TAIBAH INTERNATIONAL-BOSNIA OFFICES

QDe.108
TAIBAH INTERNATIONAL-BOSNIA OFFICES
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
7 April 2011
Reason for listing: 

Taibah International-Bosnia Offices was listed on 11 May 2004 pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 16 of resolution 1526 (2004) as being associated with Al-Qaida, Usama bin Laden or the Taliban for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf or in support of” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” the Global Relief Foundation (GRF) (QDe.091).

Additional information: 

Taibah International-Bosnia Offices is a non-governmental organization based in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with significant ties to the Global Relief Foundation (GRF) (QDe.091), an Al-Qaida-affiliated (QDe.004) organization.

GRF initially operated in Bosnia and Herzegovina under the auspices of Taibah. In 1996, Taibah broke with GRF, but continued to share the same office in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, until 2000. Until 1996, Muhamed el Nagmy, the registered leader of GRF, also worked as one of the joint leaders of Taibah International. By December 2001, El Nagmy was working in the Taibah office in Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Additionally, the acting Director of Taibah in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ali Hamid el Tayeb, again in December 2001, confirmed that El Nagmy was responsible for bringing financial support to Taibah International while holding the position as the Bosnia Representative of GRF.