Counter Terrorism Designations; Syria and Syria-Related Designations and Designations Updates

Release date
07/28/2021
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SPECIALLY DESIGNATED NATIONALS LIST UPDATE

The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List: 
 
AL-DEKER, Asef (a.k.a. AL-DIKR, Asf; a.k.a. DAKKAR, Asef), Syria; DOB 1965; POB Jableh, Beit Yashout, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male; Brigadier General (individual) [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
AL-DIB, Ahmed (Arabic: احمد الدیب) (a.k.a. DEEB, Ahmad; a.k.a. DEEB, Ahmed; a.k.a. DIB, Ahmad; a.k.a. DIB, Ahmed (Arabic: احمد دیب); a.k.a. DIBE, Ahmad; a.k.a. DIBE, Ahmed (Arabic: احمد دیبئ)), Damascus, Syria; DOB 1961; POB Ayn Al-Tineh Village, Latakia, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male; Brigadier General (individual) [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN GENERAL INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
AL-HAYES, Ahmad Ihsan Fayyad (Arabic: أحمد إحسان فیاض الهایس) (a.k.a. AL-HAYES, Ahmed Ihsan Fayyad; a.k.a. AL-SHAQRA, Abu Hatim; a.k.a. SHAKRA, Abu Hatem; a.k.a. SHAQRA, Abu Hatim; a.k.a. SHAQRA, Abu Hattam), Syria; DOB 1987; POB Al-Shaqra, Deir ez-Zor, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894] (Linked To: AHRAR AL-SHARQIYA). 
 
AL-HAYES, Raed Jassim (a.k.a. AL-HAYES, Raed Jassem; a.k.a. CHAKRA, Abu Jaafar; a.k.a. SHAKRA, Abu Jaafar; a.k.a. SHAQRA, Abu Ja'far; a.k.a. SHAQRA, Abu Jafar), Syria; DOB 1985; nationality Syria; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894]. 
 
AL-SHABAN, Hasan (a.k.a. ALSHABAN, Hasan Suliman), Manbij, Syria; Sahinbey, Gaziantep, Turkey; DOB 07 Jan 1987; nationality Syria; Gender Male; Passport 02812L004397 (Syria); Identification Number 02120304806 (Syria); alt. Identification Number N006695928 (Syria); alt. Identification Number 99071138750 (Turkey) (individual) [SDGT]. 
 
FAYZIMATOV, Farrukh Furkatovitch (a.k.a. AL-SHAMI, Faruk; a.k.a. ASH-SHAMI, Faruk; a.k.a. FAYZIMATOV, Faruk Furkatovich; a.k.a. SHAMI, Faruk; a.k.a. SHAMI, Faruq (Cyrillic: ШАМИ, Фарук)), Idlib, Syria; DOB 02 Mar 1996; citizen Tajikistan; Gender Male; Digital Currency Address - XBT 17a5bpKvEp1j1Trs4qTbcNZrby53JbaS9C (individual) [SDGT]. 
 
HABIB, Malik Ali (Arabic: مالک علئ حبیب), Palmyra, Syria; DOB 04 Jan 1963; POB Jablah Latakia, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male; Major General (individual) [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
NASSER, Wafiq (Arabic: وفیق ناصر) (a.k.a. NASER, Wafiq; a.k.a. NASSEER, Wafiq), Aleppo, Syria; DOB 10 Jul 1964; POB Jableh, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male; Brigadier General (individual) [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
The following entities have been added to OFAC's SDN List: 
 
AHRAR AL-SHARQIYA (Arabic: أحرار الشرقية) (a.k.a. AHRAR AL-SHARQIAH; a.k.a. AHRAR AL-SHARQIYA BRIGADE; a.k.a. AHRAR AL-SHARQIYAH; a.k.a. AHRAR AL-SHARQIYEH; a.k.a. GATHERING OF THE FREEMEN OF THE EAST; a.k.a. TAJAMMU' AHRAR AL-SHARQIYA), Syria [SYRIA-EO13894]. 
 
