In accordance with paragraph 1 (b) of the Guidelines for the application of paragraphs 19 and 23 of resolution 1483 (2003), the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) concerning Iraq makes accessible a narrative summary of reasons for the listing for individuals and entities included in the sanctions list.
Yasir Sabawi Ibrahim Hasan Al-Tikriti was listed on 27 July 2005 in connection with the measures contained in paragraph 23 (b) of resolution 1483 (2003).
Yasir Sabawi Ibrahim Hasan Al-Tikriti was listed as:
“A. Ties to Senior Members of the Former Iraqi Regime
Information available also indicates that after Operation Iraqi Freedom, Yasir Sabawi Ibrahim Hasan Al-Tikriti provided support to elements of the former regime and to groups carrying out attacks against Iraqi and Coalition forces, as well as against Iraqi civilians.
B. Support to Members of the Former Iraqi Regime
Information indicates that Yasir Sabawi Ibrahim Hasan Al-Tikriti acted as a financier and bodyguard for Saddam Hussein prior to Saddam Hussein’s capture by U.S. forces. Additionally, after Operation Iraqi Freedom, Yasir Sabawi Ibrahim Hasan Al-Tikriti allegedly transferred funds to regime loyalists, and transported a large sum of money to Saddam Hussein’s wife, Sajida Khayrallah Tilfah, on Saddam Hussein’s behalf. Sajida Khayrallah Tilfah was designated by the 1518 Committee of the United Nations Security Council and was listed in the Annex to Executive Order 13315 by the U.S. Government.
C. Activities against the New Iraqi Government, Coalition Forces, and Iraqi Civilians
According to available information, Yasir Sabawi Ibrahim Hasan Al-Tikriti directed a number of anti-Coalition activities in Iraq, and maintained communication with several insurgent groups throughout northern and central Iraq. Yasir Sabawi Ibrahim Hasan Al-Tikriti also provided financial support, weapons, and explosives for anti-Coalition elements.
D. Immediate Family Member of Senior Former Iraqi Regime Official
Yasir Sabawi Ibrahim Hasan Al-Tikriti falls under the requirements of Security Council resolution 1483 (2003) by virtue of him being an “immediate family member” of a senior former Iraqi regime official. His father, Sabawi Ibrahim Hasan Al-Tikriti, was former Presidential Advisor to Saddam Hussein”.