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Qatar-linked people, groups on terror list

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain designate dozens of people with links to Qatar as terrorists

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Dubai: Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain, having cut ties with Qatar this week over its support of terrorism, on Friday designated dozens of people with links to Qatar as terrorists, intensifying a row that threatens the region’s stability.

The four countries said in a statement published by the Saudi news agency that 59 people, including Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousuf Al Qaradawi, and 12 entities, among them Qatari-funded charities Qatar Charity and Eid Charity, were named.

The announcement increases pressure on Qatar in a diplomatic and economic campaign to isolate the small Gulf Arab state, which is a critical global supplier of gas and hosts the biggest US military base in the Middle East. It follows a previous listing of scores of organizations in 2014 by Saudi Arabia and the UAE during a previous spat with Qatar.

Among the 18 Qataris named are alleged terrorism financiers as well as prominent businessmen, politicians and senior members of the ruling family including a former interior minister.

Abdul Hakim Belhadj, a former Libyan Islamist commander, is one of five Libyans listed, while Al Qaradawi and firebrand Salafi preacher Wagdi Ghoneim are among the 26 Egyptian nationals.

The list also includes Shi’ite militant groups in Bahrain seen by some Gulf Arab governments as linked to Iran including Saraya Ashtar, Saraya Mukhtar, and February 14 movement.

The list also names three Kuwaiti nationals, two Jordanians, two Bahrainis, an Emirati, a Saudi and a Yemeni.
 

UAE Cabinet endorses list of designated terrorist organisations, individuals

 

Abu Dhabi (WAM): The UAE Cabinet has issued a Resolution No. (18) of 2017 on endorsing the list of designated terrorist organisations and individuals.

The resolution stipulates that all regulatory bodies shall monitor and restrict any individuals or entities affiliated with any financial, commercial, technical or any other relationship of any kind with the names mentioned in the attached list, and take the necessary procedures in accordance with the laws in force in the State.

This resolution shall be published in the official gazette, and become effective from the date of its publication.

 

Posted at 04:36AM, Friday, 09-06-2017 

This list addresses threats posed by Qatar-linked and -based Al Qaida terrorism support networks
 

ABU DHABI (WAM): The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Arab Republic of Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and the Kingdom of Bahrain, as part of their unified ongoing commitment to combatting terrorism, on Thursday acted to update their respective lists of designated terrorist organisations and individuals.

As a result, fifty-nine (59) individuals and twelve (12) entities were designated by each of the four countries.

To address the long-term and continuing threat of terrorist financing emanating from Qatar, and associated material support for terrorist organisations, included in these designations are thirty-seven (37) individuals and six (6) entities that have specifically financed, aided and/or provided material support to Al-Qaida and its associated organisations and networks.

Among the sanctioned parties are charities and fundraisers in Qatar that have acted for the benefit of Al-Qaida for more than a decade.

The designations point to the fact that, despite repeated calls from the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the international community, Qatar remains a permissive jurisdiction for terrorism financing.

The designations are a direct response to the Government of Qatar’s consistent refusal to take meaningful steps to disrupt the activities of terrorist support networks operating within its borders.

In fact, several of the entities and individuals identified are explicitly affiliated to the Government of Qatar.

The details of these Al-Qaida specific designations are as follows:

Al-Qaida Support and Facilitation Networks based in Qatar

Khalifa Muhammad Turki Al-Subaie, Qatari national

Khalifa Muhammad Turki al-Subaie has been sanctioned by the US and the UN since 2008 for providing financial support to Al- Qaida, including to Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM), the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks against the United States.

Based in Qatar, Al-Subaie continued his activities in support of Al-Qaida despite his 2008 designation. For example, in mid-2012 Al-Subaie sent hundreds of thousands of dollars and euros to Al-Qaida in Pakistan, according to the US Department of the Treasury.

In 2013, Khalifa Al-Subaie aided fundraising initiatives led by US- and UN-designated Qatari financiers of Nusra Front Saad bin Saad Al-Kabi and Abd Al-Latif bin Abdullah Al-Kawari.

Al-Subaie (or Al Subaiy) appeared in a May 2013 fundraising video that solicited donations for Syrian jihadist groups. In 2013 and 2014, Khalifa Al-Subaie solicited support for fundraising initiatives for Syrian militants led by UN- and US-sanctioned Al-Qaida facilitator Abdallah Mohammad bin Sulayman Al-Muhaysini.

Al-Subaie previously worked in Qatar’s Central Bank, according to media reports.

Identifiers: AKA: خليفة محمد تركي السبيعي
AKA: Khalifa Mohd Turki Alsubaie
AKA: Khalifa Mohd Turki al-Subaie
AKA: Khalifa Al-Subayi
AKA: Khalifa Turki bin Muhammad bin al-Subaiy
Citizenship: Qatari DOB: 1 January, 1965
Qatar Passport: 00685868
Qatar Identity Card: 26563400140
Twitter: @KHALIFASUBAEY
Instagram: @khalifa_alsubaey

 

Abd al-Malik Muhammad Yusuf Abd al-Salam

Abd al-Malik Muhammad Yusuf Abd al-Salam (aka Umar al-Qatari) was sanctioned by the US and the UN for providing financial and material support to Al-Qaida in Pakistan and Syria. Umar Al-Qatari worked with Qatari nationals Khalifa Muhammad Turki al- Subaie and Ibrahim Issa Al-Bakr (both designated herein) to raise funds, and procure and transport weapons for Al-Qaida.

In May 2012, Umar Al-Qatari was arrested by Lebanese authorities while enroute to Qatar carrying funds for Al-Qaida, according to the US Department of the Treasury. At the time, Umar Al-Qatari was channeling funds to Al-Nusra Front, working with Qatari official Abdulaziz bin Khalifa al-Attiyah (also sanctioned herein).

Umar al-Qatari’s father, Muhammad Yusuf Abd al-Salam (AKA Abu Abdulaziz Al-Qatari) — a founder of the Daesh predecessor al- Qaida in Iraq — found safe harbor and funding in Qatar after fleeing Coalition forces in Iraq in 2004. The government of Qatar provided Umar Al-Qatari with residence privileges.

Identifiers: AKA: عبدالملك محمد يوسف عبدالسلام
AKA: 'Abd al-Malik Muhammad Yusif 'Abd-al-Salam
AKA: 'Umar al-Qatari AKA: 'Umar al-Tayyar
DOB: 13 July 1989
Nationality: Jordanian
Jordanian Passport Number: K475336 (Date of Issue: 31 August 2009;
Date of Expiration: 30 August 2014)
Qatari ID Number: 28940000602

 

Ashraf Muhammad Yusuf 'Uthman 'Abd al-Salam

Ashraf Muhammad Yusuf 'Uthman 'Abd al-Salam was sanctioned by the UN and the US government for providing support to al-Qaida in Iraq, Syria and Pakistan. Ashraf 'Abd al-Salam held Qatari residence and worked with Qatari national Khalifa al-Subaiy to transfer funds to al-Qaida in Pakistan in 2012, according to the US Department of the Treasury.

In the mid-2000’s, Ashraf 'Abd al-Salam provided communications and financial support to al-Qaida in Iraq, the predecessor organization to Daesh. Ashraf 'Abd al-Salam’s father Abu Abdulaziz al-Qatari was a founder of al-Qaida in Iraq.

