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.
Bassam Ahmad al-Hasri was listed on 22 February 2017 pursuant to paragraphs 3 and 5 of resolution 2253 (2015) as being associated with ISIL or 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” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137).
As of July 2016, Bassam Ahmad al-Hasri was the emir of Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137) for southern Syrian Arab Republic and oversaw the group’s military operations in the region.
As of early 2015, Al-Hasri was the emir of Al-Nusrah Front for the eastern sector of Dar'a, Syrian Arab Republic. In December 2015, the overall leader of Al-Nusrah Front Abu Mohammed al-Jawlani (QDi.317) appointed Al-Hasri to replace Iyad Nazmi Salih Khalil (QDi.400) as the emir of Al-Nusrah Front for Dar'a.
Al-Hasri was released by Syrian authorities in April 2011 after spending six years in Sidnaya prison for association with Al-Qaida (QDe.004).