Federal Register: December 26, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 247)

DOCID: FR Doc E6-22069

DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Foreign Assets Control Office

NOTICE: NOTICES

ACTION: Sanctions; blocked persons, specially designated nationals, terrorists, narcotics traffickers, and foreign terrorist organizations:

DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice.

SUBJECT CATEGORY:

Additional Designation of Individual Pursuant to Executive Order 13224

DATES: The designation by the Secretary of the Treasury of the individual identified in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, is effective on December 19, 2006.

DOCUMENT SUMMARY:

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the name of one newlydesignated individual whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions
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With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.''

SUMMARY:

Terrorism-related blocked persons and entities; additional designations,

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC's Web site (http://www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24hour faxondemand service, tel.: 202/6220077. Background

On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the ``Order'') pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 17011706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. The Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.

Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to assist in, sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order.

On December 19, 2006, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in subsections 1(b), 1(c) or 1(d) of the Order, one individual whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224.

The additional designee is as follows:

AL GHABRA, Mohammed, East London, United Kingdom; DOB 1 Jun 1980; POB Damascus, Syria; nationality United Kingdom; Passport 094629366 (United Kingdom).

Dated: December 19, 2006.
Adam J. Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT

Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/6222490.