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07-11-2017

A Syrian Christian charity established after the beginning of the uprising has been granted the right to set up a private university in Syria.

06-06-2017

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

03-01-2017

The texts of the interviews of Bashar Al-Assad by two Italian news media on December 29.

03-01-2017

Data from the Armenian government suggest that a sizeable number of Syria’s Armenian community has left the country and relocated in its historical homeland.

03-01-2017

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

08-11-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Serbian newspaper Politika on November 03, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

04-10-2016

The destruction of dozens of small cafés and shops located on the seaside of Jableh, apparently to make way to a large real estate development project, has created significant discontent in this coastal town traditionally supportive of the regime.

30-08-2016

The airport of Qamishli, which is the only means for Syrians from the northeast to connect with the rest of the country, continued to witness significant activity in the first half of this year.

17-05-2016

The provinces of Lattakia and Tartous attracted most real estate transactions in Syria last year, according to official data, while Hassakeh witnessed a fourfold increase in the space of five years.

26-04-2016

A fire that devastated dozens of shops in the Old City of Damascus has raised suspicions of a regime implication.

02-02-2016

A weekly selection of articles and reports on Syria.

26-01-2016

Growing in assertiveness, the Kurdish Self-Administration Democratic Authority in north-eastern Syria has issued in the past two years more than 40 different laws including investment regulations, the imposition of customs fees and the commemoration through a public holiday of the arrest of Abdallah Ocalan.

19-01-2016

The launch of a new phase in the development of the Mazzeh district is raising new fears in the Syrian capital that the regime is intent on imposing demographic change to Damascus, including by granting citizenship to Christian Palestinians living in the country.

23-11-2015

Kurdish-led areas in northern Syria are continuing to issue new laws, to license businesses and to take other measures that are strengthening their drive to gain more autonomy from the rest of the country.

18-11-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Italian TV channel Rai Uno on November 18, 2015.

21-09-2015

The PYD, which manages the now semi-autonomous northeastern parts of Syria, has issued a law confiscating the properties of residents who left the region, a measure that will mainly impact Christians.

13-07-2015

Our two thousand-word factsheet on the economic aid agreements signed between Iran and Syria since the beginning of 2013.

13-07-2015

Our two thousand-word factsheet on the economic aid agreements signed between Iran and Syria since the beginning of 2013.

04-03-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Portuguese state TV on March 04, 2015.

12-01-2015

Updated January 16, 2015: The elections to the board of directors of the Damascus and Aleppo Chambers of Commerce at the end of last year witnessed a significant renewal of membership.

27-10-2014

The election held last week at Syria’s chambers of industry saw the arrival of various new faces.

31-12-2013

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Al-Ikhbariya TV in 2013.

29-09-2013

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Italian Rai News on September 29, 2013.

04-07-2013

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Al-Thawra newspaper on July 04, 2013.

27-03-2013

The following document is the English version of the speech delivered by the President of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces, during the Arab League Summit in Doha, Qatar.

27-03-2013

The following document is the English version of the speech delivered by the President of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces, during the Arab League Summit in Doha, Qatar.

28-02-2012

A new constitution entered into force in Syria today, ending the 49-year monopoly of the Baath Party on political life in the midst of a countrywide and year-long popular uprising.

08-08-2011

The editor-in-chief of Syria News, Syria's largest Arabic language news portal with dozens of correspondents across the country, said that in almost five months of protests his team of editors had not seen any video footage in which sectarian slogans could be heard chanted during demonstrations.

31-12-2010

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Hurriyet and Bild in 2010.

26-06-2010

The edited English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad During the Visit to Venezuela on June 26, 2010.

20-08-2008

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Russian media on August 20-21, 2008.

03-08-2008
The 2003 Iraq War and subsequent turmoil in the war-torn country, especially since the outbreak of rampant sectarian violence in 2006, have resulted in a massive influx of Iraqi refugees pouring into Syria.
09-10-2004

The edited English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad at the Syrian Expatriates Conference on October 09, 2004.

31-10-2001

The English transcript of the joint press conference in Damascus with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and British Prime Minister Tony Blair on October 31, 2001.

15-10-2001

The English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad at the 9th Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on November 13, 2000.