Rahab Institute

Also Known As: 

Rahsaz Institute
Rahab Engineering Institute
Rahab

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Address: 

- Ghorb-e Ghaem Building, Valiasr St., Azizi Blvd., Azadi Sq., Tehran, Iran
- Eastern 14th St., Beihaghi Blvd., Arjantin Sq., Tehran, Iran

Listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council Resolution 1929 of June 9, 2010, as an entity of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), with "a role in Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities and the development of nuclear weapon delivery systems"; with some exceptions, the designation requires states to freeze financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, by entities it owns or controls, or by entities determined by the Security Council to have assisted the designated entity in evading sanctions, and to ensure that any funds, financial assets or economic resources are prevented from being made available to it.

Listed by the British government in 2011 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; listed by the Japanese government in 2010 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles and biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons.

Added on February 10, 2010 to the Specially Designated National (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 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems.

Subsidiary owned, controlled, or acting on behalf of Khatam al-Anbia Construction Headquarters (Khatam ol Anbia Gharargah Sazandegi Nooh); directly supports mining and engineering projects; affiliated with Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC); formerly known as Rahsaz Institute.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

April 1, 2010

Date Last Modified: 

May 2, 2011