Homs (836)

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.

02-09-2013

Gas plants operated by the government in central parts of Syria are working at almost full capacity according to the minister of petroleum.

26-08-2013

Bank of Jordan Syria has announced the resignation of one of its board members.

22-07-2013

The Syrian Investment Agency licensed only twelve investment projects in the first half of this year.

22-07-2013

The Syrian President has appointed two new governors for the provinces of Homs and Quneitra.

01-07-2013

The refinery of Banias on the Syrian coast is operating again after a month of maintenance work, according to Syrian officials.

10-06-2013

The lack of fuel oil is the main reason for the decline in the production of electricity, according to state officials.

30-05-2013

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Al Manar on May 30, 2013.

06-05-2013

The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has confirmed the sharp drop in Syria’s crude oil production.

10-04-2013

A third of Syria’s housing units has been destroyed or damaged by the conflict, according to the United Nations.

09-04-2013

The Syrian Investment Agency has announced that it had licensed a mere eight projects in the first quarter of this year, less than 10 percent of the level two years ago.

04-04-2013

The Syrian authorities are planning to establish three new governorates including one that will cover a significant part of the Kurdish areas.