The UK has designated six individuals as subject to financial sanctions and asset freeze measures under the Syria (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 2019/792). The designated persons are:

  • Muhammad Bara AL-QATIRJI,
  • Faisal AL-MIQDAD,
  • Luna AL-SHIBL,
  • Malik ALIAA,
  • Yasser Hussein IBRAHIM,
  • Zaid SALAH.

Separately, two entries under the UK’s Iran (Nuclear) financial sanctions regime have been amended.

These entries have been added to the UK sanctions list and to the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation’s Consolidated list of financial sanctions targets.


Ross Evans is a Senior Associate in the EU, Competition and Trade team in London, who specializes in advising companies in the technology, telecoms, engineering, and fintech sectors on how to manage a rapidly changing landscape of competition/antitrust, trade law, and national security and investment regimes. He regularly advises clients in relation to UK public interest intervention rules and national security and investment issues, and on global foreign investment review strategy, leveraging his expertise in trade and export control laws and competition merger control regimes, and an in-depth understanding of emerging technologies.