28 July 2017

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

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

On 28 July 2017, 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 after concluding its consideration of the delisting request 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 delisting request.

Therefore, the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2368 (2017) no longer apply to the name set out below.

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

Name (original script): عادل محمد محمود عبد الخالق
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 2 Mar. 1984 POB: Bahrain Good quality a.k.a.: a) Adel Mohamed Mahmoud Abdul Khaliq b) Adel Mohamed Mahmood Abdul Khaled Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Bahrain Passport no: Bahrain number 1632207 National identification no: na Address: na Listed on: 10 Oct. 2008 (amended on 24 Jul. 2013, 26 Jun. 2015) Other information: Has acted on behalf of and provided financial, material and logistical support to Al-Qaida (QDe.004) and the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) (QDe.011). Arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Jan. 2007 on charges of being a member of Al-Qaida and the LIFG. Following his conviction in the UAE in late 2007, he was transferred to Bahrain in early 2008 to serve out the remainder of his sentence. Following his release in 2008, he resumed fundraising activities for Al-Qaida, at least through 2012. He also collected money for the Taliban. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link:

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:

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 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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