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Extensive prohibitions block export or re-export to Syria of any USML items, export or re-export of U.S. goods intended as donations, use of any air carrier owned or controlled by Syria to provide foreign air transportation, and all property and interests in property of designated persons.

Syria Sanctions: Executive Orders

  • 13608 Prohibiting Certain Transactions With and Suspending Entry Into the United States of Foreign Sanctions Evaders With Respect to Iran and Syria (Effective Date—May 1, 2012)
  • 13606 Blocking the Property and Suspending Entry Into the United States of Certain Persons With Respect to Grave Human Rights Abuses by the Governments of Iran and Syria via Information Technology (Effective Date—April 23, 2012)
  • 13582 Blocking Property of the Government of Syria and Prohibiting Certain Transactions with Respect to Syria (August 18, 2011)
  • 13573 Blocking Property Of Senior Officials Of The Government Of Syria (May 18, 2011)
  • 13572 Blocking Property of Certain Persons with Respect to Human Rights Abuses in Syria (April 29, 2011)
  • 13460 Blocking Property of Additional Persons in Connection With the National Emergency With Respect to Syria (February 15, 2008)
  • 13399 Blocking Property of Additional Persons in Connection With the National Emergency With Respect to Syria (Effective Date—April 26, 2006)
  • 13338 Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting the Export of Certain Goods to Syria (Effective Date—May 12, 2004)

Syria Sanctions: Statutes

  • Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (AEDPA), 18 U.S.C. — 2332d
  • International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), 50 U.S.C. —— 1701-1706
  • Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 H.R. 1905 (PL 112-158)
  • National Emergencies Act (NEA), 50 U.S.C. —— 1601-1651
  • Section 5 of the United Nations Participation Act of 1945 (UNPA), 22 U.S.C. — 87c

Syria Sanctions: Code of Federal Regulations

  • 31 CFR Parts 542—Syrian Sanctions Regulations

Syria Sanctions: Federal Register Notices

  • 80 FR 19532-15—Publication of Final Rule to authorize by general license certain activities relating to publishing
  • 79 FR 25414-14—Publication of Final Rule in the Federal Register, amending and reissuing in their entirety the Syrian Sanctions Regulations
  • 71 FR 29251-06—Revisions to IEEPA made by the Combating Terrorism Financing Act of 2005
  • 70 FR 17201-05—New regulations to implement Executive Order 13338

Syria Sanctions: United Nations Security Council Resolutions

  • 1636 (31 October 2005)
  • 1595 (7 April 2005)

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