May 22, 2019: EU, OFSI remove 9, amend 29 under Syria program

On Wednesday, UK regulators implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/798 by removing the following 7 people:

1. AL-JASSIM Fahid

Title: Lt. General a.k.a: AL-JASSIM, Fahd Position: Chief of Staff Other Information: Military official involved in the violence in Homs Listed on: 02/12/2011 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12414

2. JARAD Ahmed Yousef

Title: Brigadier General a.k.a: (1) JARAD, Ahmad, Yousef (2) JARAD, Ahmad, Youssef (3) JARAD, Ahmed, Youssef (4) JARRAD, Ahmad, Yousef (5) JARRAD, Ahmad, Youssef (6) JARRAD, Ahmed, Yousef (7) JARRAD, Ahmed, Youssef Position: Commander of 132nd Brigade Listed on: 24/01/2012 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12464.

3. MAKHLOUF Mohsin

Title: Brigadier General Listed on: 24/01/2012 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12473.

4. HASSAN Suheil Salman

Title: Major General a.k.a: HASSAN, Suhail, Salman Position: Commander of 5th Division Listed on: 24/01/2012 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12476.

5. AL ZU’BI Omran Ahed

DOB: 27/09/1959. POB: Damascus a.k.a: (1) AL ZO’BI, Omran, Ahed (2) AL ZOU’BI, Omran , Ahed (3) AL ZOUBI, Omran, Ahed Other Information: Former Minister of Information Listed on: 16/10/2012 Last Updated: 07/06/2017 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12780.

6. AL SAYED Mohammed Turki

Position: Former Minister of Industry Listed on: 16/10/2012 Last Updated: 30/05/2014 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12786.

7. AL-DIN Isam Zahr

Title: Brigadier General DOB: –/–/1961. POB: Tarba, As-Suwayda province Syria a.k.a: (1) AL-DEEN, Issam , Zaher (2) AL-DIN, Isam, Zuhair (3) ASSADLLAH, Nafed (4) ZAHREDDINE, Issam (5) ZAHRUDDIN, Essam (6) ZAHRUDDIN, Issam (7) ZOHRUDDIN, Isam Other Information: Holds the rank of Brigadier General, a senior officer in the Republican Guard, in post after May 2011. Listed on: 18/07/2017 Last Updated: 27/09/2017 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13500.

and 2 entities:

1. DREX TECHNOLOGIES HOLDING S.A.

Address: 17 rue Beaumont, Luxembourg (previous address), L-1219. Other Information: Registered in Luxembourg under number B77616. Beneficial owner is Rami Makhlouf Listed on: 17/08/2012 Last Updated: 17/08/2012 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12736.

2. DK GROUP

a.k.a: (1) DK Group Sarl (2) DK Middle- East & Africa Regional Office Address: (1) Azarieh Building, Block 03, 5th Floor Azarieh Street, Solidere Downtown, PO Box 11-503, Beirut, Lebanon.(2) DK Middle-East & Africa Regional Office, Peres Lazaristes Center, No. 3, 5th Floor, Emir Bachir Street, Beirut Central District, Bachoura Sector, Beirut, Lebanon.Other Information: DK Group supplies new banknotes to the Central Bank of Syria. Listed on: 09/03/2015 Last Updated: 09/03/2015 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13240.

from its Syria sanctions program: and amending the following 29:

1. ZAYTUN Muhammad Dib

DOB: 20/05/1951. POB: Jubba, Damascus province, Syria a.k.a: (1) ZEITOUN, Mohammed, Dib (2) ZEITUN, Mohamed, Dib Passport Details: D000001300 (Diplomatic) Position: Head of General Security Directorate Listed on: 10/05/2011 Last Updated: 02/06/2015 22/05/2019 Group ID: 11907.

2. ABBAS Amjad

a.k.a: AL-ABBAS, Amjad Position: Head of Political Security in Banyas Other Information: Former Head of Political Security in Banyas Listed on: 10/05/2011 Last Updated: 04/07/2018 22/05/2019 Group ID: 11912.

3. HASSAN Jamil

Title: Major General DOB: –/–/1953 07/07/1953 POB: Quasayr, Homs province, Syria a.k.a: (1) AL-HASSAN, Jamil (2) HASSAN, Jameel Position: Head of Syrian Air Force Intelligence Other Information: Major-General in the Syrian Air Force. Listed on: 10/05/2011 Last Updated: 01/10/2016 22/05/2019 Group ID: 11906.

4. BILAL Mohammed

Title: Colonel Brigadier General a.k.a: BILAL, Lieutenant Colonel, Muhammad Position: Senior officer in the Air Force Intelligence Service of Syria Other Information: He is associated with the listed Scientific Studies Research Centre (SSRC). Listed on: 22/10/2014 Last Updated: 22/10/2014 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13162.

5. AL HASSAN Bassam

DOB: –/–/1953 a.k.a: AL HASAN, Bassam Position: Presidential Advisor for Strategic Affairs Listed on: 24/05/2011 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 11935.

6. YOUNES Tawfiq

Title: Major General a.k.a: (1) YOUNES, Tawfik (2) YUNES, Tawfig (3) YUNES, Tawfik Position: Head of the Department for Internal Security of the General Intelligence Directorate Other Information: Former Head of the Department for Internal Security of the General Intelligence Directorate Listed on: 02/08/2011 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12025.

7. AL-ALI Lu’ai

Title: Colonel POB: Jablah, Latakia Province a.k.a: (1) AL-ALI, Loai (2) AL-ALI, Louay Position: Head of Syrian Military Intelligence, Dara’a Branch Listed on: 15/11/2011 Last Updated: 02/06/2015 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12210.

8. BARAKAT Ali

Title: Brigadier Major General Position: 103rd Brigade of the Republican Guard Division. Listed on: 02/12/2011 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12417.

9. MAKHLUF Talal

Title: Major General a.k.a: MAKHLOUF, Talal Position: Current commander general of the Republican Guards. Commander of the 2nd Corps. Other Information: Former commander of the 105th Brigade of the Republican Guards. Former commander general of the Republican Guards. Listed on: 02/12/2011 Last Updated: 04/07/2018 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12418.

10. KHADDOR Mohamed

Title: Brigadier Major General a.k.a: (1) KHADDOR, Mohammad (2) KHADDOR, Mohammed (3) KHADDOR, Muhammad (4) KHADDOUR, Mohamed (5) KHADDOUR, Mohammad (6) KHADDOUR, Mohammed (7) KHADDOUR, Muhammad (8) KHADDUR, Mohamed (9) KHADDUR, Mohammad (10) KHADDUR, Mohammed (11) KHADDUR, Muhammad (12) KHADOUR, Mohamed (13) KHADOUR, Mohammad (14) KHADOUR, Mohammed (15) KHADOUR, Muhammad (16) KHUDOUR, Mohamed (17) KHUDOUR, Mohammad (18) KHUDOUR, Mohammed (19) KHUDOUR, Muhammad Position: Commander of the 106th Brigade, Presidential Guard Listed on: 24/01/2012 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12475.

11. IBRAHIM Mohamed Heikmat

a.k.a: (1) IBRAHIM, Mohamed, Hekmat (2) IBRAHIM, Mohamed, Hikmat (3) IBRAHIM, Mohammad, Heikmat (4) IBRAHIM, Mohammad, Hekmat (5) IBRAHIM, Mohammad, Hikmat (6) IBRAHIM, Mohammed, Heikmat (7) IBRAHIM, Mohammed, Hekmat (8) IBRAHIM, Mohammed, Hikmat (9) IBRAHIM, Muhammad, Heikmat (10) IBRAHIM, Muhammad, Hekmat (11) IBRAHIM, Muhammad, Hikmat Position: Head of Operations Branch (Political Security Directorate) Other Information: Former Head of Operations Branch (Political Security Directorate) Listed on: 24/01/2012 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12480.

12. QADOUR Burhan

Title: Brigadier General a.k.a: (1) QADDOUR, Burhan (2) QADDUR, Burhan Position: Head of Branch 291 (Damascus) of the army’s intelligence service. Other Information: Former Head of Branch 291 (Damascus) of the army’s intelligence service. Listed on: 24/07/2012 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12706.

13. AL-ABDULLAH Suhail

Title: Colonel Brigadier General a.k.a: (1) AL-ABDALLAH, Suhail (2) AL-ABDALLAH, Suheil (3) AL-ABDULLAH, Suheil Position: Head of the Latakia Branch of the air force’s intelligence service. Listed on: 24/07/2012 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12714.

14. LUQA Hussam

Title: Brigadier Major General DOB: –/–/1964 POB: Damascus a.k.a: (1) LOUCA, Housam (2) LOUCA, Houssam (3) LOUCA, Husam (4) LOUCA, Hussam (5) LOUKA, Housam (6) LOUKA, Houssam (7) LOUKA, Husam (8) LOUKA, Hussam (9) LOUQA, Housam (10) LOUQA, Houssam (11) LOUQA, Husam (12) LOUQA, Hussam (13) LUKA, Housam (14) LUKA, Houssam (15) LUKA, Husam (16) LUKA, Hussam (17) LUQA, Housam (18) LUQA, Houssam (19) LUQA, Husam Position: Head of the Homs branch of the Political Security Directorate Other Information: Former Head of the Homs branch of the Political Security Directorate Listed on: 24/07/2012 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12718.

15. AL-JARROUCHEH Ahmed

DOB: –/–/1957. a.k.a: (1) AL-JAROUCHA, Ahmad (2) AL-JAROUCHA, Ahmed (3) AL- JAROUCHAH, Ahmad (4) ALJAROUCHAH, Ahmed (5) AL-JAROUCHEH, Ahmad (6) AL- JAROUCHEH, Ahmed (7) AL-JAROUSHA, Ahmad (8) ALJAROUSHA, Ahmed (9) AL- JAROUSHEH, Ahmad (10) AL-JAROUSHEH, Ahmed (11) AL-JARROUCHEH, Ahmad Position: Head of the foreign branch of General Intelligence (branch 279) Other Information: Responsible for General Intelligence arrangements in Syrian embassies Former Head of the foreign branch of General Intelligence (branch 279) Listed on: 24/07/2012 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12724.

16. AL WEZ Hazwan

Title: Dr. a.k.a: AL WAZZ, Hazwan Position: Minister of Education Other Information: Former Minister of Education Listed on: 16/10/2012 Last Updated: 31/05/2013 22/05/2019 Group ID: 12772.

17. AL-SABBAN Bishr

DOB: –/–/1966 POB: Damascus, Syria a.k.a: (1) AL-SABBAN, Bishr, Mazin (2) AL- SABBAN, Mohammed Bishr Other Information: Former Governor of Damascus, who was appointed by, and is associated with, Bashar al-Assad. Supports the regime and is responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population in Syria, including engaging in discriminatory practices against Sunni communities within the capital. Listed on: 28/10/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2019 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13386.

18. ABDUL-QADER Ahmad Sheik

a.k.a: (1) ABDULQUADER, Ahmad, al-Sheik (2) QADIR, Ahmad, Sheikh, Abdul Other Information: Former Governor of Quneitra. Previously Governor of Latakia. Listed on: 28/10/2016 Last Updated: 28/10/2016 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13387.

19. KHALAF Ghassan Omar

Title: Dr Other Information: Former Governor of Hama and closely associated with members of a regime-affiliated militia in Hama known as the Hama Brigade. Listed on: 28/10/2016 Last Updated: 28/10/2016 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13388.

20. AL-SAYYED Khayr Al-Din

a.k.a: (1) AL-SAYYED, Khaireddin (2) AL-SAYYED, Khayr, al-Din, Abdul-Sattar (3) AL- SAYYED, Kheir, Eddin (4) AL-SAYYED, Kheredden (5) AL-SAYYED, Mohamed, Khair (6) ASAYED, Kheir, Eddib (7) AS-SAYYED, Khairuddin Other Information: Former Governor of Idlib. Associated with the regime’s Minister of Awqaf, Dr Mohammad Abdul-Satar al-Sayyed, who is his brother. Listed on: 28/10/2016 Last Updated: 28/10/2016 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13389.

21. AL-HASAN Nabil

DOB: –/–/1963. POB: Aleppo a.k.a: AL-HASSAN, Nabil Position: Minister of Water Resources Other Information: Former Minister of Water Resources Listed on: 14/11/2016 Last Updated: 15/11/2016 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13405.

22. AL-GHARBI Abdullah

DOB: –/–/1962. POB: Damascus a.k.a: AL-QIRBI, Abdullah Position: Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Other Information: Former Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Listed on: 14/11/2016 Last Updated: 15/11/2016 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13407.

23. DURGHAM Duraid

Position: Governor of the Central Bank of Syria Other Information: Former Governor of the Central Bank of Syria Listed on: 14/11/2016 Last Updated: 15/11/2016 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13413.

24. WANUS Ali

Title: Brigadier Major General DOB: 05/02/1964. a.k.a: WANNOUS, Ali Other Information: Holds the rank of Brigadier Major General, in post after May 2011. He is associated with the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre. Listed on: 18/07/2017 Last Updated: 18/07/2017 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13494.

25. YOUSEF Mohamed Mazen Ali

DOB: 17/05/1969. POB: Damascus Countryside, Syria Position: Minister of Industry Other Information: Former Minister of Industry. Appointed in January 2018. Listed on: 27/02/2018 Last Updated: 27/02/2018 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13613.

26. JAMALEDDINE Nazir Ahmad NAZER Jamal Eddin Mohammed

DOB: –/–/1962 02/01/1962 POB: Damascus, Syria a.k.a: (1) JAMALEDDINE, Nazir, Ahmad, Mohammed (2) NAZIR, Ahmad Nationality: Syrian Passport Details: N 011612445, issue no. 002-17-L022286 (place of issue: Syrian Arab Republic) National Identification no: 010-3028342 (Place of issue: Syrian Arab Republic) Position: Cofounder and majority shareholder of Apex Development and Projects LLC and founder of A’ayan Company for Projects and Equipment Other Information: Leading businessperson operating in Syria with significant investments in the construction industry, including a controlling 90 % stake in Apex Development and Projects LLC, which has entered into a USD 34,8 million joint venture for the construction of Marota City, a regime-backed luxury residential and commercial development. Through his participation in the Marota City development, Nazir Ahmad JamalEddine Jamal Eddin Mohammed Nazer benefits from and/or supports the Syrian regime. Listed on: 22/01/2019 Last Updated: 22/01/2019 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13753.

27. QADDOUR Hayan Mohammad Nazem KADDOUR Hayan

DOB: –/–/1970. (1) 14/07/1970 (2) 24/07/1970 POB: Damascus, Syria a.k.a: (1) NAZEM, Hayyan, Kaddour, bin, Mohammed (2) QADDOUR Hayan Mohammad Nazem Nationality: Syrian Nationality: (1) Syrian (2) Swiss Passport Details: X4662433 (place of issue: Switzerland); N 004599905 (place of issue: Syrian Arab Republic) Position: Primary Shareholder of Exceed Development and Investment Company Other Information: Leading businessperson operating in Syria, who holds a 67 % stake in Exceed Development and Investment, which has entered into a USD 17,7 million joint venture for the construction of Marota City, a regime- backed luxury residential and commercial development. Through his participation in the Marota City development, Hayan Mohammad Nazem Qaddour benefits from and/or supports the Syrian regime. Listed on: 22/01/2019 Last Updated: 22/01/2019 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13761.

28. AL-AZAB Imad Muwaffaq

DOB: –/–/1970. POB: Damascus Countryside Position: Minister of Information Listed on: 04/03/2019 Last Updated: 04/03/2019 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13773.

29. IBRAHIM Bassam Bashir

DOB: –/–/1960. POB: Hama Other Information: Minister of Higher Education. Appointed in November 2018. Listed on: 04/03/2019 Last Updated: 04/03/2019 22/05/2019 Group ID: 13774.

Links:

OFSI Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/798

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