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Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds One Entry to Its Sanctions List

On 9 August 2018, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida, and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities approved the addition of the entry specified below to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2368 (2017), and adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

A.    Individuals

QDi.415 Name: 1: ADNAN 2: ABOU WALID 3: AL-SAHRAOUI 4: na
Name (original script): عدنان أبو وليد الصحراوي 
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 16 Feb. 1973 POB: Laayoune Good quality a.k.a.: a) Lahbib Idrissi ould Sidi Abdi ould Said ould El Bachir b) Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi c) Abu Walid al Sahrawi d) Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahraoui e) Adnan Abu Waleed al-Sahrawi f) Lehbib Ould Ali Ould Said Ould Joumani Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: na Passport no: na National identification no: na Address: Ménaka, Gao Region, Mali Listed on: 9 Aug. 2018 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.  Pledged allegiance to Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115) in May 2015. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link:

In accordance with paragraph 55 of resolution 2368 (2017), the Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summary of reasons for listing of the above name at the following URL:

The ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations.  An updated List is accessible on the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee’s website at the following URL:

The Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List is also updated following all changes made to the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List.  An updated version of the Consolidated List is accessible via the following URL: