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E6–13774 Filed 8–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designation of Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13338 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of two newly designated individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13338 of May 11, 2004, ‘‘Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting the Export of Certain Goods to Syria.’’ DATES: The designation by the Secretary of the Treasury of the two individuals identified in this notice pursuant to Executive Order 13338 is effective on August 15, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:34 Aug 21, 2006 Jkt 208001 facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service, tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On May 11, 2004, the President issued Executive Order 13338 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq., the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq., the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2003, Public Law 108–175, and section 301 of title 3, United States Code. 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Section 3 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property of the following persons, that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons: Persons who are determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, (1) to be or to have been directing or otherwise significantly contributing to the Government of Syria’s provision of safe haven to or other support for any person whose property or interests in property are blocked under the United States law for terrorism-related reasons; (2) to be or to have been directing or otherwise significantly contributing to the Government of Syria’s military or security presence in Lebanon; (3) to be or to have been directing or otherwise significantly contributing to the Government of Syria’s pursuit of the development and production of chemical, biological, or nuclear weapons and medium- and long-range surface-to-surface missiles; (4) to be or to have been directing or otherwise significantly contributing to any steps taken by the Government of Syria to undermine the United States and international efforts with respect to the stabilization and reconstruction of Iraq; or (5) to be owned or controlled by, or acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any person whose property or interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order. On August 15, 2006, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 in the Order, two individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13338. The list of additional designees is as follows: 1. Ikhtiyar, Hisham (a.k.a. Al Ikhteyar, Hisham; a.k.a. Al Ikhtiyar, Hisham; a.k.a. Al-Ikhtiyar, Hisham; a.k.a. AlIkhtiyar, Hisham Ahmad; a.k.a. Bakhtiar, Hisham; a.k.a. Bakhtiyar, Hisham; a.k.a. Ichtijar, Hisham; a.k.a. Ikhteyar, Hisham), Maliki, Damascus, Syria; DOB 1941; Major General; Director, Syria Ba’ath Party Regional Command National Security Bureau 2. Jami Jami (a.k.a. Jama’ Jama’; a.k.a. Jamea, Jamea Kamil; a.k.a. Jam’i Jam’i); DOB 16 Jun 1954; POB Jablah, Zama, Syria; Brigadier General Dated: August 15, 2006. Barbara C. Hammerle, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Additional Designation of Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 
13338

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control 
(``OFAC'') is publishing the names of two newly designated individuals 
whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to 
Executive Order 13338 of May 11, 2004, ``Blocking Property of Certain 
Persons and Prohibiting the Export of Certain Goods to Syria.''

DATES: The designation by the Secretary of the Treasury of the two 
individuals identified in this notice pursuant to Executive Order 13338 
is effective on August 15, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance 
Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department 
of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622-2490.

SUPPLEMENTARY 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 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622-0077.

Background

    On May 11, 2004, the President issued Executive Order 13338 (the 
``Order'') pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 
50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq., the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1601 et 
seq., the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act 
of 2003, Public Law 108-175, and section 301 of title 3, United States 
Code. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to 
address the threat posed by the actions of the Government of Syria in 
supporting terrorism, continuing its occupation of Lebanon, pursuing 
weapons of mass destruction and missile programs, and undermining the 
United States and international efforts with respect to the 
stabilization and reconstruction of Iraq.
    Section 3 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all 
property and interests in property of the following persons, that are 
in the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or 
that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United 
States persons: Persons who are determined by the Secretary of the 
Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, (1) to be or to 
have been directing or otherwise significantly contributing to the 
Government of Syria's provision of safe haven to or other support for 
any person whose property or interests in property are blocked under 
the United States law for terrorism-related reasons; (2) to be or to 
have been directing or otherwise significantly contributing to the 
Government of Syria's military or security presence in Lebanon; (3) to 
be or to have been directing or otherwise significantly contributing to 
the Government of Syria's pursuit of the development and production of 
chemical, biological, or nuclear weapons and medium- and long-range 
surface-to-surface missiles; (4) to be or to have been directing or 
otherwise significantly contributing to any steps taken by the 
Government of Syria to undermine the United States and international 
efforts with respect to the stabilization and reconstruction of Iraq; 
or (5) to be owned or controlled by, or acting or purporting to act for 
or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any person whose property or 
interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order.
    On August 15, 2006, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation 
with the Secretary of State, designated, pursuant to one or more of the 
criteria set forth in the Order, two individuals whose property and 
interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13338.
    The list of additional designees is as follows:
    1. Ikhtiyar, Hisham (a.k.a. Al Ikhteyar, Hisham; a.k.a. Al 
Ikhtiyar, Hisham; a.k.a. Al-Ikhtiyar, Hisham; a.k.a. Al-Ikhtiyar, 
Hisham Ahmad; a.k.a. Bakhtiar, Hisham; a.k.a. Bakhtiyar, Hisham; a.k.a. 
Ichtijar, Hisham; a.k.a. Ikhteyar, Hisham), Maliki, Damascus, Syria; 
DOB 1941; Major General; Director, Syria Ba'ath Party Regional Command 
National Security Bureau
    2. Jami Jami (a.k.a. Jama' Jama'; a.k.a. Jamea, Jamea Kamil; a.k.a. 
Jam'i Jam'i); DOB 16 Jun 1954; POB Jablah, Zama, Syria; Brigadier 
General

    Dated: August 15, 2006.
Barbara C. Hammerle,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. E6-13810 Filed 8-21-06; 8:45 am]
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