Homs (802)

30-06-2014

Syria’s natural gas output has declined to around half its pre-uprising level, according to data from the Minister of Petroleum.

30-06-2014

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Al-Akhbar in June, 2014.

16-06-2014

Following other banks, IBTF provided last week an assessment of the losses incurred in its Homs branch, located in the area previously under the control of the opposition.

16-06-2014

Following other banks, IBTF provided last week an assessment of the losses incurred in its Homs branch, located in the area previously under the control of the opposition.

09-06-2014

After Byblos Bank last week, Bank of Syria and Overseas reported this week the value of the losses of its Homs branch.

09-06-2014

After Byblos Bank last week, Bank of Syria and Overseas reported this week the value of the losses of its Homs branch.

02-06-2014

Arab Bank Syria has reported that it faced a robbery at one of its branches as Byblos Bank Syria has disclosed substantive losses from its branch located in the formerly opposition-held parts of Homs.

02-06-2014

Arab Bank Syria has reported that it faced a robbery at one of its branches as Byblos Bank Syria has disclosed substantive losses from its branch located in the formerly opposition-held parts of Homs.

26-05-2014

A Syrian official has said that the Government was considering renting out the homes of absentee homeowners to internally displaced people, raising a wide debate among Syrians.

26-05-2014

Two new industrial areas to accommodate manufacturing investments have been established in the coastal city of Lattakia by the Ministry of Local Administration.

26-05-2014

The Syrian Government has signed a contract for a barter deal, the first since the beginning of the uprising.

19-05-2014

A Presidential decree has established a new public sector university in the central province of Hama.

12-05-2014

The US Treasury has blacklisted a number of new individuals and entities for their support of the Syrian regime, including a Russian bank.

12-05-2014

A local media says that hundreds of lawsuits are being brought against activists based on posts published on Facebook, a claim that may be true but may also be a means of frightening Facebook users and of pressuring them into self-censorship.

05-05-2014

More than 80 percent of hotels located in Homs are out of service, according to a Government official.

28-04-2014

Tarif Al-Akhras, one of Syria’s leading investors, was handed earlier in April a 12-month jail sentence by a British court, following a commercial dispute with one of its suppliers.

14-04-2014

The Ministry of Industry has nominated new individuals to sit at the board of the Hama Chamber of Industry in a move largely seen as a reprisal against investors supporting the opposition.

13-04-2014

The Syrian Investment Agency has announced that it licensed a number of new investments in the first quarter of this year.

08-04-2014

Syria is extending yet again the deadlines for tenders to build power plants.

08-04-2014

The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon crossed the million mark last week, according to the United Nations.

31-03-2014

The Minister of Industry has named new businessmen to the board of the Homs Chamber of Industry.

31-03-2014

Billions of Syrian pounds have been lost because of the destruction of the physical infrastructure of higher education institutions, the Ministry has estimated.

24-02-2014

In safe areas across the country, several new pharmaceutical plants are being established, including one by the brother of the Syrian first lady.

22-02-2014

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2139 (2014) adopted on February 22, 2014, approving all necessary measures to combat ISIS.

17-02-2014

The number of kidnapping cases registered in recent months by the government in the province of Aleppo has crossed the 1,500 according to a report in a pro-regime media outlet.

17-02-2014

In spite of the poor security conditions, the Syrian authorities are continuing to develop several gas fields located in central Syria and that are crucial for keeping electricity running.

15-02-2014

JSRS: Good day to you all, thank you for coming on a Saturday. We’ve just held our last meeting for this session. It was as laborious as all the meetings we have had but we agreed on an agenda for the next round, when it does take place. The agenda is of four points that we have been discussing forever now - but I had proposed before the beginning of the second round, in writing to the two parties, and that is that: one, violence and terrorism; two, the TGB [Transitional Governing Body]; three, national institutions; and four, national reconciliation and national debate.

03-02-2014

Preliminary statistics from the ministry of industry show that at least 1,200 factories and plants from the private sector were destroyed in Syria’s main industrial centres in the last three years of conflict.

27-01-2014

Inflation data for the month of June 2013, which were released only now by the Syrian government, confirm the surge in retail prices across all product segments.

27-01-2014

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2133 (2014) adopted on January 27, 2014, calling upon Member States to prevent terrorists from benefiting directly or indirectly from ransom payments or political concessions, and further, to secure the safe release of hostages.

20-01-2014

The government has announced that a gang forging property records worth billions of pounds in Aleppo has been arrested.

20-01-2014

According to the Ministry of Petroleum, Syria’s production of crude oil in 2013 declined 80 percent compared to 2012.

31-12-2013

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

23-12-2013

Syria’s higher education institutions have suffered losses of around 5 billion pounds since the beginning of the uprising, according to the Minister of Higher Education.

23-12-2013

Attacks on Syria’s gas infrastructure are continuing, leading to an increase in power cuts across the country.

23-12-2013

Provision of quality control services

16-12-2013

In addition to the coastal area, the Suweida governorate is among the rare parts of Syria to witness some level of business activity.

02-12-2013

Attacks on pipelines and other gas infrastructure have reduced gas supplies and forced the government to increase power cuts.

02-12-2013

The war in Syria has damaged the country’s telecoms infrastructure to a large extent, the Minister of Telecommunication said.

02-12-2013

Almost 50 percent of all Syrian companies are located in the governorates of Aleppo, Damascus and Damascus Countryside, records from the Ministry of Economy show.

25-11-2013

The closure of the Damascus-Homs highway by the Syrian opposition is leading to fuel shortages in the Syrian capital.

25-11-2013

Syria’s 2012/2013 olive crop has remained stable, according to estimates from the Ministry of Agriculture.

11-11-2013

Data from the Syrian Investment Agency, and other anecdotal evidence, indicate that there has been an increase in recent weeks in the number of investment projects established in the coastal area.

04-11-2013

Syria's imports of crude oil and refined oil products stood at some $3 billion in the first nine months of the year, according to the minister of oil, Sulaiman Al-Abbas.

14-10-2013

Syria's import of crude oil and other oil products continues to run in the hundreds of millions every month, according to the minister of oil.

07-10-2013

The Syrian government increased the price of gasoline last week, the fourth such hike in less than a year.

01-10-2013
19-09-2013

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Fox News on September 19, 2013.

03-09-2013

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Le Figaro on September 03, 2013.