Ali Akbar Tabatabaei

Full name: Sayyed Ali Akbar Tabatabaei-fard.

Tabatabaei is also known as Akbar Tahmasebi.

Tabatabaei is commander of the Quds Force’s Africa Corps.

As part of subject’s job, he is involved in and supervises all of Quds Force’s operational activity in Africa, including wepons shipments. For example, Tabatabaei was involved in weapons shipments to Sudan, and in a weapons shipment intended for Gambia seized in Negeria in October 2010. Subject was also involved in plans and preparations for attacks in Kenya and Nigeria over the past two years.

Tabatabaei uses the following Iranian passports: Passport number: 6620505; and passport number: 9003213.

Tabatabaei was designated by the U.S. for his involvement in weapons transfers and terror.