Mohammad Tahir Hammid Hussein
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
8 April 2011
Date(s) on which the narrative summary was updated: 
3 February 2015
19 July 2019
14 November 2019
23 April 2021
Reason for listing: 

Mohammad Tahir Hammid Hussein was listed on 12 November 2003 pursuant 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”, “recruiting for” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Al-Qaida (QDe.004) and Ansar al-Islam (QDe.098).

Additional information: 

Mohammad Tahir Hammid Hussein was investigated and prosecuted by Italian authorities for participating in a conspiracy to finance and facilitate an Al-Qaida-related (QDe.004) terrorist group that was suspected of having links with Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, listed as Ahmad Fadil Nazal al-Khalayleh (deceased). The co-conspirators dealt in forged documents to be used by individuals to reach training camps, mainly in Iraq, and to move throughout Europe; they also maintained contacts with other transnational terrorist cells.

Hammid was found guilty by the Italian courts of having provided financial and material assistance for terrorist activities in Italy and elsewhere in Europe as a member of an Ansar al-Islam (QDe.098) cell located in northern Italy, for which he was sentenced to one year and eleven months imprisonment by the Tribunal of Milan on 19 April 2004. Other members of the cell included Jamal Housni (QDi.221), Radi Abd el Samie Abou el Yazid el Ayashi (QDi.142), Mohamed Amin Mostafa (QDi.147) and Maxamed Cabdullaah Ciise (QDi.141).