24 June 2016

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Amends Three Entries on Its Sanctions List

On 24 June 2016, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) enacted the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entries below on its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 2 of Security Council resolution 2253 (2015) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

A. Individuals associated with ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida

Name (original script): ناصر عبدالكريم عبدالله الوحيشي
Title: na Designation: na DOB: a) 1 Oct. 1976 b) (08/10/1396 Hijri Calendar) POB: Yemen Good quality a.k.a.: a) Nasir al-Wahishi b) Abu Basir Nasir al-Wahishi c) Naser Abdel Karim al-Wahishi d) Nasir Abd al-Karim al-Wuhayshi e) Abu Basir Nasir Al-Wuhayshi f) Nasser Abdul-karim Abdullah al-Wouhichi g) Abu Baseer al-Wehaishi h) Abu Basir Nasser al-Wuhishi i) Abdul Kareem Abdullah Al-Woohaishi j) Nasser Abdelkarim Saleh Al Wahichi Low quality a.k.a.: a) Abu Basir b) Abu Bashir Nationality: Yemeni Passport no.: Yemeni number 40483, issued on 5 Jan. 1997 National identification no.: na Address: na Listed on: 19 Jan. 2010 (amended on 15 Apr. 2014, 15 Jun. 2015, 24 Jun. 2016) Other information: Former Acted as Since 2007, leader of Al-Qaida in Yemen (AQY) and. Since Jan. 2009, leader of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (QDe.129) operating in Yemen and Saudi Arabia since 2007.  Associated with senior Al-Qaida (QDe.004) leadership, claimsclaimed he was secretary to Usama Bin Laden (deceased) prior to 2003.  Arrested in Iran and extradited to Yemen in 2003, where he escaped from prison in 2006 and remains fugitive as at Jan. 2010.  Reportedly deceased in Yemen in Jun. 2015.

Name (original script):  قاسم يحيى محمد مهدي الريمي
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 5 Jun. 1978 POB: Raymah village, Sanaa Governorate (ريمة), Yemen Good quality a.k.a.: a) Qasim Al-Rimi b) Qasim al-Raymi c) Qassim al-Raymi d) Qasim al-Rami e) Qasim Mohammed Mahdi Al Remi f) Qassim Mohammad Mahdi Al Rimi Low quality a.k.a.: a)Qasim Yahya Mahdi 'Abd al-Rimi b) Abu Hurayah Hurayrah al-Sana'ai c) Abu 'Ammar d) Abu Hurayrah Nationality: Yemeni Passport no.: Yemeni passport number 00344994, issued on 3 Jul. 1999 in Sanaa National identification no.: na Yemeni national identification number 973406, issued on 3 Jul. 1996 Address: Yemen Listed on: 11 May 2010 (amended on 15 Apr. 2014, 24 Jun. 2016Other information: na Mother’s name: Fatima Muthanna Yahya. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice. Leader of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (QDe.129) since Jun. 2015, pledged loyalty to Aiman al-Zawahiri (QDi.006).

B. Entities associated with ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida

Name (original script): القاعدة في جزيرة العرب
A.k.a.: a) Al-Qaida of Jihad Organization in the Arabian Peninsula b) Tanzim Qa’idat al-Jihad fi Jazirat al-Arab c) Al-Qaida Organization in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) d) Al-Qaida in the South Arabian Peninsula e) Ansar al-Shari'a (AAS) F.k.a.: Al-Qaida in Yemen (AQY) Address: na Listed on: 19 Jan. 2010 (amended on 4 Oct. 2012, 15 Jun. 2015, 24 Jun. 2016) Other Information: AQAP is a regional affiliate of Al-Qaida (QDe.004) and an armed group operating primarily in Arabian Peninsula. Location: Yemen. Alternative location: Saudi Arabia (2004 – 2006). Formed in Jan. 2009 when Al-Qaida in Yemen combined with Saudi Arabian Al-Qaida operatives. Leader of AQAP is Nasir 'abd-al-Karim 'Abdullah Al-Wahishi (QDi.274)  Qasim Mohamed Mahdi Al-Rimi (QDi.282). Ansar al-Shari’a was formed in early 2011 by AQAP and has taken responsibility for multiple attacks in Yemen against both government and civilian targets.

The Committee’s ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations.  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 ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List.  An updated version of the Consolidated List is accessible via the following URL:

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