Identifiers: AKA: أشرف محمد يوسف عثمان عبدالسلام
AKA: Ashraf Muhammad Yusif 'Uthman 'Abd-al-Salam
AKA: Ashraf Muhammad Yusuf 'Abd-al-Salam
AKA: Ashraf Muhammad Yusif 'Abd al-Salam
AKA: Khattab
AKA: Ibn al-Khattab
DOB: 1984
POB: Iraq Nationality: Jordanian
Location: Syria
Passport number: K048787
Alt. Passport number: 486298 (Jordan)
Qatari ID number: 28440000526


Ibrahim Isa Hajji Muhammad al-Bakr

Qatari national Ibrahim Isa Hajji Muhammad al-Bakr was sanctioned by the US in September 2014 and the UN in January 2015 for providing financial support to al-Qaida. Ibrahim al-Bakr has a long history of raising money to support terrorism and jihad, according to the US Department of the Treasury, dating back to the early 2000’s when he was arrested and released by Qatari authorities on the agreement he refrain from conducting terrorist activity inside Qatar.

As of November 2011, Ibrahim Isa al-Bakr worked for Qatar’s Public Works Authority.


Identifiers: AKA: إبراهيم عيسي الحجي محمد الباكر
AKA: Ibrahim 'Issa Haji Muhammad al-Bakar
AKA: Ibrahim 'Isa Haji al-Bakr
AKA: Ibrahim Issa Hijji Mohd Albaker
AKA: Ibrahim Issa Hijji Muhammad al-Baker
AKA: Ibrahim 'Issa al-Bakar
AKA: Ibrahim al-Bakr AKA: Abu-Khalil
DOB: 12 July 1977
POB: Qatar
Nationality: Qatari

Passport Number: 01016646 (Qatar)

Abdulaziz bin Khalifa al-Attiyah

In 2012, Abdulaziz bin Khalifa al-Attiyah was arrested in Lebanon for providing financial support to al-Qaida militants in Syria. According to media reports, Lebanese authorities were alerted to al-Attiyah’s terrorist support activities by concerned US officials.

Abdulaziz al-Attiyah was released from custody under pressure from the government of Qatar, who asserted diplomatic immunity privileges on behalf of al-Attiyah. Abdulaziz bin Khalifa al-Attiyah is a first cousin of Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah, Qatar’s then-Foreign Minister and current Minister of State for Defense Affairs and member of the Council of Ministers.

In 2013, Abdulaziz al-Attiyah solicited donations for fundraising initiatives led by sanctioned al-Qaida facilitators Saad bin Saad al-Kabi and Abd al-Latif bin Abdullah al-Kawari, and supported by Khalifa al-Subaiy.

Abdulaziz al-Attiyah has used social media to express support for Usama bin Laden and al-Qaida, and endorse al-Nusra Front attacks in Syria.

Abdulaziz al-Attiyah previously served as the head of the Qatar Billiards and Snooker Federation and a member of the Qatar Olympic Committee, a position he was appointed to by Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.


Identifiers: AKA: عبدالعزيز بن خليفة العطية
AKA: Abdulaziz al-Attiyah
Nationality: Qatar
Twitter: @KalefhAbo


Salim Hasan Khalifa Rashid al-Kuwari

Qatari national Salim Hasan Khalifa Rashid al-Kuwari was sanctioned by the US government in July 2011 for providing financial and logistical support to al-Qaida through al-Qaida facilitators based in Iran. Kuwari provided hundreds of thousands of US dollars in financial support to al-Qaida and provided funding for al-Qaida operations, according to the US Department of the Treasury. Kuwari also worked to secure the release of al-Qaida leaders in Iran and elsewhere, and facilitated the travel of al-Qaida recruits on behalf of senior al-Qaida officials in Iran.

According to media reports, Kuwari worked for the Qatari Ministry of Interior in 2011 before he was placed on the US sanctions list.

Identifiers: AKA: سالم حسن خليفة راشد الكواري
AKA: Salim Hassan Khalifa Rashid Al Kuwari
AKA: Salim Hasan Khalifa Al Kawari
AKA: Salim Al-Kowari
AKA: Salem Al-Kuwari
DOB: Circa 1977
Alt. DOB: Circa 1978
 

Abdallah Ghanim Mahfuz Muslim Khawar

Abdallah Ghanim Mahfuz Muslim Khawar was sanctioned by the US government in July 2011 for working with Salim Hasan al-Kuwari to deliver funding, communication, and other support to al-Qaida elements in Iran. While based in Qatar, Abdallah Khawar worked with Qatari Ministry of Interior employee Salim al-Kuwari and helped facilitate the travel of al-Qaida members traveling to Afghanistan.


Identifiers: AKA: عبدالله غانم محفوظ مسلم الخوار
AKA: Abdullah Ghalib Mahfuz Muslim al-Khawar
AKA: Abdullah Khowar
AKA: Abdullah Al-Khowar
AKA: Abdullah Ghanem Mahfouz Muslim Khawar
DOB: August 17, 1981
Passport: 28163402296

Saad bin Saad Muhammad al-Kabi

Qatari national Saad bin Saad Muhammad al-Kabi was sanctioned by the US in August 2015 and the UN in September 2015 for raising funds and collecting ransoms on behalf of Al-Qaida in Syria. Saad al-Kabi organized fundraising events in Qatar for the benefit of al-Qaida, instructing donors to send funds to an account at Qatar Islamic Bank held in the name of his son, who was a minor. Saad al-Kabi was aided in his al-Qaida fundraising initiatives by several Qatar-based associates, including a female relative, who also served as a fundraiser for a UK-based charity that was established by another family member.


Identifiers: AKA: سعد بن سعد محمد الكعبي
AKA: AL-KA'BI, Sa'd al-Sharyan
AKA: AL-KA'BI, Sa'd Bin Sa'd Muhammad Shiryan
AKA: AL-KA'BI, Sa'd Sa'd Muhammad Shiryan
AKA: "Abu Haza'"
AKA: "Abu Hazza'"
AKA: "Abu Sa'd"
AKA: "Abu Suad"
AKA: 'Umar al-Afghani
DOB: 15 February 1972
Nationality: Qatar
Passport: 00966737 (Qatar)
Bank Account: Hazza Saad Saad Al-Kabi, Account # 200072076, Qatar Islamic Bank (QISBQAQA)

Abd al-Latif bin Abdullah Al-Kawari

Qatari national Abd al-Latif bin Abdullah al-Kawari was sanctioned by the US in August 2015 and the UN in September 2015 for collecting funds for Al-Qaida and serving as an al-Qaida security official. Abd al-Latif al-Kawari’s role with Al-Qaida dates back to the 2000’s when he facilitated travel for al-Qaida leaders to Qatar.

Abd al-Latif Al-Kawari cooperated with Saad bin Saad al-Kabi in the supervision of Qatar-based fundraising campaigns for the benefit of al-Qaida in Syria, instructing donors to send funds to a controlled account at Qatar Islamic Bank in Doha. As of 2011, Abd al-Latif Al-Kawari was employed by Qatar’s Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning.


Identifiers: AKA: عبداللطيف عبدالله الكواري
AKA: AL-KAWARI, 'Abd-al-Latif 'Abdallah
AKA: AL-KAWARI, 'Abd-al-Latif 'Abdallah Salih
AKA: AL-KAWWARI, 'Abd-al-Latif 'Abdallah
AKA: AL-KUWARI, 'Abd-al-Latif 'Abdallah Salih AKA: "Abu Ali al-Kawari"
POB: Al-Laqtah, Qatar
DOB 28 September 1973
Nationality: Qatar
Passport: 01020802 (Qatar);
Alt. Passport: 00754833 (Qatar) issued 20 May 2007 Alt. Passport 00490327 (Qatar) issued 28 July 2001
National ID No. 27363400684 (Qatar)


Mohammad Saeed bin Helwan al-Seqatri

Qatar-based Mohammad Saeed bin Helwan al-Seqatri provided technology and communications support to fundraising initiatives led by US and UN sanctioned Al-Qaida supporters Saad bin Saad al-Kabi and Abd al-Latif bin Abdullah Al-Kawari. Mohammad al-Seqatri also provided support to jihadist fighters traveling to Syria.

