Iran-related Designations and Designations Updates; Counter Terrorism Designations Updates; Issuance of Iran-related General License M and Frequently Asked Question

Release date
10/29/2020
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The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing General License M, "Authorizing the Exportation of Certain Graduate Level Educational Services and Software" and a new Frequently Asked Question.

In addition, OFAC has updated its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List:

The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List: 

ARANI, Hossein Firouzi (Arabic: حسین فیروزی آرانی), Iran; DOB 22 Dec 1964; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); National ID No. 6199571101 (Iran); Managing Director of Bakhtar Commercial Company; CEO of Bakhtar Commercial Company (individual) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: BAKHTAR COMMERCIAL COMPANY). 
 
BAHREINI, Amir Hossein (Arabic: امیر حسین بحرینی), Tehran, Iran; DOB 21 Sep 1973; POB Tehran, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); National ID No. 0068653263 (Iran); Managing Director of Arya Sasol Polymer; CEO of Arya Sasol Polymer (individual) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: ARYA SASOL POLYMER). 
 
BASRAI, Murtuza Mustafamunir (a.k.a. BASRAI, Murtuza Munir), 125 Meyer Road, 27-04, The Makena, 437936, Singapore; DOB 29 Jul 1971; POB Surat, India; nationality India; Gender Male; Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); National ID No. S7160185D (Singapore); Director of Strait Shipbrokers PTE. LTD.; Managing Director of Strait Shipbrokers PTE. LTD. (individual) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: STRAIT SHIPBROKERS PTE. LTD.). 
 
OLADI, Ramezan (Arabic: رمضان اولادی), Iran; DOB 29 May 1963; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); National ID No. 2162049082 (Iran); Managing Director of Kavian Petrochemical Company; CEO of Kavian Petrochemical Company; Vice Chairman of the Board of Kavian Petrochemical Company (individual) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: KAVIAN PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY). 
 
WEI, Lin Na (a.k.a. WEI, Linna (Chinese Simplified: 魏琳娜)), No. 5, The Lotus Pond, Hecheng District, Huaihua, Hunan Province, China; DOB 28 Nov 1980; POB Yunyan District, Guiyang, Guizhou Province, China; nationality China; Gender Female; Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); National ID No. 520103198011285623 (China); Director of Binrin Limited (individual) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: BINRIN LIMITED). 

The following entities have been added to OFAC's SDN List: 

ARYA SASOL POLYMER (Arabic: پلیمر اریا ساسول) (a.k.a. ARYA SASOL POLYMER CO.; a.k.a. ARYA SASOL POLYMER COMPANY; a.k.a. ARYA SASOL POLYMERS; a.k.a. ARYASASOL POLYMER COMPANY; a.k.a. ARYASASOL POLYMERS; a.k.a. POLIMER ARYA SAASOOL; a.k.a. POLYMER ARIA SASOL COMPANY; a.k.a. "ASPC"), Qian Tower, No 2551, Vali-e-Asr Avenue, Naseri Street, P.O. Box: 15875-8393, Tehran 1968643111, Iran; Pars Energy Specific Economic Zone, Lenj Square, Kangan, Assaluyeh, Bushehr Province 7511811365, Iran; No. 114, 10th Street, Qaem Maqame Farahani Street, Tehran, Iran; 7th Floor, Kian Tower, No. 2551, Naseri St., Vali-e-Asr Ave, Tehran, Iran; Nakhl Taghi City, Nakhl Taghi Road, Kolmeter 15, Number 0, Ground Floor Kangan, Bushehr 7511811365, Iran; Phase 1 Petrochemical, Special Petrochemical Zone Assaluyeh, Tehran, Iran; Website www.aryasasol.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Executive Order 13846 information: LOANS FROM UNITED STATES FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(i); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON.  Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: SANCTIONS ON PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICERS. Sec. 5(a)(vii); National ID No. 10320053498 (Iran); Registration Number 777 (Iran) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: TRILIANCE PETROCHEMICAL CO. LTD.). 
 
BAKHTAR COMMERCIAL COMPANY (Arabic: شرکت بازرگان کالای باختر) (a.k.a. "BCCO"), North Kargar Street, Above Taghateh Fatemi, Plaque 1286, Tehran 73441-14118, Iran; No. 1286, North Karegar Avenue, Tehran, Iran; Ashrafi Esfahani Highway, Fourth Road Punak, Falahzadeh Boulevard, Plaque 40, Floor 5, Tehran, Iran; Website www.bcco.co; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Executive Order 13846 information: LOANS FROM UNITED STATES FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(i); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON.  Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: SANCTIONS ON PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICERS. Sec. 5(a)(vii); National ID No. 10320817213 (Iran); Registration Number 429515 (Iran) [IRAN-EO13846]. 
 
