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

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

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

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 has been amended with effect from 14 August 2018,  following the publication of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/1138. 

The Amending Regulation reflects the decisions made on 9 August 2018 by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Committee to add one entry to the list of persons to whom the freezing of funds and economic resources apply. 


AL-SAHRAOUI Adnan Abou Walid 

DOB: 16/02/1973. 

POB: Laayoune 

a.k.a: (1) AL SAHRAWI, Abu Walid (2) AL-SAHRAOUI, Adnan, Abu Walid (3) AL-SAHRAWI, Adnan, Abu Waleed (4) AL-SAHRAWI, Adnan, Abu Walid (5) OULD EL BACHIR, Lahbib Idrissi, ould Sidi Abdi, ould Said (6) OULD JOUMANI, Lehbib, Ould Ali, Ould Said 

Address: Menaka, Gao Region, Mali. 

Other Information: Former spokesperson of the Mouvement pour l’Unification et le Jihad en Afrique de l’Ouest (MUJAO) (QDe.134). Emir of the Al-Mourabitoun (QDe.141) group in Mali. 

Listed on: 14/08/2018 Last Updated: 14/08/2018 Group ID: 13706.

Financial institutions and other persons are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds or economic resources for, or provide financial services to, the designated individual. If so, they must freeze such accounts or other funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services. They must also report their findings to the FIU.

Failure to comply with financial sanctions legislation or to seek to circumvent its provisions is a criminal offence.

Further details of the sanctions regime related to ISIL 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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