September 7, 2011--
The U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced the designation of three senior al-Qa’ida leaders based in Pakistan: leader and commander Abu Yahya al-Libi; senior leader ’Abd al-Rahman Ould Muhammad al-Husayn Ould Muhammad Salim; and al-Qa’ida facilitator, courier and operative Mustafa Hajji Muhammad Khan. As a result of today’s action – taken pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224 – U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with today’s designees and any assets they may hold under U.S. jurisdiction are frozen.
The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN list:
AL-LIBI, Abu Yahya (a.k.a. ABU BAKAR, Mohammad Hassan; a.k.a. AL SAHRAWI, Abu Yahya Yunis; a.k.a. AL-LIBI, Muhammad Hasan; a.k.a. QA'ID, Hasan; a.k.a. QA'ID, Hasan Muhammad Abu Bakr; a.k.a. QAYED, Muhammad Hassan; a.k.a. RASHID, Abu Yunus; a.k.a. SHEIKH YAHYA, Abu Yahya); DOB 1963; POB Libya; nationality Libya (individual) [SDGT]
KHAN, Mustafa Hajji Muhammad (a.k.a. AL-MADANI, Abu Gharib; a.k.a. GHUL, Hassan; a.k.a. GUL, Hasan; a.k.a. GUL, Hassan; a.k.a. MAHMUD, Khalid; a.k.a. MUHAMMAD, Mustafa; a.k.a. SHAHJI, Ahmad; a.k.a. "ABU-SHAIMA"; a.k.a. "ABU-SHAYMA"); DOB Aug 1977; alt. DOB Sep 1977; alt. DOB 1976; POB Madinah, Saudi Arabia; alt. POB Sangrar, Sindh Province, Pakistan; nationality Pakistan; alt. nationality Saudi Arabia (individual) [SDGT]
SALIM, 'Abd al-Rahman Ould Muhammad al-Husayn Ould Muhammad (a.k.a. GHADER, El Hadj Ould Abdel; a.k.a. JELIL, Youssef Ould Abdel; a.k.a. KHADER, Abdel; a.k.a. SALEM, Abdarrahmane ould Mohamed el Houcein ould Mohamed; a.k.a. SALEM, Mohamed; a.k.a. SOULEIMANE, Abou; a.k.a. "AL-MAURITANI, Sheikh Yunis"; a.k.a. "AL-MAURITANI, Younis"; a.k.a. "AL-MAURITANI, Yunis"; a.k.a. "CHINGHEITY"; a.k.a. "THE MAURITANIAN, Salih"; a.k.a. "THE MAURITANIAN, Shaykh Yunis"); DOB 1981; POB Saudi Arabia; nationality Mauritania (individual) [SDGT]