In accordance with paragraph 20 of resolution 2160 (2014), the 1988 Sanctions Committee makes accessible a narrative summary of reasons for the listing for individuals, groups, undertakings and entities included in the 1988 Sanctions List.
Khalil Ahmed Haqqani was listed on 9 February 2011 pursuant to paragraph 2 of resolution 1904 (2009) 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 of, or in support of” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” the Taliban.
Khalil Ahmed Haqqani is a senior member of the Haqqani Network (TAe.012), a Taliban-affiliated group of militants that operates from North Waziristan Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. At the forefront of insurgent activity in Afghanistan, the Haqqani Network was founded by Khalil Haqqani’s brother, Jalaluddin Haqqani (TAi.040), who joined Mullah Mohammed Omar's (TAi.004) Taliban regime in the mid-1990s.
Khalil Haqqani engages in fundraising activities on behalf of the Taliban and the Haqqani Network (TAe.012), often travelling internationally to meet with financial supporters. As of September 2009, Khalil Haqqani had traveled to Gulf states and had raised funds from sources there, as well as from sources in South and East Asia.
Khalil Haqqani also provides support to the Taliban and the Haqqani Network operating in Afghanistan. As of early 2010, Khalil Haqqani provided funds to Taliban cells in Logar Province, Afghanistan. In 2009, Khalil Haqqani supplied and controlled approximately 160 combatants in Logar Province, Afghanistan, and was one of several people responsible for the detention of enemy prisoners captured by the Taliban and the the Haqqani Network. Khalil Haqqani has taken orders for Taliban operations from Sirajuddin Haqqani (TAi.144), his nephew.
Khalil Haqqani has also acted on behalf of Al-Qaida (QDe.004 on the Al-Qaida Sanctions List) and has been linked to its military operations. In 2002, Khalil Haqqani deployed men to reinforce Al-Qaida elements in Paktia Province, Afghanistan.
Khalil Ahmed Haqqani is also the brother of Mohammad Ibrahim Omari (TAi.042) and the uncle of Nasiruddin Haqqani (TAi.146) and Badruddin Haqqani (deceased).