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.
Mustafa Hajji Muhammad Khan was listed on 14 March 2011 pursuant to paragraphs 4 and 5 of resolution 1989 (2011) 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”, supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” or “recruiting for” Al-Qaida (QDe.004).
Mustafa Hajji Muhammad Khan has been an Al-Qaida (QDe.004) facilitator, courier and operative since at least 2003. As of 2010, Khan was facilitating the activities of senior Pakistan-based Al-Qaida operatives and had overseen the travel of Al-Qaida members, including by escorting an individual to meet another Al-Qaida member in 2009. Khan recruited a facilitator who helped him move people and money between Gulf countries and Pakistan on behalf of Al-Qaida. In 2007, Khan helped Al-Qaida reestablish logistic support networks in Pakistan. Khan was tasked with regularly contacting an incarcerated Al-Qaida member’s relative regarding the provision of Al-Qaida’s financial support.
In 2003, Khan agreed to serve as a representative of the Al-Qaida leadership to the former head of Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115), Ahmad Fadeel al-Nazal al-Khalayleh, a.k.a. Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (deceased), and to deliver a message to him. Khan was found in possession of a letter he was attempting to deliver from Al-Zarqawi to Usama bin Laden (deceased), who was killed on 1 May 2011, and Aiman Muhammed Rabi al-Zawahiri (QDi.006).