‘Abd al-Rahman Muhammad Mustafa al-Qaduli
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
23 September 2014
Reason for listing: 

‘Abd al-Rahman Muhammad Mustafa al-Qaduli was listed on 23 September 2014 pursuant to paragraphs 2 and 4 of resolution 2161 (2014) 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” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115).

Additional information: 

‘Abd al-Rahman Muhammad Mustafa al-Qaduli is a senior Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (AQI) (QDe.115), official who reintegrated himself into ISIL following his release from prison in early 2012 and travelled to Syria to work in a Syria-based ISIL network. In 2004, Al-Qaduli joined AQI under the command of then-leader of AQI Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, also known as Ahmad Fadil Nazal al-Khalayleh (deceased), and served as Al-Zarqawi’s deputy and the group’s emir of Mosul in Ninawa Province, Iraq. Al-Qaduli was an assistant to Al-Zarqawi while in AQI and previously served as AQI’s representative to Al-Qaida (QDe.004) senior leadership in Pakistan. In February 2006, Al-Qaduli travelled to Pakistan on behalf of Al-Zarqawi to conduct an interview, which was then to be provided to Al-Qaida leaders in Afghanistan.