Two of the UAE citations, Khalaj Trading LLC and Mahdi Khalaj Amirhosseini, were added for apparently violating Iran sanctions, according to the posting.

Four Chinese entities were cited for acquiring U.S. items to support China's military modernization, it said. They are LINKZOL (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd., Xi'an Like Innovative Information Technology Co., Ltd., Beijing Anwise Technology Co., Ltd. and SITONHOLY (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.

Another Chinese entity, Jiangxi Xintuo Enterprise Co. Ltd., was added for supporting Russia's military with drones, it said.

Shenzhen Jiasibo Technology Co., Ltd. of China was cited for being part of a network to procure aerospace components, including dual-use components for drones, for an aircraft company in Iran. Three Russian entities - Aerosila JSC SPE, Delta-Aero LLC, and JSC ODK-Star - were also added for being part of the network, it said.

"These components are used to develop and produce Shahed-series UAVs which have been used by Iran to attack oil tankers in the Middle East and by Russia in Ukraine," the Federal Register notice said.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu and Karen Freifeld; editing by Rami Ayyub)