In accordance with paragraph 13 of resolution 1822 (2008) and subsequent related resolutions, the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee makes accessible a narrative summary of reasons for the listing for individuals, groups, undertakings and entities included in the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List.
Abd el Kader Mahmoud Mohamed el Sayed was listed on 24 April 2002 pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 of resolution 1390 (2002) 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 “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” Al-Qaida (QDe.004).
Abd el Kader Mahmoud Mohamed el Sayed was the organizer of an Al-Qaida (QDe.004) cell in Milan, Italy. He had been in contact with international terrorist leaders and was sent to Milan, Italy, by Aiman Muhammed Rabi al-Zawahiri (QDi.006) to reorganize the terrorist group there.
El Sayed was indicted for participation in a criminal conspiracy to traffic arms, explosives, chemical weapons and identity papers, and for aiding illegal immigration. He was sentenced to eight years imprisonment in Italy for criminal conspiracy to handle stolen goods and facilitate illegal immigration on 2 February 2004.
El Sayed was also convicted in Egypt for the 1997 massacre in Luxor, Egypt, in which 58 tourists were killed.