Mohammed Abdel-Halim Hemaida Saleh

QDi.387
Mohammed Abdel-Halim Hemaida Saleh
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
29 February 2016
Date(s) on which the narrative summary was updated: 
29 February 2016
Reason for listing: 

Mohammed Abdel-Halim Hemaida Saleh was listed on 29 February 2016 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” Al-Qaida (QDe.004).

Additional information: 

Mohammed Abdel-Halim Hemaida Saleh is a member of Al-Qaida (QDe.004). He has been involved in recruiting suicide bombers to go to Syrian Arab Republic and planning terrorist activities against targets in Europe.

In May 2013, Saleh was arrested with others in Egypt for plotting to attack foreign embassies in Cairo. Authorities seized 22 pounds of explosive materials and instructions on how to make bombs and build rockets and model airplanes to use in the attacks.