Skip to main content
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government
Dot gov
The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.
The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.
This page is no longer active. Its content has expired or been rescinded by the FDIC.
Financial Institution Letter
Office of Foreign Assets Control Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons

Summary: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control has added several entries to its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.

  • On March 23, 2006, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added several entries to its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. The new entries are:
    • AL MANAR TV, Al Manar TV, Abed al Nour Street, Haret Hriek, Beirut, Lebanon; PO Box 354/25, Beirut, Lebanon;;; [SDGT]
    • AL NOUR RADIO (a.k.a. AL NOUR BROADCASTING STATION; a.k.a. AL NUR RADIO; a.k.a. RADIO ANNOUR), Abed Al Nour Street, PO Box 197/25, Alghobeiri , Haret Hriek, Beirut, Lebanon;, [SDGT]
    • LEBANESE MEDIA GROUP (a.k.a. LEBANESE COMMUNICATION GROUP), Al Manar Building, Ahmad Kassir Street, Haret Hriek, Baabda, Lebanon; Abed Al Nour Street, Haret Hriek, PO Box 354/25, Beirut, Lebanon; Company ID: No. 59 531 at Commercial Registry of the Civil Court of First Instance at Baabda, Lebanon [SDGT]
  • OFAC has asked that we distribute the information to all FDIC-supervised institutions so records can be checked for accounts that are required to be blocked.
  • OFAC information also may be found on the Internet at .
  • Please distribute this information to the appropriate personnel in your institution.
  • For further information about Executive Orders, the list of blocked accounts or the procedures to block accounts, please call OFAC’s Compliance Programs Division at 1-800-540-6322.

FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Suggested Routing:
Chief Executive Officer
BSA Compliance Officer

FDIC Financial Institution Letters (FILs) may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at

To receive FILs electronically, please visit .

Paper copies of FDIC FILs may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center,
3501 N. Fairfax Drive, Room E 1002, Arlington, VA 22226 (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200).

Additional Related Topics:

  • Office of Foreign Assets Control
Last Updated: April 6, 2006