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Designations and updates

September 15, 2023

OFAC has posted a Notice announcing Iran-related designations an an update; a counter-terrorism designation and update; and non-proliferation and Syria updates.

The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List:
ABDOLLAHPOUR, Mohammad (Arabic: محمد عبدالله پور) (a.k.a. ABDOLLAH-POUR, Mohammad), Gilan Province, Iran; DOB 21 Mar 1963 to 20 Mar 1964; POB Astaneh Ashrafieh, Gilan, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male (individual) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS).

ABEDINEJAD, Alireza (Arabic: علیرضا عابدی نژاد), Tehran, Iran; DOB 16 Apr 1974; POB Shahre Rey, Tehran, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 0491500998 (Iran) (individual) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: DOURAN SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES).

ABEDZADEH, Abdolreza (Arabic: عبدالرضا عابدزاده) (a.k.a. ABED, Abdolreza; a.k.a. ABED, Abdul Reza), Iran; DOB 31 Oct 1962; POB Ahwaz, Khuzestan, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224, as amended by Executive Order 13886; Passport T47386686 (Iran) expires 15 Dec 2023; National ID No. 1756451699 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: KHATAM OL ANBIA GHARARGAH SAZANDEGI NOOH).

ALGHASI-MEHR, Delavar (Arabic: دلاور القاصی مهر) (a.k.a. ALGHASI MEHR, Delavar; a.k.a. ALGHASIMEHR, Delavar; a.k.a. ALQASI MEHR, Delavar), East Tehran Province, Iran; DOB 23 Aug 1974; POB Chegeni, Lorestan Province, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport M51374090 (Iran) issued 03 Nov 2024 (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN).

AMJADIAN, Hossein (Arabic: حسین امجدیان), Tehran, Iran; DOB 26 Jul 1971; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport H33409785 (Iran) expires 29 Feb 2020 (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN).

BAKHSH HABIBI, Roham (Arabic: رهام بخش حبيبی) (a.k.a. BAKHSH HABIBI, Raham), Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran; DOB 24 Oct 1964; POB Basht, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; LEF Commander Fars Province (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN).

GHEIB PARVAR, Gholamhossein (Arabic: غلامحسین غیب پرور) (a.k.a. GHEIB PARVAR, Gholam Hossein; a.k.a. GHEYB PARVAR, Gholam Hossein; a.k.a. GHEYBPARVAR, Gholam Hossein), Iran; DOB 22 Dec 1960; POB Shiraz, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport R55505958 (Iran) (individual) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS).

GHOLIZADEH, Majid (Arabic: مجید قلی زاده) (a.k.a. GHOLI ZADEH, Majid; a.k.a. GHOLIA ZADEH, Majid; a.k.a. GHOLIZADEH ZAHMATKESH, Majid (Arabic: مجید قلی زاده زحمت کش); a.k.a. QOLIZADEH, Majid), Iran; DOB 01 Mar 1962 to 31 Mar 1963; POB Tehran, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 0042851882 (Iran); Director of Tasnim News Agency (individual) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: TASNIM NEWS AGENCY).

GOUDARZI, Mohammad Moazzami (Arabic: محمد معظمی گودرزی) (a.k.a. GOUDARZI, Mohammad Moazami), Tehran, Iran; DOB 21 Mar 1957; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport J43303959 (Iran) expires 16 Oct 2022 (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN).

KASAEI, Soheila (Arabic: سهیلا کسايی) (a.k.a. KASA'I, Soheila; a.k.a. KASA'I, Soheyla), Tehran, Iran; DOB 30 Jun 1975; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Female; Passport T34583776 (Iran) expires 18 Aug 2020; National ID No. 0062452169 (Iran); Birth Certificate Number 1876 (Iran) (individual) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: DOURAN SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES).

MAJIDI, Mazaher (Arabic: مظاهر مجيدی), No 36, Shaqayeq St, Qahreman St, E'temadieh Street, Hamedan, Iran; DOB 26 May 1960; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport K30861618 (Iran); National ID No. 3872316141 (Iran); Birth Certificate Number 3277 (Iran) (individual) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS).

MOGHADAM FAR, Hamidreza (Arabic: حمید رضا مقدم فر) (a.k.a. MOGHADAM FAR, Hamid Reza; a.k.a. MOGHADDAM, Hamidreza (Arabic: حمید رضا مقدم)), Iran; DOB 01 Mar 1961 to 31 Mar 1962; POB Tehran, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 0042729890 (Iran) (individual) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS).

MOHAMMADI, Gholamali (Arabic: غلامعلی محمدی) (a.k.a. MOHAMMADI, Gholam'ali; a.k.a. MOHAMMADI, Golamali), Iran; DOB 22 Jun 1963; POB Tehran, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 0049770926 (Iran); Head of Iran's Prisons Organization (individual) [IRAN-HR].

MONTAZEROLMEHDI, Saeed (Arabic: سعید منتظرالمهدی) (a.k.a. MONTAZER AL-MAHDI, Said; a.k.a. MONTAZERUL-MAHDI, Mohammad Saeed), Tehran, Iran; DOB 08 Nov 1971; POB Tehran, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Social Deputy and Spokesperson of the Iranian Police (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN).

MOUSAABADI, Abbasali Mohammadian (a.k.a. MOHAMMADIAN, Abbas Ali; a.k.a. MOHAMMADIAN, Abbas-Ali (Arabic: عباسعلی محمدیان); a.k.a. MUSAABADI, Abbas'Ali Mohammadian), Tehran, Iran; DOB 20 Feb 1964; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport L29764521 (Iran); National ID No. 5129832620 (Iran) (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN).

NADERIAN, Ahmad (Arabic: احمد نادریان), Iran; DOB 21 Jul 1967; POB Zabol, Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 5339852334 (Iran) (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN).

NAJAFIANPUR, Amer (Arabic: عامر نجفیان پور) (a.k.a. NAJAFIANPOUR, Amer), Tehran, Iran; DOB 23 Sep 1975; POB Varamin, Tehran, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 0410833738 (Iran) (individual) [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: DOURAN SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES).

POURJAMSHIDIAN, Ali Akbar (Arabic: علی اکبر پورجمشیدیان) (a.k.a. POURJAMSHIDIAN, Aliakbar), Iran; DOB 30 Dec 1962; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport V43937498 (Iran) expires 18 Dec 2022 (individual) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS).

REYHANI, Bahman (Arabic: بهمن ریحانی), Kermanshah, Iran; DOB 20 Feb 1965; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport E51007873 (Iran) expires 30 Sep 2024 (individual) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS).

SAFAVI, Seyyed Khalil (Arabic: سید خلیل صفوی) (a.k.a. SAFAVI, Seyed Khalil), Rezvanshahr, Gilan Province, Iran; DOB 01 Sep 1966; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 3501325266 (Iran); LEF Commander of Rezvanshahr City, Gilan Province (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN).

SARANI, Khodarahm (Arabic: خدارحم سارانی), Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran; DOB 21 Mar 1976; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; IRGC Commander in Zahedan (individual) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS).

SHAHRESTANI, Hassan Mofakhami (Arabic: حسن مفخمی شهرستانی) (a.k.a. MOFAKHAMI, Hassan; a.k.a. SHAHRASHTANI, Hasan; a.k.a. SHAHRASHTANI, Hassan Mofakhmi), No. 16, Shahid Ahmad Mohammadi Alley, Rasht, Gilan Province, Iran; DOB 28 Aug 1976; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Birth Certificate Number 1609 (Iran) (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN).

SHAKARAMI, Jamal (Arabic: جمال شاکرمی) (a.k.a. MOHAMMAD MIRZA, Jamal Shah Karami; a.k.a. SHAH KARAMI, Jamal; a.k.a. SHAH KARAMI, Jamal Mohammad Mirza; a.k.a. SHAHKARAMI, Jamal; a.k.a. SHAKRAMI, Jamal), 1859 Mahdieh Hoveyzeh, Ilam, Iran; Apartmani Houses M Mu'allim, Ilam 6931168911, Iran; DOB 23 Nov 1969; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 4500393846 (Iran); Birth Certificate Number 586 (Iran) (individual) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS).

