Turkey (893)

10-04-2018

Samer Foz is continuing to expand the scope of his activities as he sets-up a private airline and becomes the agent of a global commercial vehicles manufacturer.

10-04-2018

A Turkish University has announced that it would organize a test to enable students living in the Euphrates Shield Area to apply for enrolment.

04-04-2018

The concluding statement of the April 4 meeting between Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, Turkey:

03-04-2018

The Turkish Government has decided to open a new border crossing near Afrin and to empower the governor of the Hatay province with the administration of this Syrian region.

16-03-2018

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey, as guarantors of the observance of the ceasefire regime in Syria, gathered in Astana on 16 March 2018 at the invitation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in order to take stock of their trilateral cooperation since the first International Meeting on Syria in Astana held on 23-24 January 2017 and

16-03-2018

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s statement and answers to media questions at a joint news conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu following a meeting of the Astana process guarantor states, Astana, March 16, 2018

13-03-2018

A Turkish company has signed a ten-year agreement to provide electricity to parts of the Euphrates Shield Area.

12-03-2018

For the first time in years, the number of companies established in 2017 by Syrians living in Turkey declined.

27-02-2018

Turkey continued to post last year a large trade surplus with Syria.

13-02-2018

Construction works on an industrial zone in the Euphrates Shield area north of Aleppo have begun with the aims of attracting investment and boosting economic activity in this pocket under the control of the Turkish authorities.

13-02-2018

Dozens of Russian companies have shown interest in the Syrian market, but many obstacles remain for furthering economic and trade ties, including western sanctions, a prominent investor has admitted.

13-02-2018

Contracting; trade of building materials

23-01-2018

Egyptian President AbdulFattah Al-Sisi inaugurated last week near Cairo a large textile plant by one of Syria’s most prominent industrialists, who looks set never to return to his home country.

09-01-2018

The Ministry of Tourism has offered for investment a large plot of land on the Mediterranean coast, which will likely go to regime linked figures and, possibly, Russian investors.

09-01-2018

The Syrian opposition is planning to open three new crossings in its northern Aleppo enclave to help boost trade with nearby regions.

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.

19-12-2017

The Free Syria Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an opposition business lobbying group, has elected its new board of directors.

12-12-2017

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

07-12-2017

The concluding statement of the November 22 meeting between Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi, Russia:

28-11-2017

Syrian-Iranian bilateral trade, excluding crude oil, increased over the past two years, although it remains well below its pre-uprising level.

22-11-2017

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

Samer Foz, the increasingly powerful and visible Syrian investor, is expanding his investment portfolio with a new venture in the pharmaceuticals sector.

14-11-2017

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

14-11-2017

The Syrian authorities have increased the amount of money that Syrian males aged over 42 have to pay to avoid conscription, a decision that aims at increasing the treasury’s revenues although many also perceive it as a means of discouraging refugees from returning.

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.

31-10-2017

The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the observance of the ceasefire regime in the Syrian Arab Republic:

10-10-2017

The Interim Government of the Syrian opposition has taken over the control of a border crossing between Turkey and northern Syria, which will enable it to have its first relatively significant source of independent revenues.

25-09-2017

The text of the speech of Walid Al-Mouallem in New-York on September 23, 2017.