31 March 2015

Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Deletes One Individual from Its Sanctions List

Decisions Taken Following Review of Delisting Request Submitted Through Office of the Ombudsperson

On 31 March 2015, 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 delisting requests for this name submitted through the Office of the Ombudsperson established pursuant to Security Council resolution 1904 (2009), and after considering the Comprehensive Reports of the Ombudsperson on this delisting 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.

A. Individuals associated with Al-Qaida

Name (original script):عبد الرحمن محمد جعفر علي
Title: na  Designation: na  DOB: 15 Jan. 1968  POB: Muharraq, Bahrain  Good quality a.k.a.: a) Abd al-Rahman Muhammad Jaffir b) Abd al-Rahman Muhammad Jafir ‘Ali c) Abd al-Rahman Jaffir Ali d) Abdul Rahman Mohamed Jaffer Ali e) Abdulrahman Mohammad Jaffar  Low quality a.k.a.: a) ‘Ali Al-Khal b) Abu Muhammad Al-Khal  Nationality: Bahraini  Passport no.: na  National identification no.: na  Address: na  Listed on: 10 Oct. 2008  Other information: Bahrain-based financier and facilitator for Al-Qaida (listed under permanent reference number QDe.004).  In Jan. 2008, convicted by the Bahraini High Criminal Court for financing terrorism, undergoing terrorist training, facilitating the travel of others to receive terrorist training abroad, and for membership in a terrorist organization.  Released after Court verdict and completion of his sentence.  Located in Bahrain (as of May 2008).

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 delisting 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 eighth update of the List in 2015.  An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:

The Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List is also updated following all changes made to the Al-Qaida Sanctions List.  An updated version of the Consolidated List is accessible via the following URL:

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