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OFSI amends 15 counter-terrorism designations

UK regulators have updated the following 10 individuals:

  1. ABDOLLAHI, Hamed
    Title: General DOB: 11/08/1960. POB: Iran a.k.a: (1) ABDOLLAHI, Hamed (2) SABERI, Mustafa, Abdollahi Nationality: Iran Passport Number: D9004878 Passport Details: Iranian Address: Iran. Position: Senior Quds Officer Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0001 Links to IRGC5: Soleimani, Shahlai, Shakuri and Arbabsiar. (UK Statement of Reasons): Hamed Abddollahi is a senior commander in the Iranian Revolutionary Guards-Qods Force (IRGC-QF). Mr Abddollahi has been accused of overseeing and coordinating the attempted assassination of Adel al-Jubeir, the Saudi ambassador to the US, in 2011. (Gender): Male Listed on: 17/10/2011 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 11/03/2022 Group ID: 12205.
  2. AL-NASSER, Abdelkarim Hussein Mohamed
    Title:Alleged leader of Saudi Hizballah POB:AlIhsa,SaudiArabiaa.k.a:(1)AL-NASSER, Abdelkarim, Hussein, Mohammed (2) AL-NASSER, Mohamed Nationality: Saudi Arabia Address: Iran. Position: Alleged Leader of Saudi Hizboallah Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0003 (UK Statement of Reasons): Abdelkarim Hussein Mohammed (Mohamed) Al-Nasser is the alleged leader of Saudi Hizballah. He is wanted by the FBI for his involvement in the Khobar Towers attack of 25 June 1996. (Gender): Male Listed on: 12/10/2001 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 11/03/2022 Group ID: 7008.
  3. ARBABSIAR, Manssor
    DOB: (1) 15/03/1955. (2) 06/03/1955. POB: Iran a.k.a: ARBABSIAR, Mansour Nationality: (1) Iran (2) United States Passport Number: C2002515 Passport Details: Iranian National Identification Number: 07442833 National Identification Details: USA driving licence, expiry date 15 March 2016 Address: (1) United States, 78664. 805 Cisco Valley CV, Round Rock, TX, United States, 78664 (2) 5403 Everhardt Road, Corpus Christi, TX, United States, 78411. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0004 Links to IRGC5: Soleimani, Shahlai, Abdollahi and Shakuri (UK Statement of Reasons):Manssor Arbabsiar is a US/Iranian national who pleaded guilty to participating in a plot to murder Adel al-Jubeir, the Saudi ambassador to the US in 2011. (Gender): Male Listed on: 17/10/2011 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 16/02/2022 11/03/2022 Group ID: 12206.
  4. ASADI, Assadollah
    DOB: 22/12/1971. POB: Tehran, Iran Nationality: Iran Passport Number: D9016657 Passport Details: Iranian diplomatic passport Position: Third Secretary, Iranian Embassy Vienna Address: Belgium Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0005 Links to Saied Hashemi Moghadam (UK Statement of Reasons): Assadollah Asadi was involved in the planning and preparation of a foiled terrorist attack against a meeting of Iranian exiles in Villepinte in June 2018. (Gender): Male Listed on: 09/01/2019 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 11/03/2022 Group ID: 13740.
  5. BOUYERI, Mohammed
    DOB: 08/03/1978. POB: Amsterdam, Netherlands a.k.a: (1) SOBIAR SOBAIR (2) ZOUBAIR, Abu (3) ZUBAIR, Abu Nationality: Netherlands Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0006 (UK Statement of Reasons): Mohammed Bouyeri was a member of the (now disbanded) Islamist terrorist Hofstad Group. Bouyeri murdered the film director Theo van Gogh in the Netherlands 2004. In 2005 he was found guilty of murder and of membership of a terrorist organisation. (Gender): Male Listed on: 05/02/2007 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 08/02/2022 11/03/2022 Group ID: 9018.
  6. EL-HAJJ, Hassan
    DOB: 22/03/1988. POB: Zaghdraiya, Sidon a.k.a: (1) El-Hajj (2) EL-HAJJ HASSAN, Hassan El-Hajj Nationality: Canada Passport Number: JX446643 Passport Details: Canadian Address: Lebanon. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0007 (UK Statement of Reasons): Mr El-Hajj is accused of having participated in the bombing of Burgas Airport which killed 6 people and injured 32 others. He is associated with the military wing of Hizballah, a terrorist organisation. Mr El-Hajj has been found guilty of complicity in the bombing of Burgas Airport, which killed 6 people and injured 32 others. He is associated with the military wing of Hizballah, a terrorist organisation. (Gender): Male Listed on: 23/12/2016 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 08/02/2022 11/03/2022 Group ID: 13442.
  7. MOGHADAM, Saeid Hashemi
    Title: Director General of Intelligence DOB: 06/08/1962. POB: Tehran, Iran a.k.a: MOGHADAM, Saeid, Hashemi Nationality: Iran Passport Number: D9016290 Passport Details: Iranian. Valid until 4.2.2019 Position: (1) Deputy Minister (2) Iranian Ministry of Intelligence and Security (Internal Security Directorate) Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0008 (UK Statement of Reasons): As a Director General of intelligence, Saeid Hashemi Moghadam was involved in the foiled terrorist attack against a meeting of the Iranian exiles in Villepinte in June 2018. As Director General of Intelligence in the Internal Security Directorate of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS), Saeid Hashemi Moghadam was involved in the foiled terrorist attack against a meeting of the Iranian exiles in Villepinte in June 2018. (Gender): Male Listed on: 09/01/2019 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 11/03/2022 Group ID: 13741.
  8. AL-DIN, Hasan Izz
    DOB: –/–/1963. POB: Lebanon a.k.a: (1) AL-DIN, Hassan, Izz (2) GARBAYA, Ahmed (3) SA’ID (4) SALWWAN, Samir Nationality: Lebanon Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0009 (UK Statement of Reasons): Hasan Izz Al-Din is a member of Saudi Lebanese Hizballah. He is wanted by the FBI for his involvement in the hijacking of a commercial airliner on 14 June 1985 during which various passengers and crewmembers were assaulted and one US citizen murdered. (Gender): Male Listed on: 12/10/2001 UK
    Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 16/02/2022 11/03/2022 Group ID: 7146.
  9. MELIAD, Farah
    DOB: 05/11/1980. POB: Sydney, Australia Nationality: Australia Passport Number: M2719127 Passport Details: Australia Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0010 (UK Statement of Reasons): Mr Farah Meliad has been found guilty is accused of having participated in the bombing of Burgas Airport, which killed 6 people and injured 32 others. He is associated with the terrorist group Hizballah. Listed on: 23/12/2016 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 08/02/2022 11/03/2022 Group ID: 13443.
  10. MARZOUK, Musa Abu
    Title: Doctor Dr DOB: 09/02/1951. POB: Gaza, Egypt a.k.a: (1) ABU-MARZUQ, Mousa, Mohamed, Abou (2) ABU-MARZUQ, Sa’id (3) ABU-‘UMAR (4) DR. MUSA (5) MARZOOK, Mousa, Abu, Mohammed (6) MARZUK, Musa, Abu Passport Number: 92/664 Passport Details: Egypt Position: Senior Hamas Official Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0017 (UK Statement of Reasons): Mr Marzouk is a senior Hamas official and has been the deputy leader of Hamas since 1997. He has publicly represented the proscribed military wing of Hamas. He has been involved in terrorist financing and has defended Hamas’ terrorist activity, including the targeting of civilians. (Gender): Male Listed on: 24/03/2004 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 11/03/2022 Group ID: 7888.