SARAYA AL-AREEN (Arabic: سرايا العرين) (a.k.a. ABU AL-HARETH MILITIA; a.k.a. SARAYA AL-'AREEN; a.k.a. "AL-AREEN 13"), Latakia, Syria [SYRIA-EO13894]. 
 
SAYDNAYA MILITARY PRISON (Arabic: سجن صيدنايا العسكري) (a.k.a. SAIDNAYA MILITARY PRISON; a.k.a. SAYDNAYA PRISON; a.k.a. SEDNAYA PRISON (Arabic: سجن صيدنايا)), Syria [SYRIA-EO13894]. 
 
SYRIAN GENERAL INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 251 - AL-KHATIB (a.k.a. "AL-KHATEEB BRANCH" (Arabic: "فرع الخطيب"); a.k.a. "BRANCH 251" (Arabic: "الفرع 251"); a.k.a. "BRANCH 251-AL-KHATEEB"; a.k.a. "THE INTERIOR BRANCH" (Arabic: "الفرع الداخلي")), al-Khatib area of Baghdad Street, Damascus, Syria [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN GENERAL INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 215 - RAIDS (a.k.a. "BRANCH 215" (Arabic: "الفرع 215"); a.k.a. "BRANCH 215: RAIDS COMPANY" (Arabic: "سرية المداهمة والاقتحام"); a.k.a. "KAFRSOUSA BRANCH"; a.k.a. "RAIDS COMPANY" (Arabic: "فرع سرية المداهمة")), Syria; 6th of May Street, Damascus, Syria [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 216 (Arabic: الفرع 216) (a.k.a. "BRANCH 216: PATROLS BRANCH" (Arabic: "فرع الدوريات")), Damascus, Syria [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 227 - AL MINTAQA BRANCH (Arabic: رع المنطقة) (a.k.a. "AL-MINTAQA"; a.k.a. "AL-MINTAQA BRANCH 227"; a.k.a. "BRANCH 227" (Arabic: "الفرع 227"); a.k.a. "BRANCH 227: DAMASCUS GOVERNORATE BRANCH"), 6th of May Street, Damascus, Syria [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 235 - PALESTINE (a.k.a. "BRANCH 235" (Arabic: "الفرع 235"); a.k.a. "BRANCH 235: PALESTINE BRANCH" (Arabic: "فرع فلسطين")), Damascus, Syria [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 248 - INVESTIGATION (Arabic: فرع التحقيق; Arabic: فرع 248) (a.k.a. BRANCH 248 MILITARY INTELLIGENCE (Arabic: فرع التحقيق العسكري)), Al Tawajoh Street, Alsyasi Street, 6th of May Street, Damascus, Syria [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 290 - ALEPPO BRANCH (a.k.a. "BRANCH 290"), Aleppo, Syria [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
The following changes have been made to OFAC's SDN List: 
 
MOULHEM, Kifah (Arabic: كفاح ملحم) (a.k.a. AL-MILHEM, Kifah; a.k.a. MELHEM, Kifah; a.k.a. MILHEM, Kifah; a.k.a. MOULHIM, Kifah; a.k.a. MULHEM, Kifah; a.k.a. MULHIM, Kifah), Damascus, Syria; DOB 28 Nov 1961; POB Junayrat Ruslan, Tartous, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894]. -to- MOULHEM, Kifah (Arabic: كفاح ملحم) (a.k.a. AL-MILHEM, Kifah; a.k.a. MELHEM, Kifah; a.k.a. MILHEM, Kifah; a.k.a. MOULHIM, Kifah; a.k.a. MULHEM, Kifah; a.k.a. MULHIM, Kifah), Damascus, Syria; DOB 28 Nov 1961; POB Junayrat Ruslan, Tartous, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA] [SYRIA-EO13894] (Linked To: SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE). 
 
SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE, Syria [SYRIA]. -to- SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE (Arabic: شعبة المخابرات العسكرية سوربا) (a.k.a. SHU'BAT AL-MUKHABARAT AL-'ASKARIYYA; a.k.a. SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE), Syria; Organization Established Date 1969 [SYRIA].