Karim Jafar Muhsin al – Ghanimi

Top Alert – Entity designated / sanctioned for terror, WMD and human rights violation

Ghanimi is the overall leader of Kata’ib Hizballah (KH) , which has used facilities in Iran to send weapons to Iraq;

Ghanimi has organized Kata’ib Hizballah (KH) military – related training in Iran from the IRGC – QF and Lebanese Hizballah;

Ghanimi has sent money provided by the IRGC – QF to Kata’ib Hizballah (KH) leaders in Iraq;

Kata’ib Hizballah (KH) was listed as a foreign terrorist organization (FTO) and pursuant to E.O. 13224 by the Department of State in June 2009 and was designated by the Department of the Treasury the same month u nder E.O. 13438 for engaging in acts of violence that threaten the stability of Iraq. It has been responsible for numerous violent terrorist attacks since 2007, including improvised explosive device bombings, rocket propelled grenade attacks, and sniper o perations. KH also targeted the International Zone in Baghdad in a November 29, 2008 rocket attack that killed two UN workers. In addition, KH has threatened the lives of Iraqi politicians and civilians that support the legitimate political process in Iraq;

Also Known As:
Karim Ja’far Muhsin al – Ghanimi
Karim Mansur al – Ghanimi
Karim Jafar Hasan al – Zirjawi
Karim Abu Islam



Reason for the color:
» Karim Jafar Muhsin al – Ghanimi added on November 8, 2012 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13224 designations, which targets global terrorists and their supporters, are focused on the activities and support structure of Kata’ib Hizballah (KH);

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