Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Removes One Entry from Its Sanctions List

SC/12549
11 October 2016

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Removes One Entry from Its Sanctions List

On 11 October 2016, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities removed the name below from the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List.

Therefore, the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 2 of Security Council resolution 2253 (2015) no longer apply to the name set out below:

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

QDi.274 Name: 1: NASIR 2: 'ABD-AL-KARIM 3: 'ABDULLAH 4: AL-WAHISHI
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: Yemen 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 leader of Al-Qaida in Yemen (AQY) and Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (QDe.129) since 2007. Associated with senior Al-Qaida (QDe.004) leadership, claimed 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. Reportedly deceased in Yemen in Jun. 2015.

The names of individuals and entities removed from the ISIL (Da’esh) and 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 the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List may be found on the Committee’s website at:  https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1267/aq_sanctions_list/procedures-for-delisting.

The 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.  The ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List will be updated on Tuesday, 11 October 2016 to reflect today’s removal of the aforementioned individual.  The List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:  https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1267/aq_sanctions_list.

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:  https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/un-sc-consolidated-list.

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