August 23, 2017: Australia adds autonomous Syria sanctions

Yesterday, the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs issued a list of persons and entities affiliated with Syria covered under their autonomous sanctions regulations. There are actually 4 schedules of listings, and you need to know the regulations to know which targets are subject to what restrictions:

4        Designated and Declared Persons and Designated Entities

(1)   Each person mentioned in an item in Schedule 1 is a designated person for Syria pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011.  

(2)   Each person mentioned in an item in Schedule 1 is a declared person pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(b) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011.  

(3)   Each person mentioned in an item in Schedule 2 is a designated person for Syria pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011 and is a designated person pursuant to paragraph 6(2)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011.  

(4)   Each person mentioned in an item in Schedule 2 is a declared person pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(b) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011 and is a declared person pursuant to paragraph 6(2)(b) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011.  

(5)   Each entity mentioned in an item in Schedule 3 is a designated entity for Syria pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011.  

(6)   Each entity mentioned in an item in Schedule 4 is a designated entity for Syria pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011 and is a designated entity pursuant to paragraph 6(2)(a) of the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011.  

Schedule 1 – Designations and declarations declared to have effect

Designated and declared persons – paragraphs 6(1)(a) and 6(1)(b)

 

Item

Description

 

1

Name of Individual:

Ahmad BALLUL

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Ahmad Muhammad BALLUL, b) Ahmed BALOL, c) Ahmed BALLUL

 

Date of Birth:

10/10/1954

 

Additional Information:

Major General, senior officer and Commander of the Syrian Arab Air Force and Air Defence Force, in post after May 2011, when the Syrian crisis began. 

   

 

2

Name of Individual:

Saji DARWISH

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Saji Jamil DARWISH, b) Sajee DARWISH, c) Sjaa DARWIS

 

Date of Birth:

11/01/1957

 

Additional Information:

Major General, senior officer and Commander of the 22nd Division of the Syrian Arab Air Force, in post after May 2011, when the Syrian crisis began.

   

 

3

Name of Individual:

Muhammed IBRAHIM

 

Date of Birth:

5/08/1964

 

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, senior officer and Deputy Commander of the Syrian Arab Air Force 63rd Brigade, in post after May 2011, when the Syrian crisis began. 

 

 

 

4

Name of Individual:

Badi‘ MUALLA

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Badi Sulayman MUALLA

 

Date of Birth:

1961

 

Place of birth:

Bistuwir, Jablah, Syria

 

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, senior officer and Commander of 63rd Brigade of the Syrian Arab Air Force, in post after May 2011, when the Syrian crisis began. 

   

 

5

Name of Individual:

Suhayl Hasan AL-HASAN

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Colonel Suhayl HASAN, b) Sohail HASSAN, c) Sohail AL-HASSAN, d) Suhail HASSAN, e) Lieutenant Colonel Suhayl HASSAN, f) Brigadier General Suhayl HASSAN, g) Suheil HASSAN

 

Date of Birth:

1964

 

Additional Information:

Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Brigadier General, Syrian Air Force Intelligence. Pro-regime militia commander and Syrian Air Force Intelligence officer. 

   

 

6

Name of Individual:

Muhammad Nafi BILAL

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Colonel Muhammad Nafi BILAL, b) Muhammad BILAL

 

Date of Birth:

25/05/1971

 

Additional Information:

Senior Syrian Air Force Intelligence officer.

   

 

7

Name of Individual:

Muhammad Mahmud MAHALLA 

 

Also known as (aka):

Muhammad MAHALA

 

Date of Birth: 

04/06/1959

 

Additional Information:

Major General. Director of the Syrian Military Intelligence (SMI), Branch 293 (Internal Affairs), since April 2015. Former Deputy Head of Political Security (2012), Officer of the Syrian Republican Guard and Vice-Director of the Political Security Directorate. Head of Military Police, Member of the National Security Bureau.

   

 

8

Name of Individual:

Tahir Hamid KHALIL

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Tahir Hamid KHALI, b) Khalil Tahir HAMID 

 

Additional Information:

Major General, Syrian Artillery and Missiles Directorate.

   

 

9

Name of Individual:

Jawdat Salbi MAWAS

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Jawdat Salibi MAWWAS, b) Jawdat Salibi MAWWAZ

 

Additional Information:

Major General, Syrian Artillery and Missiles Directorate.

 

 

 

10

Name of Individual:

Yasin Ahmad DAHI 

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Yasin Dahi, b) Yasin Dhahi

 

Date of Birth: 

1960

 

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, Military Intelligence Directorate of the Syrian Armed Forces.

 

 

 

11

Name of Individual:

Ali WANUS 

 

Also known as (aka):

Ali Wannous

 

Date of Birth:

05/02/1964

 

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC). 

