder of the Haqqani Network (TE.H.12.12.)
Related listed individuals and entities:
Mohammed Omar (TI.O.4.01.), listed on 31 January 2001
Mohammad Ibrahim Omari (TI.O.42.01.), listed on 23 February 2001
Sirajuddin Jallaloudine Haqqani (TI.H.144.07.), listed on 13 September 2007
Nasiruddin Haqqani (TI.H.146.10.), listed on 20 July 2010
Khalil Ahmed Haqqani (TI.H.150.11.), listed on 9 February 2011
Badruddin Haqqani (TI.H.151.11.), listed on 11 May 2011
Fazl Rabi (TI.R.157.12.), listed on 6 January 2012
Ahmed Jan Wazir (TI.W.159.12.), listed on 6 January 2012
Abdul Rauf Zakir (TI.Z.164.12.), listed on 5 November 2012
The Haqqani Network (TE.H.12.12.), listed on 5 November 2012
Related individuals and entities on the Al-Qaida Sanctions List:
Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01.), listed on 6 October 2001