Zaurbek Salimovich Guchaev

QDi.367
Zaurbek Salimovich Guchaev
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
2 October 2015
Date(s) on which the narrative summary was updated: 
2 October 2015
Reason for listing: 

Zaurbek Salimovich Guchaev was listed on 2 October 2015 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, or in support of”, “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to”, “recruiting for or otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Al-Qaida (QDe.004), Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, listed as Ibrahim Awwad Ibrahim Ali al-Badri al-Samarrai (QDi.299), Emarat Kavkaz (QDe.131), and The Army of Emigrants and Supporters (QDe.148).

Additional information: 

Zaurbek Salimovich Guchaev is a member of Emarat Kavkaz (QDe.131).
Currently, Guchaev is one of the leaders of the Army of Emigrants and Supporters (QDe.148), a terrorist group operating in the Syrian Arab Republic and Iraq and affiliated with Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115).
Guchaev is wanted by the authorities of the Russian Federation for terrorist crimes committed in its territory.