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A prominent UAE investor visited Damascus today, representing a rare case of an influential figure from the Gulf countries travelling to Syria since 2011.


The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.


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


Syrianair has signed a contract with an Iranian company to repair part of its fleet while Cham Wings has been authorized to provide direct flights to the United Arab Emirates.


The Syrian Government has removed the name of this prominent overseas businessman from its blacklist potentially indicating his return to the country.


The list of countries and amounts pledged during the "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region Conference held in Brussels on April 25, 2018.

Table 1: Funding Announcements by Country and Organisation (in USD - by order of funding for 2018)


Architectural and engineering consultancy; interior design and landscaping services


In this 2,300-word factsheet we provide a profile of Samer Foz, who in the space of the past two years has risen to become Syria’s most powerful investor.


This is the list of companies licensed by Syria's real estate commission.


An opposition-affiliated fund has announced that it will be investing more than USD 10 million in development projects in the southern governorate of Quneitra.


The government has ordered a provisional custody on the assets of Imad Ghreiwati, one of Syria’s most prominent investors prior to 2011, a move that adds a layer of instability to investors planning to return to the country.


Supply solutions and equipment in the renewable energy sector and in the telecommunications industry


The tables below provide a list of Syria's main trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.


The tables below provide a list of all Syria's trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.


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.


The list of countries and amounts pledged during the Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region Conference held in Brussels on April 05, 2017.


Investment in various sectors; trading and contracting


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

Only thirty-one countries worldwide still accept Syrians without imposing visas prior to their travel.


The Government is reportedly using an old agrarian reform law to dispossess investors living outside Syria from their land properties.


The text of the statement of the International Syria Support Group following a meeting in Vienna on May 17, 2016.


The full text of the Statement of the International Syria Support Group following its meeting in Munich on February 11 and 12, 2016:


The table below lists all the funding provided in 2015 to the UN and its partner organisations for the Syrian humanitarian crisis.


The text of the statement issued after the meeting in Vienna on November 14 of the International Syria Support Group:


The text of the declaration at the end of the first Vienna meeting on October 30:


Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications infrastructure company, has signed an agreement to advise the Syrian Government on its IT strategy.


The U.S. Administration blacklist of Syrian companies now includes a number of state entities in the shipping and maritime industry.


Syria’s publishers are increasingly choosing to publish abroad because of the deteriorating security conditions in the country.


Al-Baraka Bank Syria will be the latest company to see its shares listed in the Damascus Securities Exchange.


The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2178 (2014) adopted on September 24, 2014, calling on all States to cooperate urgently on preventing the international flow of terrorist fighters to and from conflict zones.


The assets of Mourtada Dandashi, a Syrian investor in the financial and real estate sectors, have been frozen by the Syrian government on claims that he finances “armed terrorist groups,” the expression the authority use to describe opposition activists and rebel forces.


The clashes that forced the Damascus International Airport to close down for the week-end will likely have long-term effect on its operations.


Assad: Erdogan thinks he's Caliph, new sultan of the Ottoman, RT interview on November 09, 2012.


Trading of oil fields equipment and material


A new government was formed in Syria on June 23 with the appointment of twenty new ministers and the establishment of five new ministries, including one for national reconciliation.


The following document is the full text of the Conclusions of the Second International Conference of the Group of Friends of the Syrian People held in Istanbul on April 01, 2012.


Air France, the only remaining European carrier to fly to Syria, has suspended its flights to Damascus, according to local travel agents.


Electricity and mechnical works; execute sewage and water treatment plants and networks projects


Construction and contracting works


Contrary to reports published early last week, Gulf carriers are yet to announce a suspension of their flights to Syria.


As Banque Saudi Fransi announced that it was quitting the Syrian market, Al-Baraka Bank said that it was planning to expand its presence in the country.


The United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain have advised their citizens to leave Syria over fears of instability in the country.


Oil and gas services for both onshore and offshore fields


Five Continents, a UAE hospitality company, has announced that it plans to open two properties in Syria in the next two years.


The first week of Ramadan proved to be a violent one, as over the course of the last seven days, more than 250 civilians were reportedly killed in military crackdowns across the country.


Provide engineering consultancy services for civil works, interior and architectural design, and for the oil and gas sector


Representative office to support and promote the activities of the mother company in Syria.


Trade of marine equipment; trade of machinery and engine spare parts


Manage hotels and restaurants; import all required equipments and materials