   

 

12

Name of Individual:

Samir DABUL

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Samir DABUL, b) Samir Daaboul

 

Date of Birth:

04/09/1965

 

Additional Information:

Brigadier General, Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

13

Name of Individual:

Zuhayr HAYDAR

 

Date of Birth:

18/12/1965

 

Additional Information:

Colonel, Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

14

Name of Individual:

Habib HAWRANI

 

Date of Birth:

25/03/1969

 

Additional Information:

Colonel, Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

15

Name of Individual:

Firas AHMAD

 

Date of Birth:

21/01/1967

 

Additional Information:

Colonel, Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

16

Name of Individual:

Salah HABIB

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Saleh HABIB, b) Salih HABIB

 

Date of Birth:

05/07/1962

 

Place of Birth:

Ain el-Karm, Syria

 

Address:

Villa 43A, al Syniar Street, Jumeirah 3, P.O. Box 127074, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

Citizenship:

France (alt. citizen: Syria)

 

Passport Information:

13AF69606 (France) expires 06 Feb. 2023

 

Additional Information:

Position: Owner; Alt. Position: General Manager; Alt. Position: Chief Executive Officer. Manager of Yona Star International.

 

 

 

17

Name of Individual:

Iyad Mohammad Esam MAHROUS

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Iyad MAHROUS, b) Iyad MAHRUS

 

Date of Birth: 

12/05/1971

 

Citizenship:

Syria

 

Passport Information:

N006478882

 

Additional Information:

Owns and operates Syria-based Mahrous Group.

Schedule 2 – Designations and declarations declared to have effect

Designated and declared persons – subregulations 6(1) and 6(2)

 

1

Name of Individual:

Ghassan ABBAS 

 

Date of Birth: 

10/03/1960

 

Place of Birth:

Homs, Syria

 

Additional Information:

Brigadier General linked to the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC). 

   

 

2

Name of Individual:

Bayan BITAR

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Bayan AL-BITAR

 

Date of Birth: 

08/03/1947

 

Address:

PO Box 11037, Damascus, Syria

 

Additional Information:

Managing Director/Director General, Organisation for Technological Industries (OTI). OTI is a subsidiary of the Syrian Ministry of Defence.

   

 

3

Name of Individual:

Amr ARMANZI

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Amr Muhammad Najib AL-ARMANZI, b) Amr Najib ARMANAZI, c) Amrou AL-ARMANAZY, d) Amr ARMANAZI

 

Date of Birth: 

07/02/1944

 

Additional Information:

Director General of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC). 

   

 

4

Name of Individual:

Aziz ALLOUCH

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Aziz Ahmad ALLUSH

 

Date of Birth: 

26/10/1977

 

Additional Information:

General Director, Technolab.

   

 

5

Name of Individual:

Muhammed Bin-Muhammed Faris QUWAYDIR

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Muhammad KWEIDER, b) Muhammad KWEITER, c) Samir QASSAR, d) Muhammad QUAYDIR

 

Date of Birth:

21/07/1967

 

Passport Information:

004123298

 

Additional Information:

Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC) Contracts Director. 

   

 

6

Name of Individual:

Hala SIRHAN

 

Also known as (aka):

Halah Sirhan

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

7

Name of Individual:

Ayman AHMAD

 

Date of Birth:

01/02/1971

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

8

Name of Individual:

Yusuf AL-HATUM

 

Date of Birth:

05/01/1966

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

9

Name of Individual:

Mashhur AL-HUSAYN

 

Date of Birth: 

01/01/1961

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

10

Name of Individual:

Haytham ASMAR

 

Date of Birth: 

02/11/1969

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

11

Name of Individual:

Lu-ay DA-UD

 

Date of Birth:

13/10/1962

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

12

Name of Individual:

Rajab DAYYUB

 

Date of Birth:

01/01/1963

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

13

Name of Individual:

Thair DAYYUB

 

Date of Birth: 

01/12/1971

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

14

Name of Individual:

Man GHANIM

 

Date of Birth:

03/05/1970

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

15

Name of Individual:

Farhan MAHFUD

 

Date of Birth:

11/09/1966

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

16

Name of Individual:

Yusuf MATUQ

 

Date of Birth:

30/05/1981

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

17

Name of Individual:

Misbah MIRDASH

 

Date of Birth: 

02/01/1970

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

18

Name of Individual:

Zuhayr RABAH

 

Date of Birth: 

07/01/1956

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

      19

Name of Individual:

Iyad SALIM

 

Date of Birth: 

12/12/1970

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

20

Name of Individual:

Muzhir SHARBA

 

Date of Birth:

23/02/1970

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

21

Name of Individual:

Muhammad Khayr SUKHAYTAH

 

Date of Birth:

18/05/1965

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

22

Name of Individual:

Akram SULAYMAN

 

Date of Birth:

14/04/1967

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

23

Name of Individual:

Muhammad Hisham Fuad YUSUF

 

Date of Birth:

29/07/1965

 

Citizenship: 

Syria

 

Additional Information:

Employee of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

Schedule 3 – Designations declared to have effect

Designated Entities – paragraph 6(1)(a)

 

Item

Description

 

1

Name of Entity:

Syriss Logistics and Services

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Syriss, b) Guangzhou Syriss Logistics & Services, c) Syriss Group Limited, d) Syriss Logistics and Service Company

