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Hail Caesar! OFAC adds & amends Syria sanctions designations

In conjunction with the State Department’s pronouncements earlier today, OFAC added the following persons: AL-ASSAD, Asma (Arabic: اسماء الاسد) (a.k.a. AKHRAS, Asma; a.k.a. AL-AKHRAS, Asma), Damascus, Syria; DOB 11 Aug 1975; POB Acton, United Kingdom; nationality Syria; alt. nationality United Kingdom; Gender Female (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894].  AL-ASSAD, Bushra (Arabic: بشرى الاسد) (a.k.a. […]

And a Fact Sheet, too…

Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JUNE 17, 2020 Share The President signed into law the “Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019” (the Caesar Act) on December 20, 2019. Named after the Syrian photographer who bravely shared with the world thousands of photographs documenting […]

EU, OFSI remove 4 (really 5) from Syria sanctions

Today, UK regulators removed the following 3 persons: 1. HAYKAL, Maen Rizk Allah a.k.a: RIZKALLAH, Heikal, Bin Nationality: Syrian Position: Secondary Shareholder of Exceed Development and Investment Company Other Information: Leading businessperson operating in Syria, who holds a 33 % stake in Exceed Development and Investment, which has entered into […]

EU extends Syria sanctions for another year

Syria: Sanctions against the regime extended by one year The Council today extended EU restrictive measures against the Syrian regime for one additional year, until 1 June 2021. In line with the EU strategy on Syria, the EU decided to maintain its restrictive measures against the Syrian regime and its supporters, as the repressionof […]