28 October 2014

Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Deletes Al-Haramain Foundation (United States of America) from Its Sanctions List

Decision Taken Following Review of Delisting Request Submitted through Office of the Ombudsperson

On 28 October 2014, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) concerning Al-Qaida and associated individuals and entities removed the name below from the Al-Qaida Sanctions List after concluding its consideration of the de-listing requests for this name submitted through the Office of the Ombudsperson established pursuant to Security Council resolution 1904 (2009), and after considering the Comprehensive Report of the Ombudsperson on this de-listing request.

Therefore, the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2161 (2014) no longer apply to the name set out below.

B.Entities associated with Al-Qaida

QE.A.117.04. Name: AL-HARAMAIN FOUNDATION (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) A.k.a.: na  F.k.a.: na  Address: a) 1257 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, OR 97520, United States of America b) 3800 Highway 99 S, Ashland, OR 97520, United States of America c) 2151 E Division St., Springfield, MO 65803, United States of America  Listed on: 28 Sep. 2004 (amended on 25 Jan. 2010)  Other information: The United States-based branch of Al-Haramain Foundation was formally established by Suliman Hamd Suleiman al-Buthe (QI.A.179.04.) and another associate in 1997. Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 19 Oct. 2009.

The names of individuals and entities removed from the Al-Qaida Sanctions List pursuant to a decision by the Committee may be found in the “Press Releases” section on the Committee’s website.  Other information about de-listing may be found on the Committee’s website at:

The Committee’s Al-Qaida Sanctions List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations.  This is the nineteenth update of the List in 2014.  An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:

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