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Financial Sanctions: ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida

Friday, 4 August 2017

This news release is issued in respect of the restrictive measures directed against the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations.

Annex I to Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 has been amended with effect from 4 August  2017, following the publication of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/1411

The amendment reflects the decision made on 28 July 2017 by the United Nations Security Council to remove one person from the list to whom the freezing of funds and economic resources applies.



ABD AL-KHALIQ, Adil, Muhammad, Mahmud

DOB: 02/03/1984.

POB: Bahrain

a.k.a: (1) KHALED, Adel, Mohamed, Mahmood, Abdul (2) KHALIQ, Adel, Mohamed, Mahmoud, Abdul

Nationality: Bahraini

Passport Details: 1632207 (Bahraini)

Other Information: UN Ref QI.A.255.08. Has acted on behalf of and provided financial, material and logistical support to Al-Qaida and the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG). Arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Jan 2007 on charges of being a member of Al-Qaida and the LIFG. Following his conviction in the UAE in late 2007, he was transferred to Bahrain in early 2008 to serve out the remainder of his sentence. Following his release in 2008, he resumed fundraising activities for Al-Qaida, at least through 2012. He also collected money for the Taliban. Date of designation referred to in Article 2a (4) (b): 10.10.2008.

Listed on: 16/10/2008 Last Updated: 03/08/2017 Group ID: 10749

Further details of the sanctions regime related to ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida  and links to the  UK’s Consolidated List of Individuals and entities subject to other financial sanctions regimes may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

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