 

Address:

a) Head Office, Suite 707, Oriental Finance Building, 140 Dong Feng Xi Road, Guangzhou 510000, China; b) Marine Logistics Office, Suite 912, Nan You Building, 142 Dongfeng Xi Road, Guangzhou, China; c) Air Logistics Office, Suite 419, Nan You Building, 142 Dongfeng Xi Road, Guangzhou, China; d) Marine Warehouse, Baiyun Area, Shijing Town, 20 Qingfeng Qinglong Road, Guangzhou, China; e) Baramkeh Free Zone, Damascus, Syria; f) Jebel Ali Free Zone, W.H. # WF06, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates; g) Ras Al Khor Industrial 3, Warehouse # 2, Al Aweer, United Arab Emirates; h) Exit 19 Al Manakh area, W.H. #364, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

Additional Information:

Linked to Yona Star International. 

 

 

 

2

Name of Entity:

Mahrous Group

 

Also known as (aka): 

a) Al Mahrus Group Trading Company, b) Mahrous Trading Establishment, c) Mahrous Trading Institute, d) Mahrus Group, e) Mahrus Trading Establishment.

 

Address:

a) Rawda Street, Damascus, Syria; b) Al Rawdah, Damascus, Syria.

 

Additional Information:

Has supported and acted for the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC). 

   

 

3

Name of Entity:

Mahrous Trading FZE

 

Also known as (aka): 

Mahrus Trading FZE

 

Address:

P.O. Box 16111, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.

 

Additional Information:

Has supported and acted for the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC). 

Schedule 4 – Designations declared to have effect

Designated Entities – paragraphs 6(1)(a) and 6(2)(a)

 

Item

Description

 

1

Name of Entity:

Higher Institute of Applied Science and Technology

 

Address:

P.O. Box 31983, Barzeh, Damascus, Syria

 

Additional Information:

Affiliated with, and a subsidiary of, the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC). 

   

 

2

Name of Entity:

Expert Partners

 

Also known as (aka):

Experts Partners

 

Address:

Rukn Addin, Saladin Street, Building 5, P.O. Box 7006, Damascus, Syria

 

Additional Information:

Acts as a proxy for the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC). 

   

 

3

Name of Entity:

Organisation for Technological Industries

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Technical Industries Corporation (TIC), b) Organization for Technological Industries, c) The Organization for Technical Industries

 

Address:

Sham Algadida OTip Box, P.O. Box 11037, Damascus, Syria

 

Additional Information:

Subsidiary of the Syrian Ministry of Defence.

   

 

4

Name of Entity:

National Standards and Calibration Laboratory

 

Also known as (aka):

National Calibration Centre

 

Address:

P.O. Box 4470, Damascus, Syria

 

Additional Information:

Affiliated with, and a subsidiary of, the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

5

Name of Entity:

Megatrade

 

Address:

Aleppo Street, P.O. Box 5966, Damascus, Syria

 

Additional Information:

A company used by the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC). 

   

 

6

Name of Entity:

Yona Star International

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Unistar Company, b) Yona Holding, c) Yona Star d) Yona Star Company, e) Yona Star Shipping, f) Yona Star Trading International Co. Ltd.

 

Address:

a) Damascus Airport Free Zone, Damascus, Syria; b) Al Maktoum Street, Building MM Office #7, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

Additional Information:

Has long acted as a shipping agent for the Syrian Arab Air Force, as well as other designated Government of Syria entities, including the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC), Air Force Intelligence and the Army Supply Bureau. The company has offices in Damascus and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

   

 

7

Name of Entity:

Sigma Tech

 

Also known as (aka): 

Sigma Tech Company

 

Address:

Fayez Mansour Street, Building No 35, Floor No 2, Baramkeh, P.O. Box 34081, Damascus, Syria

 

Additional Information:

Linked to the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

8

Name of Entity:

Technolab

 

Also known as (aka):

a) Techno Lab

 

Address:

Trabolsi Building, 2nd Floor, Main Road, Deir El Zahrani, Nabatieh, Lebanon

 

Registration Number:

6000845 Nabatieh, Lebanon

 

Additional Information:

A Lebanon-based supplier of science and technology materials that has been a supplier for the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC) since at least 2012. Its Director-General, Aziz Allouch, functions as a supplier of technical equipment and components.

   

 

9

Name of Entity:

Syrian Company for Information Technology

 

Also known as (aka):

a) SCIT

 

Address:

P.O. Box 11037, Damascus, Syria

 

Additional Information:

A subsidiary of the Organisation for Technological Industries, and therefore the Syrian Ministry of Defence.

   

 

10

Name of Entity:

Shadi for Cars Trading

 

Address:

Tayyouneh-Bdeir Building, 2nd floor, Beirut, Lebanon

 

Additional Information:

Used by the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

   

 

11

Name of Entity:

Denise Company

 

Address:

Tayyouneh-Bdeir Building, 2nd floor, Beirut, Lebanon

 

Additional Information:

Used by the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).

 

Link:

Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons – Syria) List 2017

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