BINRIN LIMITED (Chinese Traditional: 丙林有限公司), Room A3, 9/F., Goodwill Industrial Building, No 36-44 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong, China; Flat H29, 1/F, Phase 2 Kwai Shing Ind. Bldg., No. 42-46 Tai Lin Pai Road, Kwai Chung, New Territories, Hong Kong, China; Unit 1307, Beverly commercial Centre, 87-105 Chatham South Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Executive Order 13846 information: LOANS FROM UNITED STATES FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(i); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON.  Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: SANCTIONS ON PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICERS. Sec. 5(a)(vii); C.R. No. 2725675 (Hong Kong) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: ARYA SASOL POLYMER). 
 
ELFO ENERGY HOLDING LIMITED, Hong Kong, China; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; C.R. No. 2917743 (Hong Kong) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: TRILIANCE PETROCHEMICAL CO. LTD.). 
 
GLORY ADVANCED LIMITED, Hong Kong, China; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; C.R. No. 2811523 (Hong Kong) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: TRILIANCE PETROCHEMICAL CO. LTD.). 
 
JANE SHANG CO., LIMITED, Hong Kong, China; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; C.R. No. 2674480 (Hong Kong) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: TRILIANCE PETROCHEMICAL CO. LTD.). 
 
JIAXIANG ENERGY HOLDING PTE. LTD., 24 Raffles Place, #11-01 Clifford Centre, 048621, Singapore; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Registration Number 201708444M (Singapore) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: TRILIANCE PETROCHEMICAL CO. LTD.). 
 
KAVIAN PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (a.k.a. KAVIAN PETROCHEMICAL (Arabic: پتروشیمی کاویان); a.k.a. KAVIAN PETROCHEMICAL CO.; a.k.a. KAVIAN PETROCHEMICAL COMMERCIAL; a.k.a. KAVIAN PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION; a.k.a. KAVIAN PETROCHEMICAL PRIVATE JOINT STOCK COMPANY (Arabic: شرکت پتروشیمی کاویان سهامی خاص)), Fatemi Street West Corner Khazan Alley, Plaque 2, Tehran, Iran; Petro Kavian, Asalouye, Bushehr 7539175146, Iran; Pars Special Energy Economic Zone, Kavian Petrochemical Complex, Asalouyeh, Iran; North Kargar Street, Plaque 310, Fourth Floor, Tehran, Iran; West Fatemi Street, Corner of Khazan Alley, Number 2, Tehran, Iran; Ashrafi Esfahani Highway, Fourth Road Punak, Falahzadeh Boulevard, Plaque 40, Floor 5, Tehran, Iran; 4th Floor No. 310, North Kargar Ave., Shahid Fatemi Cross Upsards, Tehran, Iran; Kavian Petrochemical Co., PSEEZ, Asaluyeh, Iran; Website www.petrokavian.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Executive Order 13846 information: LOANS FROM UNITED STATES FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(i); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON.  Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: SANCTIONS ON PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICERS. Sec. 5(a)(vii); National ID No. 10102953996 (Iran); Registration Number 255100 (Iran) [IRAN-EO13846]. 
 
MORVARID PETROCHEMICAL (a.k.a. MORVARID PETROCHEMICAL CO), No. 29, North Shahanaghi Alley, Sheikh Bahaie Shomali Street, Mollasadra Street, Tehran, Iran; PO Box 15855-516, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Registration Number 1524 (Iran) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: TRILIANCE PETROCHEMICAL CO. LTD.). 
 
SIBSHUR LIMITED, Hong Kong, China; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; C.R. No. 2826353 (Hong Kong) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: TRILIANCE PETROCHEMICAL CO. LTD.). 
 
STRAIT SHIPBROKERS PTE. LTD. (a.k.a. STRAIT SHIPBROKERS SINGAPORE PTE. LTD.), 1 North Bridge Road, #22-06 High Street Centre, 179094, Singapore; Website www.straitship.com; Executive Order 13846 information: LOANS FROM UNITED STATES FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(i); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON.  Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: SANCTIONS ON PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICERS. Sec. 5(a)(vii); Registration Number 200512056R (Singapore) [IRAN-EO13846]. 