and 5 entities:

1. AL-AQSA E.V.
Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0023 (UK Statement of Reasons): Al-Aqsa EV is a fundraising organisation which has provided funds to Hamas Izz al-Din al-Qassem Brigades. Hamas Izz al-Din al-Qassem Brigades is a proscribed terrorist organisation in the UK and is listed under the EU’s CP931 Regime. The Hamas Izz al-Din al-Qassem Brigades haves been involved in terrorism and are a proscribed terrorist organisation in the UK. The Izz al-Din al-Qassem Brigades are also listed under the EU’s CP931 Regime. Accordingly, Al-Aqsa EV is or has been involved in terrorism and or has been associated with Hamas Izz al-Din al-Qassem Brigades. Listed on: 23/03/2005 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 11/03/2022 Group ID: 8531.

2. AL-AQSA MARTYRS' BRIGADE
Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0024 (UK Statement of Reasons): The Al- Aqsa Martyrs Brigade (AAMB) is a network of West Bank militias who have been responsible for a number of terrorist attacks. Listed on: 18/07/2002 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 11/03/2022 Group ID: 6975.

3. HAMAS INCLUDING IZZ AL-DIN AL-QASSAM BRIGADES
Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):CTI0031 (UK Statement of Reasons): Hamas has claimed responsibility for numerous terrorist attacks and including rocket strikes. It has also released statements that praise promote and encourage acts of terrorism. Listed on: 15/09/2003 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 20/01/2021 11/03/2022 Group ID: 7855.

4. EUSKADI TA ASKATASUNA (ETA)
a.k.a: Basque Homeland and Liberty Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0043 (UK Statement of Reasons): Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) seeks the creation of an independent state comprising the Basque regions of both Spain and France. It is responsible for the killings of over 800 individuals in numerous terrorist attacks since 1968, including but not limited to, the bombing of Hipercor in Barcelona (June 1987) and the killing of two policemen in France in December 2007. Its most recent attack, resulting in two deaths, took place in 2009. Listed on: 02/11/2001 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 11/03/2022 Group ID: 7083.

5. PARTIYA KARKEREN KURDISTANE (PKK)
Name (non-Latin script): Partiya Karkerên Kurdistanê (PKK)
a.k.a: Kurdistan Workers’ Party Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CTI0036 (UK Statement of Reasons): The PKK is a Kurdish terrorist organisation, proscribed by the UK, the EU and NATO, which was formed in the late 1970s and has claimed responsibility for numerous terrorist attacks, mainly against Turkish state security forces but also civilians. Its attacks are mainly carried out in Turkey’s largely Kurdish southeast. Cooperation exists between the PKK in Turkey and other Kurdish armed groups in the region situated along the Öcalan axis of support. These like-minded groups identify as being under the cross-border umbrella of the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK). Listed on: 02/11/2001 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 11/03/2022 Group ID: 7231.

listed under the Counter-Terrorism (International) Sanctions program.

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