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02-05-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Telesur, a Venezuelan TV station, in Damascus on April 27, 2017.

25-04-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Sputnik, a Russian news agency, in Damascus on April 21, 2017.

25-04-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

25-04-2017

A scheduled bus trip has reportedly been launched between Qamishli and Damascus for the first time in four years, linking again the Iraqi border with the Mediterranean.

18-04-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

18-04-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by AFP, in Damascus on April 13, 2017.

18-04-2017

A large governmental delegation has spent several days in the Tartous governorate last week promising billions of pounds in development projects.

11-04-2017

The list below includes the names of all the Syrian entities that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the uprising in March 2011.

11-04-2017

The Syrian government has revoked the license of two old and prominent charities in Aleppo as its cronies increasingly set their sights on the lucrative NGO business.

11-04-2017

Updated on April 20, 2017: The list of investors whose assets were recently frozen by the Syrian government has dozens of prominent names, including family members of prominent security officials.

10-04-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Vecernji List, a Croatian daily, in Damascus on April 6, 2017.

04-04-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

04-04-2017

Contracting

04-04-2017

Some USD 11 billion would be required to kickstart Syria’s agricultural production, improve livelihoods, and reduce migration and the need for humanitarian aid, a report by the FAO has found.

03-04-2017

In March, stock prices in the Damascus Securities Exchange continued to rise, while trading activity, albeit lower than in February, remained relatively high.

03-04-2017

The production of cement in Syria last year was stable, the first time it did not decline since 2011.

28-03-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

28-03-2017

Surprise attacks last week by the opposition in Damascus and Hama will do little to change the balance of power on the ground but much to highlight the weak hold of the regime over the country and the unlikeliness of the return of stability in the absence of a political deal.

28-03-2017

A Chinese company has made an offer to build a power station in Lattakia although the issue of financing remains unresolved.

28-03-2017

A Syrian investor is playing a key role in one of the largest merger and acquisition deals in the MENA region.

21-03-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

21-03-2017

The opposition’s main investment fund is multiplying the announcements of its recent achievements, a reflection of its need to show its continued relevance, after the shrinking of the territory under the control of rebel forces.

21-03-2017

An Egyptian official has said that his government is planning to establish an industrial zone dedicated to Syrian investors, potentially dashing any hope of a return of these investors to their home country.

14-03-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

14-03-2017

The Homs governorate is establishing a joint stock company to manage its assets, include real estate properties and minerals, that will likely seek private investors grab public assets and benefit disproportionately from the reconstruction of the city.

14-03-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by several European media on the occasion of a visit to damascus of European Members of Parliament in Damascus on March 13, 2017.

14-03-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Phoenix TV channel in Damascus on March 11, 2017.

14-03-2017

Syria’s main opposition development fund has announced the disbursement of new amounts to improve electricity distribution in southern Syria.

14-03-2017

After a suspension of two months, water supplies are set to resume to the city of Aleppo.

07-03-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

07-03-2017

The success last week of regime forces in linking areas under their control with those of the Kurdish PYD will likely improve supplies of energy and agricultural products in Damascus and other parts of the country, lower costs and provide a small boost to economic activity.

06-03-2017

In February, listed securities in the Syrian stock exchange continued to rally as the market’s main index gained some 18 percent and the value of trading remained well above the monthly average of the past years.

27-02-2017

The attempt by the Syrian government to lure back investors who fled the country is facing resistance from regime cronies, reflecting the obstacles that any serious reconstruction drive will face.

27-02-2017

An attack on Syria’s last standing gas processing plant temporarily shut down most electricity production across the country, highlighting the extreme weakness of the country’s energy infrastructure.

27-02-2017

Syria’s consumer prices increased by more than 50 percent last August, the most recent date for which official data are available.

21-02-2017

While a Syrian company announced last week the beginning of production and sale of two new cars assembled locally, the Government still struggles to attract back manufacturers.

21-02-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

20-02-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by two French media in Damascus on February 09, 2017.

14-02-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

14-02-2017

A Greek-Italian engineering consortium is just weeks away from completing a large power plant south of Damascus, almost seven years after it began works.

14-02-2017

The very poor position of Syrian universities in a global ranking for higher education institutions highlights the dismal level of teaching and research in Syria.

14-02-2017

This table provides a ranking of Syrian universities in a global index.

10-02-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Yahoo News in Damascus on February 09, 2017.

07-02-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

07-02-2017

Syria is the third largest per-capita consumer of table olives in the world, a recent report has found.

07-02-2017
The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Belgian media in Damascus on February 07, 2017.

31-01-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

31-01-2017

In January, stocks in the Damascus Securities Exchange surged to their highest levels in years as the end of the battle of Aleppo and the Russian-Turkish sponsored ceasefire attracted back investors.

24-01-2017

An investigation into cement manufacturing group Lafarge's Syria activities was opened by French prosecutors in October, AFP said.

24-01-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.