The following changes have been made to OFAC's SDN List: 

AL-BILAD ISLAMIC BANK FOR INVESTMENT AND FINANCE P.S.C. (a.k.a. AL BILAD ISLAMIC BANK), 37 Building El-Karadeh 909 Street 1 Near Al Hurea Square, Baghdad, Iraq; Al Masbah Branch, Baghdad Al Masbah Intersection, 929 Street 17 Bldg. 40, Previously the German Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq; Erbil Branch, Erbil Province, 60 Bldg 354/132, 45 Street, Erbil, Iraq; Al Mawarid Branch, Baghdad - Street 62 Neighboring the Department of Electricity, Baghdad, Iraq; Al Nasiryah Branch, Zi Kar Province El Saray, Bldg. 2/239 Janat Al Janoub Hotel Building, Nasiryah, Iraq; Al Basra Branch Al Basra, Manawy Pasha Corniche Street, Basra, Iraq; Al Sadr Branch, Jameela District - 8-22-512, Sadr City, Iraq; Al Jaderya Branch Baghdad, Al Jaderya - Versus Baghdad University, 906 Street 28 - Dar 3, Baghdad, Iraq; Karbala Branch Karbala, Al Dareeba Intersection, Karbala, Iraq; Al Najaf Branch, Al Najaf Al Ashraf, Al Amir District - Al Koufa Street, Najaf, Iraq; Zakho Branch Dahook, Zakho - Ibrahim Al Khaleel Street, Baydar Boulevard, Zakho, Iraq; Al Mansour Branch Baghdad, Al Mansour-12-G 605-M-Bldg, Baghdad, Iraq; Babel Branch Babel, Kalaj - Al Honood Branch, Babel, Iraq; Beirut Branch Lebanon, Beirut - Hamra Street, Broadway Center - Versus Costa Caf, Lebanon, Beirut, Lebanon; SWIFT/BIC AIIFIQBA; Website www.Bilad-Bank.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; All Branches Worldwide [SDGT] [IRGC] [IFSR] (Linked To: KAREEM, Aras Habib). -to- AL-BILAD ISLAMIC BANK FOR INVESTMENT AND FINANCE P.S.C. (a.k.a. AL ATAA ISLAMIC BANK FOR INVESTMENT AND FINANCE; a.k.a. AL ATTA ISLAMIC BANK FOR INVESTMENT AND FINANCE; a.k.a. AL BILAD ISLAMIC BANK; a.k.a. AL-ATAA ISLAMIC BANK; a.k.a. AL-ATTA ISLAMIC BANK; a.k.a. AL-ATTAA ISLAMIC BANK), 37 Building El-Karadeh 909 Street 1 Near Al Hurea Square, Baghdad, Iraq; Al Masbah Branch, Baghdad Al Masbah Intersection, 929 Street 17 Bldg. 40, Previously the German Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq; Erbil Branch, Erbil Province, 60 Bldg 354/132, 45 Street, Erbil, Iraq; Al Mawarid Branch, Baghdad - Street 62 Neighboring the Department of Electricity, Baghdad, Iraq; Al Nasiryah Branch, Zi Kar Province El Saray, Bldg. 2/239 Janat Al Janoub Hotel Building, Nasiryah, Iraq; Al Basra Branch Al Basra, Manawy Pasha Corniche Street, Basra, Iraq; Al Sadr Branch, Jameela District - 8-22-512, Sadr City, Iraq; Al Jaderya Branch Baghdad, Al Jaderya - Versus Baghdad University, 906 Street 28 - Dar 3, Baghdad, Iraq; Karbala Branch Karbala, Al Dareeba Intersection, Karbala, Iraq; Al Najaf Branch, Al Najaf Al Ashraf, Al Amir District - Al Koufa Street, Najaf, Iraq; Zakho Branch Dahook, Zakho - Ibrahim Al Khaleel Street, Baydar Boulevard, Zakho, Iraq; Al Mansour Branch Baghdad, Al Mansour-12-G 605-M-Bldg, Baghdad, Iraq; Babel Branch Babel, Kalaj - Al Honood Branch, Babel, Iraq; Beirut Branch Lebanon, Beirut - Hamra Street, Broadway Center - Versus Costa Caf, Lebanon, Beirut, Lebanon; SWIFT/BIC AIIFIQBA; Website www.Bilad-Bank.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; All Branches Worldwide [SDGT] [IRGC] [IFSR] (Linked To: KAREEM, Aras Habib). 
 
MADANIPOUR, Mahmoud, 93 Chiltern Road, Sutton, SM2 5QZ, Surry, United Kingdom; Iran; DOB 19 Jul 1978; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport Y42996343 (Iran) issued 10 Oct 2022 (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MOBIN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED). -to- MADANIPOUR, Mahmoud, 93 Chiltern Road, Sutton, SM2 5QZ, Surry, United Kingdom; Iran; DOB 19 Jul 1978; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport Y42996343 (Iran) expires 10 Oct 2022 (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MOBIN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED).