Shafi Sultan Mohammed al-Ajmi
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
23 September 2014
Date(s) on which the narrative summary was updated: 
20 April 2016
Reason for listing: 

Shafi Sultan Mohammed al-Ajmi was listed on 23 September 2014 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”, “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).

Additional information: 

Shafi Sultan Mohammed al-Ajmi is one of the most active Kuwaiti fundraisers for Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant (QDe.137) and operates regular social media campaigns seeking donations for Syrian fighters.

In July 2013, he publicly admitted that he and his associates collected money under the auspices of charity and delivered the funds in person to groups including Al-Nusrah Front. Al-Ajmi also acknowledged purchasing and smuggling arms, apparently to the same groups.