TAHERI, Ahmad (Arabic: احمد طاهری), No. 29, Yekom Golsorkh St, Ghods Madar Blv, Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran; DOB 25 Jul 1963; POB Teymor Abad neighborhood, Zabol, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 3672586654 (Iran); Birth Certificate Number 883 (Iran) (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN).

TIRANDAZ, Payam (Arabic: پیام تیرانداز), Iran; DOB Mar 1980 to Mar 1981; POB Kermanshah, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 3255338395 (Iran) (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: FARS NEWS AGENCY).

The following entities have been added to OFAC's SDN List:
FARS NEWS AGENCY (Arabic: خبرگزاری فارس) (a.k.a. FARS NEWS AGENCY CULTURAL INSTITUTE (Arabic: مؤسسه فرهنگی خبرگزاری فارس)), Number 1, Shahrood Alley, Ferdowsi Square, Tehran 115999346717, Iran; Website www.farsnews.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Organization Established Date 26 Oct 1998; National ID No. 10100426798 (Iran); Registration Number 10581 (Iran) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS).

PRESS TV (Arabic: پرس تی وی) (a.k.a. PRESS TV LIMITED), 4 East 2nd St., Farhang Blvd, Saadat Abad, Tehran 19977-66411, Iran; Website http://www.presstv.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Business Registration Number 10957861 (United Kingdom) expires 30 Nov 2021 [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN BROADCASTING).

TASNIM NEWS AGENCY (Arabic: خبرگزاری تسنیم) (a.k.a. ATI SAZAN FARHANG TASNIM INSTITUTE; a.k.a. TASNIM CULTURAL INSTITUTION ORGANIZATION (Arabic: موسسه آتی سازان فرهنگ تسنیم)), South Side First Floor, 2 Plaque 12 Pourfallah Street-Shahid Doctor Hassan Azdi St, Tehran, Iran; Website www.tasnimnews.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 10320794964 (Iran); Business Registration Number 29478 (Iran) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS).

YAFTAR PAZHOHAN PISHTAZ RAYANESH LIMITED COMPANY (Arabic: یافتار پژوهان پیشتاز رایانش) (a.k.a. YAFTAR COMPANY; a.k.a. YAFTAR LEADING RESEARCHERS COMPUTING; a.k.a. YAFTAR PAJOOHAN PISHTAZ RAYANESH), No 56, 4th and 5th floors, Ghasemi Alley, Shahid Akbari Boulevard, Azadi St, Tehran, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 10320862133 (Iran); Business Registration Number 436501 (Iran) [IRAN-EO13846].

The following changes have been made to OFAC's SDN List:
NAJIB, Atif (a.k.a. NAJEEB, Atef; a.k.a. NAJIB, Atef); POB Jablah, Syria; Brigadier General; Position: Former head of the Syrian Political Security Directorate for Dar'a Province (individual) [SYRIA]. -to- NAJIB, Atif (a.k.a. NAJEEB, Atef; a.k.a. NAJIB, Atef), Syria; DOB 1960; POB Jablah, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male; Former head of the Syrian Political Security Directorate for Dar'a Province (individual) [SYRIA].

SALIMI, Hosein (a.k.a. SALAMI, Hoseyn; a.k.a. SALAMI, Hossein; a.k.a. SALAMI, Hussayn); nationality Iran; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Passport D08531177 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [NPWMD] [IRGC] [IFSR]. -to- SALIMI, Hosein (a.k.a. SALAMI, Hoseyn; a.k.a. SALAMI, Hossein; a.k.a. SALAMI, Hussayn), Tehran, Iran; DOB 1960; POB Golpayegan, Isfahan province, Iran; nationality Iran; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport D08531177 (Iran); Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (individual) [SDGT] [NPWMD] [IRGC] [IFSR].

First published on 09/15/2023

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