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.
Tharwat Salah Shihata was listed on 6 October 2001 pursuant to paragraph 8 (c) of resolution 1333 (2000) 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”, “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” the Egyptian Islamic Jihad (QDe.003).
Tharwat Salah Shihata is a member of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad (QDe.003). Before the formation of the Global Islamic Front, which united Usama bin Laden (deceased) and Aiman Muhammed Rabi al-Zawahiri (QDi.006), he was a member of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad’s nine-member consultative council, which was headed by Al-Zawahiri. The Egyptian Islamic Jihad’s founding committee was composed of several committees that supervised the various aspects of the organization’s work and included the security committee led by Tharwat Salah Shihata. The security committee maintained information about individual members and how to reach them, documenting physical, psychological, academic and religious information about each member and determining the type of work he could do.