Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) is publishing the names of one newly designated entity and one newly designated individual whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13438 of July 17, 2007, “Blocking Property of Certain Persons Who Threaten Stabilization Efforts in Iraq.”
The designation by the Secretary of the Treasury of the entity and individual identified in this notice pursuant to Executive Order 13438 is effective on July 02, 2009.Start Further Info
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Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622-2490.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
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On July 17, 2007, the President issued Executive Order 13438 (the “Order”) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq., the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to address the threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States posed by acts of violence threatening the peace and stability of Iraq and undermining efforts to promote economic reconstruction and political reform in Iraq and to provide humanitarian assistance to the Iraqi people.
Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, including any overseas branch, of the following persons: Persons who are determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense, (1) To have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, an act or acts of violence that have the purpose or effect of threatening the peace or stability of Iraq or the Government of Iraq, or undermining efforts to promote economic reconstruction and political reform in Iraq or to provide humanitarian assistance to the Iraqi people; (2) to have materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technical support for, or goods or services in support of, such an act or acts of violence or any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order; or (3) to be owned or controlled by, or to have acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order.
On July 2, 2009, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in the Order, one individual and one entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13438.
The list of designees is as follows:
AL-MUHANDIS, ABU MAHDI (a.k.a. AL BASERI, Abu Mahdi; a.k.a. AL-BASARI, Abu Mahdi; a.k.a. AL-BASRI, Abu-Mahdi al-Mohandis; a.k.a. AL-IBRAHIMI, Jamal; a.k.a. AL-IBRAHIMI, Jamal Ja'afar Muhammad Ali; a.k.a. AL-IBRAHIMI, Jamal Ja'far; a.k.a. AL-MADAN, Abu Mahdi; a.k.a. AL-MOHANDAS, Abu-Mahdi; a.k.a. AL-MOHANDESS, Abu Mehdi; a.k.a. AL-MUHANDES, Abu Mahdi; a.k.a. AL-MUHANDIS, Abu Mahdi al-Basri; a.k.a. AL-MUHANDIS, Abu-Muhannad; a.k.a. BIHAJ, Jamal Ja'afar Ibrahim al-Mikna; a.k.a. EBRAHIMI, Jamal Jafaar Mohammed Ali; a.k.a. JAMAL, Ibrahimi; a.k.a. “AL-IBRAHIMI, Jamal Fa'far 'Ali”; a.k.a. “AL-TAMIMI, Jamal al-Madan”; a.k.a. “JAAFAR, Jaafar Jamal”; a.k.a. “MOHAMMED, Jamal Jaafar”), Mehran, Iran; Al Fardoussi Street, Tehran, Iran; Al Maaqal, Al Basrah, Iraq; Velayat Faqih Base, Kenesht Mountain Pass, Northwest of Kermanshah, Iran; DOB 1953; POB Ma'ghal, Basrah, Iraq; citizen Iran; alt. citizen Iraq; nationality Iraq (individual) [IRAQ3]
KATA'IB HIZBALLAH (a.k.a. HIZBALLAH BRIGADES; a.k.a. HIZBALLAH BRIGADES IN IRAQ; a.k.a. HIZBALLAH BRIGADES-IRAQ; a.k.a. KATA'IB HEZBOLLAH; a.k.a. KHATA'IB HEZBOLLAH; a.k.a. KHATA'IB HIZBALLAH; a.k.a. KHATTAB HEZBALLAH; a.k.a. “HIZBALLAH BRIGADES-IRAQ OF THE ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ”; a.k.a. “ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ”; a.k.a. “KATA'IB HIZBALLAH FI AL-IRAQ”; a.k.a. “KATIBAT ABU FATHEL AL A'ABAS”; a.k.a. “KATIBAT ZAYD EBIN ALI”; a.k.a. “KATIBUT KARBALAH”), Iraq; Najaf, Iraq [FTO] [SDGT] [IRAQ3]Start Signature
Dated: July 2, 2009.
Adam J. Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. E9-16877 Filed 7-15-09; 8:45 am]
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