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20-06-2018

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.

19-06-2018

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Iran's Al-Alam TV in Damascus on June 13, 2018.

12-06-2018

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Britain’s Mail on Sunday, in Damascus on June 10, 2018.

04-06-2018

The number of countries that accept Syrians without visas has remained stable over the past eighteen months after declining severely after the onset of the uprising and war.

31-05-2018

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russia Today, in Damascus on May 31, 2018.

The transcript is by SANA, the state's news agency.

Journalist: Mr. President, thank you very much for agreeing to do this interview. It’s a pleasure to be here in Damascus.

President Assad: You’re most welcome in Syria.

29-05-2018

Tourism investment; Export-import

01-05-2018

The annual international donors conference for Syria managed to collect much less than last year and than the expectations of international agencies.

29-04-2018

The final joint declaration by the European Union and the United Nations at the end of the Brussels Conference on Syria organised on April 24 and 25.

19-04-2018

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.

10-04-2018

A Jordanian business delegation will be visiting Damascus soon to look for business opportunities and push for the reopening of the border between the two countries.

10-04-2018

A British petroleum company has confirmed that oil continues to be extracted from its fields in northern Syria despite western sanctions.

05-03-2018

Iran is furthering its reach in Syria’s education sector while the Syrian government seems unable to meet its promises to invest in that sector.

27-02-2018

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2401 (2018) adopted on February 24, 2018 caling on a cessation of hostilities in Syria.

The text of the resolution reads as follows:

         The Security Council,

29-01-2018

Syria’s two main airlines have announced an increase in the size of their operating fleets as they repair old planes and lease others from the market.

16-01-2018

Data from several business sectors are confirming that Syria’s economy likely grew last year.

08-01-2018

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2393 (2017) adopted on December 19, 2017, renewing for twelve months the authorization granted on July 2014 to the United Nations and its partners to deliver aid across borders not controlled by the Syrian Government.

02-01-2018

Iraq and Syria signed on December 28 an agreement to restore a link between their respective electricity grids.

02-01-2018

Recent statements by American officials but also reports from Raqqa suggest that the United States is considering getting involved in some form of reconstruction in Syria’s northeastern region.

12-12-2017

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

07-12-2017

The press statements of the presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey after their meeting on November 22 in Sochi, Russia:

21-11-2017

The opening of a crossing between opposition and regime-held areas in the province of Hama has highlighted the continued economic and trade dependency of the two parties.

14-11-2017

Despite losing billions in the past years, Syria’s transport sector can still rely on its infrastructure that is mostly functioning.

07-11-2017

Syria and Oman signed last week a memorandum of understanding in the oil and gas sector, an agreement that has a political as much as an economic significance.

02-10-2017

The Ministry of Economy is preparing to relaunch bilateral business councils with several countries it considers “friendly,” including the Czech Republic, a member of the European Union.

26-09-2017

The takeover of a large gas field near Deir-ez-Zor by Kurdish-affiliated Syrian opposition groups last week draws many economic and political implications for a range of local, regional and international actors including the Syrian regime, Iran, the U.S. but also Russian private contractors.

19-09-2017

The issuance of Syrian passports continues to generate significant foreign currency revenues but to a lower extent than in previous years, according to a government official.

12-09-2017

The success by the Syrian regime and the various militias affiliated to it last week in breaking the siege of Deir-ez-Zor could pave the way for important long-term economic benefits.