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

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020, following the publication of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/706 (“the Amending Regulation”). The Amending Regulation reflects the decision made on 21 May 2020 by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Committee established pursuant to Resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) to add 1 individual to the UN ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Organisations list.

The following individual is now subject to an asset freeze.



AL-MAWLA, Amir Muhammad Sa'id Abdal-Rahman

DOB: (1) 05/10/1976. (2) 01/10/1976.

POB: (1) Tall’Afar (2) Mosul, (1) Iraq (2) Iraq

a.k.a: (1) ABDALLAH, Hajji (2) AL-AFARI, Hajji, Abdullah (3) AL-MAWLA, Muhammad Sa'id, `Abd-al-Rahman (4) AL-MULA, Amir, Muhammad Sa’id, ‘Abd-al-Rahman, Muhammad (5) AL-QURASHI, Abu, Ibrahim, al-Hashim (6) AL-TURKMANI, Abu, 'Umar (7) QARDASH, Abdullah (8) QARDASH, Abu, 'Abdullah (9) QARDASH, al-Hajj, Abdullah (10) SALBI, `Abdul, Amir, Muhammad Sa'id

Nationality: Iraq

Position: Leader of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115)

Other Information: UN Ref: QDi.426. Also referred to as Al-Ustadh and Ustadh Ahmad.

Listed on: 27/05/2020 Last Updated: 27/05/2020 Group ID: 13840.

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

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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