KHATIBA AL-TAWHID WAL-JIHAD (KTJ)

QDe.168
KHATIBA AL-TAWHID WAL-JIHAD (KTJ)
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
7 March 2022
Reason for listing: 

KHATIBA AL-TAWHID WAL-JIHAD (KTJ) was listed on 7 March 2022 pursuant to paragraphs 2 and 4 of resolution 2610 (2021) as being associated with Al-Qaida for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing, or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of”, “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” , “recruiting for; or otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137), Khatiba Imam al-Bukhari (QDe.158) and the Islamic Jihad Group (QDe.119).

Additional information: 

Khatiba al-Tawhid wal-Jihad (formerly known as Jannat Oshiklari) is a terrorist organization operating under the umbrella of the international terrorist organization Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137), the branch of Al-Qaida (QDe.004) in Syria. The group operates in the provinces of Hama, Idlib and Ladhiqiyah, in the Syrian Arab Republic. The number of fighters of KTJ is about 500. KTJ also cooperates with such terrorist organizations as Khatiba Imam al-Bukhari (QDe.158) and the Islamic Jihad Group (QDe.119). In 2016, KTJ organized a terrorist attack against the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek.