So, the UN made changes to its Al Qaida list, so the EU issued Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 290/2013, which modifies Annex I to the “2002 Regulation” (Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002) – so Her Majesty’s Treasury makes its changes.
a.k.a: ANSAR DINE
Other Information: UN Ref QE.A.135.13. Was founded in December 2011 by Iyad ag Ghali. Linked to the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb and Mouvement pour l’Unification et le Jihad en Afrique de l’Ouest (MUJAO). Associated with Abdelmalek Droukdel.
Group ID: 12866.
The deletion (which has already been implemented by other countries over the last week):
POB: Marrakesh, Morocco a.k.a: (1) MAZUTI, Abdelghani
(2) MAZWATI, Abdelghani Nationality: Moroccan
Passport Details: F 879567 (Moroccan). Issued on 29 Apr 1992 in Marrakesh, Morocco. National Identification no: E 427689 (Moroccan). Issued on 20 Mar 2001 by the
Moroccan Consulate General in Dusseldorf, Germany Address: Morocco.
Other Information: UN Ref QI.M.89.03. Father’s name is Abdeslam Ahmed. Mother’s name is Aicha Hammou. After his acquittal he left Germany for Morocco in June 2005. Also referred to as Talha.
Group ID: 7573.
The changed records:
1. AWEYS, Hassan, Dahir
a.k.a: (1) ALI, Hassan, Dahir, Aweys
(2) AWES, Hassan, Dahir
(3) AWEYES, Hassen, Dahir
(4) AWEYS, Ahmed, Dahir
(5) DAHIR, Aweys, Hassan
(6) IBRAHIM, Mohammed, Hassan (7) OAIS, Hassan, Tahir
(8) UWAYS, Hassan, Tahir
Other Information: UN Ref QI.D.42.01. Active in Southern Somalia as of November 2012. Also reported to be in Eritrea as of November 2007. From the Hawiye’s Habergidir, Ayr clan. Senior leader of Al-Itihaad Al-Islamiya (AIAI) and Hizbul Islam in Somalia. Also referred to as Sheikh Aweys, Sheikh Hassan and Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys. Listed under both Al-Qaida and Somalia regimes. Date of birth is approximate.
Group ID: 6995.
2. AL-TURKI, Hassan, Abdullah, Hersi
POB: Region V (the Ogaden Region in eastern Ethiopia), Ethiopia a.k.a: (1) AL-TURKI, Hassan
(2) FAHAIH, Hassan, Abdullah
(3) FIHIYE, Hassen, Abdelle
(4) TURKI, Hassan
(5) TURKI, Hassan, Abdillahi, Hersi (6) XIRSI, Xasan, Cabdilaahi
(7) XIRSI, Xasan, Cabdulle Nationality: Somali
Other Information: UN Ref QI.A.172.04. Reported to be active in Southern Somalia, lower Juba near Kismayo, mainly in Jilibe and Burgabo as of November 2007 2012. Part of the Al-Itihaad Al-Islamiya (AIAI) leadership. Believed to have been involved in the attacks on the US embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam in Aug 1998. Listed under both Al-Qaida and Somalia regimes. Date of birth is approximate.
Group ID: 8425.
1. AL-ITIHAAD AL-ISLAMIYA (AIAI)
Other Information: UN Ref QE.A.2.01. Reported to have operated in Somalia and Ethiopia and to have merged with Harakat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujaahidiin (Al-Shabaab), which was accepted as an affiliate of Al-Qaida by Aiman Muhammed Rabi al-Zawahiri in February 2012. Leadership includeds Hassan Abdullah Hersi Al-Turki and Hassan Dahir Aweys. AIAI has received funds through the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation (Somalia).
Group ID: 6996.