Mohammad al-Seqatri was an Engineer at Qatar’s national telecommunications provider Ooredoo (formerly Qtel) and is also the founder of Doha Apple (aka "Positive Technology"), an Internet based tech support company based in Doha, Qatar.

Identifiers: AKA: محمد سعيد بن حلوان السقطري
AKA: Mohammad Saeed al-Seqatri
Twitter: @alseqatri

Doha Apple

Doha Apple (aka "Positive Technology") is an Information Technology (IT) services company based in Qatar led by Mohammad al-Seqatri. On social media, Doha Apple posts promotional images demonstrating its ability to customize technology devices with Al-Qaida and Al-Nusra Front material. Doha Apple aided fundraising initiatives led by US and UN sanctioned al-Qaida supporters Saad bin Saad al-Kabi and Abd al-Latif bin Abdullah al-Kawari.

Identifiers: AKA: دوحة آبل
AKA: مبادرة تكنو إيجابي
AKA: Positive Technology
AKA: Techno Ejabi
Address: Qatar Instagram: @dohaapple Twitter: @DohaApple
Twitter: @TechnoEjabi
Website:www.doha-apple.com


Abd al-Rahman bin Umayr al-Nuaimi

Abd al-Rahman bin Umayr al-Nuaimi was designated by the US government in December 2013 and the UN in September 2014 for providing financial support to terrorist organizations. The US Department of the Treasury described al-Nuaimi as providing millions of dollars to Al-Qaida in Iraq. Al-Nuaimi also provided hundreds of thousands of dollars to al-Qaida members in Syria, al-Shabaab members from Somalia, and to Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula via a charity in Yemen. Since his designation, al- Nuaimi has continued to travel overseas to meet with supporters of jihadist militias in Syria. In December 2016, he issued a public call for support in the form of weapons, men, and money for jihadist militants in Syria, Iraq and Yemen.

Al-Nuaimi formerly served as the head of the Qatar Football Association, was a founder and board member of Eid Charity in Qatar (designated herein), and served as a top advisor to the government of Qatar on charitable donations.

During his activities in support of al-Qaida, al-Nuaimi co-founded and led the Geneva-based front organization Alkarama Foundation, which served to pressure Gulf governments to release detained al-Qaida members, including several Qatari accomplices sanctioned herein. Since al-Nuaimi’s designation by the US and UN, Alkarama continues to maintain its relationship with al-Nuaimi and to recognize him as a founding member of the organization.

Identifiers: AKA: عبدالرحمن بن عمير النعيمي
AKA: Abd al-Rahman bin Umayr al-Nu'aymi
AKA: Abd al-Rahman bin 'Amir al-Na'imi
AKA: 'Abd al-Rahman al-Nu'aimi
AKA: 'Abd al-Rahman bin 'Amir al-Nu'imi
AKA: 'Abd al-Rahman bin 'Amir al-Nu'aymi
AKA: 'Abdallah Muhammad al-Nu'aymi
AKA: 'Abd al-Rahman al-Nua'ymi
AKA: A. Rahman al-Naimi
AKA: Abdelrahman Imer al Jaber al Naimeh
AKA: A. Rahman Omair J Alnaimi
AKA: Abdulrahman Omair al Neaimi
DOB: 1954
Passport: 00868774 (Qatar)
Expiration Date: April 27, 2014
Personal Identification Number: 25463401784 (Qatar)
Personal Identification Number Expiration: December 6, 2019


Abd al-Wahhab Muhammad Abd al-Rahman al-Humayqani

Abd al-Wahhab Muhammad al-Humayqani was designated by the US government in December 2013 for providing financial support to Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). Al-Humayqani channeled funds to AQAP through his charity in Yemen, according to the US Department of the Treasury. Al-Humayqani has helped to orchestrate AQAP attacks in Yemen, is close to AQAP leaders, and has coordinated activities with US and UN designated al-Qaida supporter Abd al-Majid al-Zindani.

Al-Humayqani and his AQAP-affiliated entities in Yemen receive financial support from Qatar’s Eid Charity (sanctioned herein). Humayqani previously worked as a Mufti and Sharia scholar at Qatar’s Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf).

Al-Humayqani served as member of the Board of Trustees of Alkarama alongside al-Qaida financier Abd al-Rahman al-Nuaimi, as well as Alkarama’s representative in Yemen.

Identifiers: AKA: عبدالوهاب محمد عبدالرحمن الحميقاني
AKA: `Abd al-Wahab Muhammad `Abd al-Rahman al-Humayqani
AKA: `Abd al-Wahab Muhammad `Abd al-Rahman al-Hamiqani
AKA: `Abd al-Wahab Muhammad `Abd al-Rahman al-Hamayqani
AKA: Abdul-Wahab Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Humaikani
AKA: 'Abdul-Wahab Mohammed Abdul-Rahman al-Humayqani
AKA: 'Abdul-Wahab Mohammed Abdul-Rahman al-Humaiqani
AKA: 'Abdul-Wahab Mohammed Abdul-Rahman al-Hamiqani
AKA: Abdul Wahab al-Humayqani AKA: `Abd al-Wahab al-Humayqani
AKA: `Abd al-Wahab al-Hamiqani
AKA: `Abd al-Wahab al-Hamayqani
AKA: `Abd al-Wahab al-Humiqani
AKA: Abdulwahhab Mohammed Abdulrahman al-Humaikani AKA: `Abd al-Wahab al-Qawi al-Hamiqani
AKA: `Abd al-Wahab al-Qawi al-Humayqani
AKA: `Abd al-Wahhab Muhammad `Abd al-Rahim al-Humayqani
AKA: Abu Ayed
AKA: Abu Ayid
DOB: August 4, 1972
POB: al-Zahir, al-Bayda', Yemen
Passport: 03902409 (Yemen)
Date of Issue: June 13, 2010;
Expiration Date: June 13, 2016
Passport: 01772281 (Yemen)
Personal Identification Number: 1987853 (Yemen) Email: ab1972y@maktoob.com
Phone: 711742787
 

Khalifa bin Mohammed al-Rabban

In 2003, Khalifa bin Mohammed al-Rabban co-founded the al-Qaida-affiliated Global Anti Agression Campaign working with sanctioned al-Qaida financier and longtime associate Abd al-Rahman al-Nuaimi. Khalifa al-Rabban serves as the president of Alkarama’s Board of Trustees, also founded by al-Nuaimi.

In 2014, Al-Rabban was pictured meeting with Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at an event in Qatar. Al-Rabban is a General Manager of Al-Rabban Trading and Investment, an investor in Mazaya Qatar for Real Estate Development, and the General Manager of the Al-Furqan Educational Schools in Qatar.
Identifiers: AKA: خليفة محمد الربان
 

Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani

Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani is a senior member of the Qatari royal family council, and a former Minister of Interior and Minister of Endowments in the government of Qatar who provided aid and safe haven to al-Qaida leaders dating back to the early 1990s.

In the 1990’s, Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani harboured future 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) at his compound in Qatar. Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani provided the al-Qaida terrorist leader with a job at the Qatari Ministry of Electricity and Water.

While living in Qatar and employed by the Qatari government between 1992 and 1996, KSM wired funds to other Al-Qaida operatives planning attacks against the United States, including to 1993 World Trade Center attack plotter Ramzi Yousef.

In 1996, US authorities tracked KSM to a compound outside Doha, Qatar owned by Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani. The Qatari government is believed to have tipped off KSM of his impending capture by the US government, enabling KSM to escape using a passport provided by the government of Qatar.

After hosting KSM and other al-Qaida terrorists, Abdullah bin Khalid continued to hold a number senior positions in the government of Qatar, including Minister of State for Internal Affairs and Minister of Interior.

Despite false reports that Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani is under house arrest, Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani continues to operate freely in Qatar conducting private and official business. Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani travels extensively overseas with the use of private aircraft supplied by the Qatari government. In October 2014, Abdullah bin Khalid was pictured with the former Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, in Paris, France.


Identifiers: AKA: عبدالله بن خالد حمد بن عبدالله ال ثاني
AKA: Abdullah bin Khalid bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Thani
Nationality: Qatari
DOB: 1955
POB: Al-Rayyan, Qatar
Instagram: @abdullah.bin.khalid
 

Abdul Rahim Ahmad al-Haram

Abdul Rahim Ahmed al-Haram is a close associate and personal assistant to Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani. Since at least 2013, Haram has traveled regularly with Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani overseas.

Al-Haram maintains contact with senior Qatari government officials on behalf of Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani. For example, in November 2015, Abdul Rahman al-Haram met with General Ghanim bin Shaheen, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Qatar.

Identifiers: AKA: عبد الرحيم أحمد الحرام
AKA: بو عبدالله
AKA: Abu Abdallah
Instagram: @63qatar


Mubarak Mohammad al-Ajji

Qatari national Mubarak Mohammad al-Ajji co-sponsored fundraising campaigns in Qatar that solicited donations in support of jihadist fighters in Syria with Hajjaj bin Fahd Hajjaj — a UN- and US-sanctioned facilitator for Al-Qaida in Syria.

In 2013, Hajjaj al-Ajmi and Mubarak Mohammad al-Ajji led the "Mobilization of the People of Qatar Campaign," a Qatar-based fundraising campaign that provided funds for the procurement of weapons for militants in Syria. Mubarak al-Ajji and Jabir al- Marri (sanctioned herein) served as coordinators and points of contact in Qatar for the fundraising activities of Hajjaj al- Ajmi.

Mubarak al-Ajji has used social media to encourage support for Usama bin Laden and al-Qaida, and endorse the 9/11 attacks against the United States. In August 2013, Mubarak al-Ajji published a statement from an al-Qaida aligned commander in Syria thanking Hajjaj al-Ajmi’s Qatari donors for their funding of Syrian jihadists.

In September 2013, Mubarak al-Ajji traveled to Syria with designated al-Qaida financier Hajjaj al-Ajmi. Upon his return to Qatar, Mubarak al-Ajji joined the Qatari Armed Forces’ national service program. In 2012, at the invitation of an official in the Qatari Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf), Hajjaj al-Ajmi traveled to Qatar where he called for jihad in Syria.

Mubarak al-Ajji organized meetings for Hajjaj al-Ajmi with Qatari donors, including Qatari government official Meshaal bin Ali Mohammed al-Attiyah, a relative of Qatar’s former Foreign Minister and current Minister of State for Defense.

As of 2015, Mubarak al-Ajji was identified as an official in the Doha-based Rowad Educational Center for children, which has hosted lectures by sanctioned al-Qaida facilitators and extremists, including Hajjaj al-Ajmi and Wagdy Ghoneim.

Identifiers: AKA: مبارك بن محمد العجي
AKA: Mubarak Alajji
Nationality: Qatar
Phone: +974 55566946
Phone: +974 77797330
Twitter: @MubarakAlajji
Instagram: @mubarakalajji
Snapchat: @m.alajji


Jabir bin Nassir al-Marri

Qatari national Jabir bin Nassir al-Marri was a coordinator for Qatar-based fundraising campaigns led by UN and US sanctioned al-Qaida facilitator Hajjaj bin Fahd al-Ajmi.

Jabir al-Marri solicited donations on behalf of Hajjaj al-Ajmi and publicized the receipt of cash, gold and property donations from Qatari citizens. Jabir al-Marri currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the Qatar-based Al Arab newspaper.

Identifiers: AKA: جابر بن ناصر المري
AKA: Jabir al-Marri
Nationality: Qatar
DOB: 30 July 1981
Twitter: @jnalmarri Phone: +974 55006800


Yusuf Abdullah al-Qaradawi 

Qatar-based Egyptian cleric Yusuf Abdullah al-Qaradawi has a long history of inciting violent jihad in the Middle East. In response to international campaigns in Afghanistan against al-Qaida and the Taliban, and in Iraq against Saddam Hussein, Qaradawi issued religious rulings inciting Muslims to join jihadist groups and conduct attacks against US and international forces. 

The UAE deployed forces to Afghanistan in support of the international coalition. In deference to his host, the government of Qatar, Qaradawi has refrained from calling for attacks against US forces stationed in Qatar. Qaradawi has issued religious rulings justifying the use of suicide bombings. In 2013, Yousef al-Qaradawi called for Muslims to wage jihad in Syria.

Yusef al-Qaradawi has served as a host of a program on Qatar’s Al-Jazeera TV and has appeared at events alongside the ruling Al Thani family, including the June 2013 abdication of power ceremony to Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and the weddings of senior Al Thani royal family members.

Qaradawi has also served on a number of Sharia boards in Qatar, including serving as the head of the Sharia Supervisory Board of Qatar Islamic Bank between 2006 and 2010.

Identifiers: AKA: يوسف عبدالله القرضاوي
POB: Egypt
DOB: 9 September 1926
Facebook: @alqaradawy
Website: www.qaradawi.net
Twitter: @alqaradawy
Instagram: @alqaradawy


Qatar Charity

As of mid-2015, Qatar Charity provided shipments of aid to a local Yemeni council in Mukalla that was under the control of al- Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) leaders prior to the liberation of Mukalla by Yemeni and Saudi coalition forces. Following the aid delivery to Mukalla, Qatar Charity continued operations in AQAP held areas of Hadhramout, including a January 2016 campaign endorsed by a local Yemeni AQAP leader.

Prior to joining Qatar Charity as a relief coordinator for Syria, Mohammed Jassim al-Sulaiti (sanctioned herein) distributed supplies to jihadist militants in Syria in coordination with US and UN sanctioned al-Qaida supporters Saad bin Saad al-Kabi and Abd al-Latif bin Abdullah al-Kawari.

Qatar Charity maintains bank accounts at a number of Qatari financial institutions, including Qatar Islamic Bank, Qatar International Islamic Bank, Barwa Bank, and Masraf Al-Rayan.

Identifiers AKA: قطر الخيرية
Telephone:974 44667711
Address: Doha, Qatar
Bank accounts:
Account #s 10100152344, 50100006010, 50100024571, 50100024640, 50100024995, 50200000121, 50200000126, and 50200000051 at Qatar Islamic Bank ;
Account # 1111-170444-070 at Qatar International Islamic Bank ;
Account # 200000007489 at Barwa Bank ; Account # 3111111001 at Al-Rayan Bank Twitter: @qcharity
Facebook: @QCharity
Instagram: @qcharity
YouTube: @QCharity
Snapchat: @qcharity
Website: www.qcharity.org


Mohammed Jassim al-Sulaiti
Qatari national Mohammed Jassim al-Sulaiti distributed supplies to jihadist militants in Syria in coordination with US- and UN-sanctioned Al-Qaida supporters Saad bin Saad al-Kabi and Abd al-Latif bin Abdullah al-Kawari.

As of June 2017, Mohammed Al-Sulaiti was identified as a Qatar Charity official and relief coordinator for the charity’s projects in Syria.

