Who is Husayn Juaythini?

QDi.394

Husayn Juaythini

 
Reason for listing: 

Husayn Juaythini was listed on 20 April 2016 pursuant to paragraphs 3 and 5 of resolution 2253 (2015) as being associated with ISIL or 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 of, or in support of” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115).

Additional information: 

Husayn Juaythini maintains ties with Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115). As of January 2015, Juaythini was instrumental in fostering connections between Gaza and Libya-based terrorists and facilitating their travel to the Syrian Arab Republic. In 2014, Juaythini was working to assist fighters moving to the Syrian Arab Republic.

As of September 2014, Juaythini had traveled to the Syrian Arab Republic to pledge allegiance to ISIL and was tasked by ISIL leadership to return to Gaza to establish an ISIL foothold.  Juaythini was the link between ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, listed as Ibrahim Awwad Ibrahim Ali al-Badri al-Samarrai (QDi.299), and armed groups in Gaza and was using money to build an ISIL presence in Gaza.
 

 

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