Mohammed Al-Sulaiti is an associate of UN- and US-sanctioned Al-Qaida financier Khalifa bin Turki al-Subaie (al-Subaiy). In September 2014, Khalifa al-Subaie promoted the Qatar-based Imdad for Relief and Dawa Campaign for Syria, which was supervised by Mohammed Jassim al-Sulaiti and provided supplies to al-Qaida-aligned jihadists in Syria.

Identifiers: AKA: محمد جاسم السليطي
AKA: أبو جاسم السليطي
AKA: Abu Jassim al-Sulaiti
WhatsApp: 974 55966500
Twitter: @mbjalsulaiti


Sheikh Eid Al Thani Charity

The Qatar-based Sheikh Eid al Thani Charity ("Eid Charity") has a history of working with and supporting organizations and individuals associated with al-Qaida. Eid Charity was co-founded and managed by Abd al-Rahman bin Umayr al-Nuaimi, who is sanctioned by the UN and US government for supporting al-Qaida.

Eid Charity falls under the oversight of the Qatari Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities and the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs. Eid Charity appears on a list of official charitable organizations endorsed by Qatar on the government’s official electronic portal.

Eid Charity supported and worked with organizations, projects and individuals in Yemen that the US government identified as associated with al-Qaida.

Between 2010 and 2014, Eid Charity financed and co-sponsored projects with sanctioned AQAP supporter Abd al-Wahhab al-Humayqani and his Yemen-based Al-Rachd Charitable Foundation. In December 2013, the US Department of the Treasury designated Abd al-Wahhab al-Humayqani as an al-Qaida supporter who used "his Yemen-based charity as a cover for funneling financial support to AQAP." For projects in Yemen, Eid Charity partnered with Qatar’s Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs.

In 2010, Eid Charity held an event in Yemen that was led by Abd al-Majid al-Zindani, who was sanctioned by the UN and US for supporting Usama bin Laden and al-Qaida. The event was attended by Qatari government officials, including representatives from the Qatari embassy in Sanaa and the Qatari Ministry of Endowments.

In 2014, Eid Charity sponsored fundraising initiatives led by UN and US sanctioned al-Qaida facilitators Saad bin Saad al-Kabi and Abd al-Latif bin Abdullah al-Kawari.

Eid Charity maintains bank accounts at a number of Qatari financial institutions, including Qatar Islamic Bank, Qatar International Islamic Bank, Barwa Bank, Masraf al-Rayan, Qatar National Bank, and Doha Bank.

Identifiers: AKA: مؤسسة الشيخ عيد الخيرية
AKA: عيد الخيرية
Address: Doha, Qatar
Bank accounts: Account #s 100111106, 100232551, 100308711, 200000237, 200000238, 200000245, 200000247, 200000252, 200064123, 200064124, 200064125, 200064126, 200064803, and 200164991 at Qatar Islamic Bank ; Account #s 408408-084, 408408-080, 408408-076, 408408- 070, 408408279, 408408282, 408408280, 408408276, 408408272, 408408284, 408408285, 408408279, 359369201, 408408288 at Qatar International Islamic Bank ;

Account # 3111104001 at Masraf al-Rayan;
Account # 100000070464 at Barwa Bank ;
Account # 850013335001 at Qatar National Bank ;
Account # 40102620880010017000 at Doha Bank.
Phone: 974 4040 5555
Twitter: @Eidcharityqatar
Facebook: @Eidcharityqatar
Instagram: @eidcharityqatar
E-mail: ad.media@eidcharity.net
Website: www.eidcharity.net


Ali bin Abdallah al-Suwaidi

Qatari national Ali bin Abdallah al-Suwaidi is the general manager of Eid Charity. In this role, Ali al-Suwaidi manages the budget and directs the activities of Eid Charity, including its work with organizations that have been tied to al-Qaida.

According to media reports, Ali al-Suwaidi worked with US sanctioned al-Qaida financier Abd al-Rahman al-Nuaimi to transfer funds to jihadist militants in Syria.

Identifiers: AKA: علي بن عبد الله السويدي
AKA: Ali Al-Suwaidi Address: Qatar
Twitter: @2AliSuwaidi


Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services

The Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services ("RAF Foundation") is a Qatar-based organization that has partnered with and hosted supporters of al-Qaida.

Nusra Front facilitator Mohammed Jassim al-Sulaiti (sanctioned herein) was identified as a member of a RAF Foundation delegation led by RAF’s General Manager. Nabil al-Awadhy, a fundraising partner of US and UN sanctioned al-Qaida financier Shafi bin Sultan al-Ajmi, has sponsored and supervised RAF Foundation campaigns and participated in multiple events organized by RAF.

Wagdy Ghoneim, a fundraising associate of UN- and US-sanctioned Al-Qaida facilitators Saad bin Saad al-Kabi and Abd al-Latif bin Abdullah al-Kawari, was a featured lecturer at a number of RAF Foundation events in Qatar to raise funds in support of RAF’s activities in Syria.

RAF Foundation holds bank accounts at Qatar International Islamic Bank, Qatar Islamic Bank, Masraf Al-Rayan, and Al-Barwa Bank.

Identifiers: AKA: Raf Al-Thani Foundation
AKA: Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services
AKA: مؤسسة راف الخيرية
AKA: مؤسسة الشيخ ثاني بن عبدالله للخدمات الإنسانية
Address: Doha, Qatar
Bank accounts: Account #s 200129997, 100198164, 100198195, 100198198, 100198217, 100198223, 100198224, and 100198223 at Qatar Islamic Bank ; Account #s 1111-031889-270, 1111-031889-075, 1111-031889-076, 1111-031889-077, 1111-031889-078, 1111- 031889-079, 1111-031889-080, 22011070 at Qatar International Islamic Bank ; Account #s 109284200, 003-109284-002, 003-109284- 003, 003-109284-004, 003-109284-005, 003-109284-006, 003-109284-007 at Masraf al-Rayan ; Account #s 200000086934 and 10000014462 at Barwa Bank
Website: www.raf-thani.com Telephone: +974 55341818 Twitter: @raffoundation
Facebook: @raf.foundation
YouTube: @RAFfoundation
Instagram: @raffoundation
Address: Doha, Qatar
 

Hashim Saleh Abdullah Al-Awadhy

As of May 2015, Hashim Al-Awadhy was an official in Qatar’s Eid Charity and an associate of sanctioned al-Qaida financier and Eid Charity co-founder Abd al-Rahman al-Nuaimi. Hashim al-Awadhy’s son Mohammed joined Daesh and was killed in a 2015 US-led coalition airstrike in Syria. Prior to his death, Hashim al-Awadhy’s son co-led a Daesh fundraising campaign in Qatar alongside two other now deceased Qatari Daesh fighters Salim Faraj al-Marri and Mutlaq bin Mohammed Al-Hajri.

As of May 2016, Hashim al-Awadhy was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Qatar-based Retaj Marketing and Project Management company. Retaj is owned 20% each by Qatar’s Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Eid Charity (sanctioned herein). Retaj group Chairman Ahmed bin Eid Al Thani also serves as head of Qatar’s Financial Information Unit as of mid-2017 -- the primary regulatory body within the Central Bank of Qatar responsible for the prevention of terrorist financing and money laundering.

Identifiers: AKA: هاشم صالح عبدالله العوضي
Address: 236 Mohammed bin Thani Street, bin Omran, Doha, Qatar
Twitter: @Hashem_Alawadi Twitter: @abumoha25853380 (inactive)

 

Qatar Support of Libyan individuals and groups associated with Al-Qaida
 

Ali Mohammed Mohammed al-Sallabi

Ali Mohammed Mohammed al-Sallabi is a Qatar-based supporter of Libyan militias, including those aligned with al-Qaida’s sanctioned affiliates in Libya.

Since the Libyan uprisings in 2011, Qatar funneled much of its arms shipments and support to Libyan militias through Ali al- Sallabi and his brother Ismail Mohammed al-Sallabi, a leader of the Benghazi Defense Brigades which has been aligned with Ansar al-Sharia in Libya.

In 2011, Ali al-Sallabi facilitated a meeting of Libyan Islamist groups, including members of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), to coordinate their efforts in the establishment of Libya’s National Transitional Council. LIFG, sanctioned by the UN ISIL and al-Qaida Sanctions Committee, was the original Libyan branch of al-Qaida.

Ali al-Sallabi is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Qatar-based International Union of Muslim Scholars, an organization led by Yusuf Qaradawi (sanctioned herein).

Identifiers: AKA: علي محمد محمد الصلابي
AKA: Ali Sllabi
Address: P.O. Box 20005, Doha, Qatar, 20005
POB: Benghazi, Libya
DOB: January 1963
Facebook: @ali.alsllabi Website: http://ali-sallabi.com


Abd Al-Hakim Belhaj

Abd Al-Hakim Belhaj was a military commander and a leader of al-Qaida’s Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), an organisation sanctioned by the UN ISIL and al-Qaida Sanctions Committee.

In 2007, Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaida’s then number two commander, called Belhaj the Emir of the Mujahideen in an announcement of the merger of the LIFG with al-Qaida.

In 2010, Qatar permitted Belhaj to move to Doha after his release from a Libyan prison. During the Libyan uprisings in 2011, Abd al-Hakim Belhaj commanded the Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade, a Libyan militia armed and trained by Qatari Special Forces units in western Libya.

According to media reports, Salman Abedi -- the May 2017 Manchester suicide bomber -- and his father Ramadan Abedi fought with Abd al-Hakim Belhaj’s Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade in 2011.

Abd al-Hakim Belhaj and the Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade received support from Qatari Special Forces officer Hamad Abdullah al-Fatees al-Marri (sanctioned herein).

In 1998, Belhaj traveled to Afghanistan where he fought with Taliban forces and worked with leaders of al-Qaida in Afghanistan. In 2004, Belhaj was accused by Spanish security authorities of complicity in the 2004 Madrid bombings, which killed 192 people and injured around 2,000, and was reported by Spanish authorities to have been in contact with members of the cell prior to the attack.

Identifiers: AKA: عبد الحكيم بلحاج AKA: أبو عبدالله الصادق
AKA: Abu Abdullah al-Sadiq
AKA: Abdul Hakeem Belhadj
POB: Libya
Nationality: Libyan
Twitter: @4belhaj


Mahdi al-Harati

Libyan national Mahdi Al-Harati was a military commander of the Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade along with Abd al-Hakim Belhaj, a former leader of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group. The Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade received training and support from Qatari Special Forces in the western mountains of Libya as of 2011.

In 2012, Mahdi al-Harati established the Liwa al-Ummah jihadist militia in Syria, and coordinated financial support for the group with UN and US government sanctioned al-Qaida financier Hajjaj bin Fahd al-Ajmi.

Identifiers: AKA: مهدي الحرات
AKA: المهدي الحراتي
AKA: Al-Mahdi al-Harati


Benghazi Defense Brigades

The Benghazi Defense Brigades is a Libyan militia established in June 2016 and aligned with the Benghazi Revolutionary Shura Council and the US sanctioned Ansar al-Sharia militia. Ismail Mohammed Mohammed al-Sallabi, a key recipient of Qatari financial and military support during the Libyan Revolution, is a founding leader of the Benghazi Defense Brigades.

In July 2016, the Benghazi Defense Brigades claimed responsibility for shooting down a military helicopter outside of Benghazi carrying French military personnel and forces aligned with General Khalifa Hiftar, the Commander of the Libyan National Army. Following the attack, al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) issued a statement expressing its support for the "mujahideen of the Benghazi Defense Brigades, [who] killed three French officers."

Identifiers: AKA: سرايا الدفاع عن بنغازي
AKA: Saraya Defend Benghazi
AKA: Saraya al-Difa An Benghazi
Address: Benghazi, Libya


Ismail Mohammed Mohammed Al-Sallabi

Ismail Mohammed Mohammed Al-Sallabi is a founding leader of Benghazi Defense Brigades, a Libyan militia aligned with Ansar al-Sharia that claimed responsibility for the July 2016 death of French soldiers in Libya. Ismail Sallabi also has served as a commander in the Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council, an organization whose membership included the US designated Ansar al- Sharia Benghazi.

Ismail al-Sallabi was a key recipient of Qatari financial and military support during the 2011 Libyan uprisings. In an August 2013 video, Ismail al-Sallabi delivered a statement praising Qatar for its support of Islamist fighters against the Qaddafi regime.

Identifiers: AKA: إسماعيل محمد محمد الصلابي
Twitter: @IsmailElSallabi
Facebook: https://ar-ar.facebook.com/people/%D8%A5%D8%B3%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%B9%D9%8A%D9%84- %D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%A8%D9%8A/100002914660779

Sadiq Abd al-Rahman Ali al-Ghariyani Sadiq Abd al-Rahman Ali al-Ghariyani is the religious leader of the Benghazi Defense Brigades (sanctioned herein). In July 2016, Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) issued a statement expressing its support for Sadiq al-Ghariyani.

In October 2014, Sadiq Al-Ghariyani was banned from entering the UK for providing direct support to Islamist groups responsible for the armed takeover of Tripoli. In 2011, Sadiq al-Ghariyani left Libya and temporarily sought refuge in Qatar. In mid-2012, images distributed on social media showed a meeting between then Qatari Crown Prince Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Sadiq al- Ghariyani.

Identifiers: AKA: الصادق عبدالرحمن علي الغرياني
AKA: Al-Sadiq Abd al-Rahman Ali al-Ghriany
DOB: 1942 Facebook: @ghriany.official Telephone: 218213691242
Website: www.tanasuh.com


Hamad Abdullah al-Fatees Al-Marri Qatari Special Forces officer Hamad Abdullah Al-Fatees Al-Marri was deployed to Libya in 2011 to coordinate the Qatari government’s support of Libyan militias in the uprisings against the former regime of Muammar Qaddafi. In 2011, then-Colonel Hamad Al-Marri was deployed alongside Libyan Islamic Fighting Group leader Abd Al-Hakim Belhaj and Mahdi Al-Harati in western Libya.

In August 2011, Colonel Hamad Abdullah Al-Marri was pictured with Abd Al-Hakim Belhaj during a live interview on Al- Jazeera TV from inside Qaddafi’s Bab Al-Aziziya compound after it had been overtaken by Belhaj’s forces. In 2011, Hamad al- Marri was filmed leading fighters near Tripoli and reopening Qatar’s embassy in the Libyan capital.

As of March 2017, Hamad Abdullah Al-Marri serves as a Brigadier General in the Qatari Armed Forces and the Commander of the Qatari Joint Special Forces.

Identifiers: AKA: حمد بن عبد الله الفطيس المري AKA: Hamad Bin Abdullah Al-Fatees al-Marri


Gamaa Islamiyya Leaders

The Egyptian Gamaa Islamiyya, an Al-Qaida aligned terrorist organization sanctioned by the UAE and US government, has conducted attacks against the Egyptian government, civilians, and tourists in Egypt since the late 1970s. The organization was responsible for the 1997 attack against foreign tourists in Luxor that claimed the lives of more than 60 individuals. Since 2013, leaders of Gamaa Islamiyya have sought safe haven in Qatar where they have held public events and been featured on Qatari government-backed media networks, including Al-Jazeera TV.


Mohammed Ahmed Shawqi Islambouli

Mohammed Ahmed Shawqi Islambouli is a leader of Gamaa Islamiyya outside of Egypt and a long time associate of Al-Qaida leaders Osama bin Laden and Ayman Al-Zawahiri.

In February 2017, Islambouli was a featured speaker at a Gamaa Islamiyya event mourning the death of convicted terrorist Omar Abdel Rahman (AKA "the Blind Sheikh") alongside Qatar-based Gamaa Islamiyya leaders. Islambouli’s statement in honor of Omar Abdel Rahman was broadcast live on Qatar’s Al-Jazeera TV.

In the mid-1990s, Mohammed Shawqi Islambouli was suspected of involvement alongside then Qatar-based al-Qaida leader Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) in a plot to hijack civilian airliners in order to secure the release from US prison of the Blind Sheikh and other al-Qaida operatives. Mohammed Shawqi Islambouli was a close associate of al-Qaida leader Rifa Ahmed Taha Musa, who was killed in an April 2016 US airstrike in Syria while on an al-Qaida mission. In late 2014, Mohammad Islambouli was identified as participating in al-Qaida’s Khorasan Group.

Mohammed Shawqi Islambouli was sanctioned by the US government in October 2005 for providing material support to al-Qaida and conspiring to commit terrorist acts.

Identifiers: AKA: محمد أحمد شوقي الإسلامبولي
DOB: 21 January 1952
POB: Minya, Egypt
Nationality: Egyptian
Twitter: @MohamedAlEslamb Facebook: https://ar-ar.facebook.com/people/%D9%85%D8%AD%D9%85%D8%AF-%D8%B4%D9%88%D9%82%D9%8A- %D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%B3%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%A8%D9%88%D9%84%D9%8A/100010497347754


Tarek Abd al-Mawgoud Ibrahim Al-Zomor

Tarek Abd al-Mawgoud Ibrahim Al-Zomor is a Qatar-based leader of the Egyptian Gamaa Islamiyya and a member of the group’s Shura Council as of June 2017.

Al-Zomor was previously convicted in Egypt for his role in the 1981 assassination of former President Sadat. Since July 2013,

Al-Zomor has lived in Qatar where he frequently appears on Qatari-government-backed media outlets, including Al- Jazeera TV. In February 2017, Al-Zomor was a featured guest at a Gamaa Islamiyya event in Doha mourning the death of Gamaa Islamiyya leader and convicted terrorist Omar Abdel Rahman.

Identifiers: AKA: طارق عبد الموجود إبراهيم الزمر
AKA: Tareq al-Zumar
DOB: 15 May 1959
POB: Banha, Egypt
Nationality: Egyptian
Twitter: @drtarekelzomor
Facebook: @DrTarekAlZomor


Mohammed Abd al-Maqsoud Mohammed Afifi

Mohammed Abd al-Maqsoud Mohammed Afifi is a Gamaa Islamiyya leader who is regularly hosted in Qatar. Since 2014, Mohammed Abd al-Maqsoud has called for attacks against civilians in Egypt. In 2014 and 2015, Abd al-Maqsoud was a featured speaker at institutions under Qatar’s Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and at Qatar’s Eid Al Thani Charity (sanctioned herein).

In February 2017, Abd al-Maqsoud was a featured guest at a Gamaa Islamiyya event in Doha mourning the death of Gamaa Islamiyya leader and convicted terrorist Omar Abdel Rahman.

Identifiers: AKA: محمد عبد المقصود محمد عفيفي
AKA: Mohammed Abd al-Maqsoud
DOB: 14 July 1947
POB: Munofiya, Egypt
Nationality: Egyptian
Facebook: @Sh.Maksoud

Mohammed al-Sagheer Mohammad al-Sagheer is a senior Gamaa Islamiyya official who is regularly hosted in Qatar. Mohammad al- Sagheer is an associate of US sanctioned al-Qaida leaders Mohammed Shawqi Islambouli and Rifai Ahmed Taha.

In February 2017, Mohammed al-Sagheer was a featured guest at a Gamaa Islamiyya event in Doha mourning the death of Gamaa Islamiyya leader Omar Abel Rahman.

While in Qatar, Mohammad al-Sagheer has been a featured speaker at events hosted by Eid Charity and RAF Foundation (sanctioned herein).

Identifiers: AKA: محمد الصغير
AKA: محمد الصغير عبد الرحيم محمد
AKA: Mohammad Elsagheer Abd al-Rahim Mohammed
AKA: Mohamed Elsagheer
POB: Egypt
Nationality: Egyptian
Phone: +20 115 566 6670
Twitter: @drassagheer
Facebook: @mohamed.elsagheer
Website: elsagher.com

Other Supporters of al-Qaida and Jihadist Militias Wagdy Abdel Hamid Mohammed Ghoneim Wagdy Ghoneim is an Egyptian extremist cleric associated with al-Qaida, Gamaa Islamiyya and its senior leaders in exile, including Mohammed Shawqi Islambouli, Rifai Taha Musa, and Mohammed al-Sagheer.

In April 2016, Wagdy Ghoneim delivered a eulogy at a mourning ceremony held by Gamaa Islamiyya in honor of al-Qaida leader Rifai Taha where Ghoneim praised the deceased al-Qaida figure as a "martyr."

In 2004, Wagdy Ghoneim was ordered by the US government to be held without bond based on concerns that his statements and fundraising activities were in support of designated terrorist organizations. In 2009, Wagdy Ghoneim was included on a list of sixteen individuals banned by the British government from entering the UK for seeking to foment, justify, or glorify terrorist violence in furtherance of particular beliefs and to provoke others to commit terrorist acts. In a February 2010 speech, Wagdi Ghoneim called on his followers to wage jihad by death against non-Muslims.

Wagdy Ghoneim left the United States in order to avoid deportation and settled in Qatar until September 2014. While living in Qatar, Ghoneim was featured at events sponsored by Qatari charities, including Eid Charity, Qatar Charity, and RAF Charity (sanctioned herein). In Qatar, Ghoneim aided fundraising efforts for jihadist militants in Syria led by UN and US sanctioned al-Qaida facilitators Saad bin Saad al-Kabi and Abd al-Latif bin Abdullah al-Kawari.

Identifiers: AKA: وجدي عبد الحميد محمد غنيم
AKA: Wagdy Ghoneim
DOB: 8 February 1951
POB: Alexandria, Egypt
Phone: +974 55394342
E-mail: gwagdy@gmail.com
E-mail: wagdighoneim@wagdighoneim.net
Twitter: @WagdiGhoneim
Facebook: @WagdyGhoneim1
YouTube: @wagdighoneim
Website: wagdighoneim.net


Hamid bin Abdullah Ahmed al-Ali

Hamid bin Abdullah al-Ali was sanctioned by the UN in 2008 and the US in 2006 for providing support to al-Qaida and facilitating terrorist attacks in Kuwait, Iraq and elsewhere.

In 2008, the UN noted that al-Ali was a leader and financier of a Kuwait-based terrorist cell that plotted to attack US and Kuwaiti targets. In addition to his provision of material support to terrorism, al-Ali issued religious rulings legitimizing suicide operations, to include by flying aircraft into targets in terrorist operations.

Hamid Al-Ali has traveled on numerous occasions to Qatar, where he was invited to deliver lectures at state-run institutions. For example, in 2012, al-Ali delivered a sermon at the Qatar Grand Mosque in Doha at the invitation of the Qatari Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf).

Since 2012, Hamid al-Ali has called for support to al-Qaida and al-Nusra Front in Syria. For example, in December 2012, Hamid al-Ali published a statement in support of al-Nusra Front after the group was sanctioned by the US government as a terrorist organization. Hamid al-Ali is a founding member of the Global Anti-Aggression Campaign alongside UN and US sanctioned Qatari al-Qaida financier Abd al-Rahman bin Umayr al-Nuaimi (sanctioned herein).

Identifiers: AKA: حامد بن عبدالله أحمد العلي
AKA: Hamid Al-Ali
AKA: Dr. Hamed Abdullah Al-Ali
AKA: Hamed Al-`Ali AKA: Hamed bin `Abdallah Al-`Ali
AKA: Hamid bin Abdallah Ahmed Al-Ali
AKA: Hamid `Abdallah Ahmad Al-`Ali
AKA: Abu Salim
AKA: Hamid `Abdallah Al-`Ali DOB: 20 January 1960 Citizenship: Kuwait Twitter: @Hamed_Alali Website: www.h-alali.net

 

Hajjaj bin Fahd Hajjaj Muhammad al-Ajmi

Hajjaj bin Fahd Hajjaj Muhammad al-Ajmi was sanctioned by the UN and the US government in 2014 for providing support to al- Qaida in Syria. Al-Ajmi traveled regularly to Syria to provide financial support to al-Qaida. On multiple occasions, al-Ajmi traveled to Syria from Qatar where he led fundraising campaigns for the benefit of al-Qaida in Syria.

In 2013, Hajjaj al-Ajmi led the "Mobilization of the People of Qatar Campaign," a Qatar-based fundraising campaign that provided funds for the procurement of weapons for militants in Syria.

In 2012, at the invitation of an official in the Qatari Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf), Hajjaj al-Ajmi traveled to Qatar to speak at a symposium, where he called for jihad in Syria. Qatari nationals Mubarak al-Ajji and Jabir al-Mari (sanctioned herein) served as coordinators and points of contact in Qatar for the fundraising activities of Hajjaj al-Ajmi.

Identifiers: AKA: حجاج بن فهد حجاج محمد العجمي
AKA: Hajjaj bin-Fahad al-Ajmi
AKA: Sheikh Hajaj al-Ajami
AKA: Hajaj al-Ajami
AKA: Ajaj Ajami
DOB: 10 August 1987
POB: Kuwait
Nationality: Kuwait
Phone: +965 66066414
Twitter: @hajajbinfahad
Instagram: @hajajalajmi Snapchat: @hajajalajmi87

Abdallah Muhammad Bin-Sulayman al-Muhaysini

Abdallah Muhammad Bin-Sulayman Al-Muhaysini was sanctioned by the US government in November 2016 for providing support and services to al-Qaida’s al-Nusra Front in Syria. Muhaysini was selected as a member of al-Nusra Front’s inner leadership circle and raised millions of dollars to support the terrorist organization’s activities in Syria, according to the US Department of the Treasury.

Between 2013 and 2015, Abdallah Al-Muhaysini led Qatar-based fundraising campaigns soliciting donations for the procurement and development of artillery and advanced weapons for jihadist militants in Syria. Muhaysini called on his supporters in Qatar to donate funds in support of jihadist militias in Syria. In January 2014, al- Muhaysini informed his supporters that their donations had aided al-Nusra Front operations in Syria.

On numerous occasions between December 2013 and January 2015, UN and US sanctioned Qatari al-Qaida facilitator Khalifa bin Turki Al-Subaie solicited support for the Qatar-based campaigns of Abdallah al-Muhaysini.

Identifiers: AKA: عبدالله محمد بن سليمان المحيسني
AKA: Abdullah, al-Muhaysini
DOB: 30 October 1987
POB: Al Qasim, Saudi Arabia Nationality: Saudi Arabia
Passport: K163255 (Saudi Arabia) issued 11 June 2011, expired 16 April 2016


Hakem Obaysan Al-Hamidi Al-Mutairi

Hakem al-Mutairi has provided funding and support to jihadist militias in Syria, including Jabhat al Nusra, Jund al Aqsa and Liwa al-Ummah. Since 2012, al-Mutairi worked with UN and US sanctioned al-Qaida facilitators Hajjaj bin Fahd al-Ajmi and now deceased al-Qaida leader Muhammad Yusuf Abd al-Salam (AKA Abu Abdulaziz al-Qatari) in channeling support to al-Qaida in Syria.

Al-Mutairi is a close associate of UN and US sanctioned Qatari al-Qaida financier Abd al-Rahman bin Umayr al-Nuaimi. In 2004, Hakem al-Mutairi was a founding member of the Geneva-based front organization Alkarama Foundation along with Abd al-Rahman al- Nuaimi.

In 2014 and 2016, al-Mutairi was pictured meeting with al-Nuaimi after al-Nuaimi had been sanctioned as an al Qaida financier. Since 2006, al-Mutairi has served as a member of the board of trustees of the Global Anti-Aggression Campaign, which is led by al-Nuaimi. Al-Mutairi is the founder and a senior leader of the Ummah Conference.

In 2011 following the death of Usama bin Laden, al-Mutairi published a statement celebrating the al-Qaida leader for his jihad against the west.

Identifiers: AKA: حاكم عبيسان الحميدي المطيري
AKA: Hakim al-Mutairi
DOB: 7 November 1964
POB: Kuwait Twitter: @DrHAKEM
Facebook: @Dr.Hakem.Almutairi
Telegram: @DrHAKEM
E-mail: ommah2000@yahoo.com
Website: www.dr-hakem.com

 

Hassan Ahmed al-Diqqi

Hassan al-Diqqi works with UN- and US-sanctioned Qatari al-Qaida facilitator Abdal-Rahman bin Umayr al-Nuaimi (sanctioned herein) in support of jihadist militias in Syria. Al-Diqqi is a member of the Global Anti Aggression Campaign which is led by al-Nuaimi, as well as the Geneva-based human rights front established by al-Nuaimi.

In 2016, Al-Diqqi met with UN and US sanctioned al-Qaida leaders Mohammed Shawqi Islambouli (sanctioned herein) and Rifai Ahmed Taha (deceased). Al-Diqqi attended an April 2016 mourning ceremony for deceased al-Qaida leader Rifai Taha after Rifai Taha was killed in a US airstrike while on an al-Qaida mission in Syria.

In 2013, Hassan Al-Diqqi traveled to Syria where he inaugurated a jihadist training camp for militants of the Liwa al-Ummah militia led by Mahdi al-Harati (sanctioned herein).

The training camp was dedicated to a deceased associate of Hassan al-Diqqi who was killed fighting with al-Qaida aligned militias in Syria. Since at least mid-2011, al-Diqqi has been an associate of UN and US sanctioned al-Qaida facilitators Hajjaj bin Fahd al-Ajmi and deceased al-Qaida leader Muhammad Yusuf Abd al-Salam (AKA Abu Abdulaziz al-Qatari) in channeling support to jihadists in Syria.

In 2002, Al-Diqqi published a book he authored endorsing jihad against non-Muslims. Hassan Ahmed al-Diqqi is a founder and senior leader of the Ummah Conference.


Identifiers: AKA: حسن أحمد الدقي
AKA: حسن أحمد حسن محمد الدقي الهوتي
AKA: Hassan Ahmed Hassan Mohammed al-Diqqi al-Houti
AKA: Hassan al-Dokki
DOB: 1957
POB: Ras al-Khaimah, UAE Nationality:


UAE Twitter: @hassan_aldiqqi
Facebook: @HassanAldiqqi
Telegram: @HasanAldiqqi
E-mail: aldiqqi@hotmail.com

Source: WAM

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