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14-06-2016

A border crossing between Iraq’s Kurdistan and Syria’s north-eastern region has been reopened after three months of closure.

08-06-2016

A transcript of the speech given by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on June 07 at the People’s Assembly.

07-06-2016

After much delays and official announcements by the Governments of Syria and Iran, the preferential trade agreement between the two countries finally entered into force a few weeks ago.

07-06-2016

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

31-05-2016

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

30-05-2016

Brazil is willing to receive up to 100 thousand Syrian refugees in the next few years, a Government official said earlier this month.

17-05-2016

Statement of the International Syria Support Group
Vienna, 17 May 2016

17-05-2016

A Syrian legal committee is seeking reparations of more than USD 5 billion from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his alleged responsibility in the looting of hundreds of Syrian factories.

17-05-2016

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

17-05-2016

Border controls and the recent EU-Turkey deal are having a significant impact on the number of Syrian refugees seeking to reach Europe.

17-05-2016
The decline in oil revenues from ISIS, reported last week by a U.S. official, will have broader short-term consequences on the Syrian economy.
12-05-2016

SdeM: Good morning everybody. We have just terminated a long but intense and useful meeting from the Humanitarian taskforce, so I will leave the floor actually to my colleague and friend, Jan Egeland.

10-05-2016

The US dollar crossed this week the 600-pound level in the Syrian currency market, which is increasingly slipping out of the control of the Central Bank.

26-04-2016

The Syrian opposition investment fund has announced a new allocation of money to help food supply sustainability in the northern opposition-controlled areas.

26-04-2016

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

19-04-2016

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

12-04-2016

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

05-04-2016

Japan has provided a new financial grant to the main opposition-managed fund dedicated to finance projects in rebel areas.

05-04-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian news agencies RIA Novosti and Sputnik on March 30, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

29-03-2016

Only 10 percent of Aleppo’s factories and plants are still operating, according to data from the Ministry of Industry.

29-03-2016

The transcript of the press coneference by UN Envoy Staffan De Mistura on March 24, 2016, at the end of the first round of talks between the regime and the opposition in Geneva.

29-03-2016

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

22-03-2016

The Kurdish Democratic Union Party announced on Thursday 17 March the establishment of a federal region in northeast Syria in a meeting held in the oil rich town of Rumeilan.

22-03-2016

According to recent data, Syrian investors now contribute to the set-up of more than 40 percent of all companies established by foreigners in Turkey.

15-03-2016

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

08-03-2016

The cost of the war on Syria’s economy reached USD 275 billion by the end of 2015 and will almost double even in the event of an end to the conflict now, a report has found. 

08-03-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by German TV channel ARD on March 01, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

01-03-2016

The main host destination for Syrian refugees in Turkey is the province of Hatay, i.e. the Sandjak of Alexandretta, Turkish data indicate.

01-03-2016

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

23-02-2016

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

23-02-2016

The number of Syrian refugees in Europe increased six-fold last year to almost 900 thousand, according to the latest data from the UN, still less than 0.2 percent of the population of the continent.

23-02-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by El Pais on February 21, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

16-02-2016

Syria’s bilateral trade with Turkey decreased last year on the back of lower Turkish exports.

16-02-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by AFP on February 12, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

16-02-2016

The dollar continued to gain in the Syrian foreign exchange market as speculation is believed to weigh increasingly on the value of the Syrian Pound.

16-02-2016

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

11-02-2016

Statement of the International Syria Support Group

09-02-2016

A conference organized in London last week managed to collect some USD 11 billion to aid Syrian refugees and host countries in the next five years and, in effect, to try to keep Syrians out of Europe.

09-02-2016

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

09-02-2016

Germany has announced that it was contributing an additional amount to projects in opposition-held areas.

26-01-2016

Growing in assertiveness, the Kurdish Self-Administration Democratic Authority in north-eastern Syria has issued in the past two years more than 40 different laws including investment regulations, the imposition of customs fees and the commemoration through a public holiday of the arrest of Abdallah Ocalan.

19-01-2016

The shortages of wheat are leading to an increase in the price of bread in areas under the control of ISIS and the PYD, according to local activists.

11-01-2016

The Syrian government has cancelled a wheat barter deal with an Italian company on unclear grounds.

04-01-2016

Starting January 8, all Syrians entering Turkey will need to obtain a visa from the nearest Turkish consulate, in what is one of the first consequences of the recent agreement signed between the EU and Turkey.

04-01-2016

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2258 (2015) adopted on December 22, 2015, renewing for twelve months the authorization granted to the United Nations and its partners to deliver aid across borders not controlled by the Syrian Government.

21-12-2015

The following is a selection of links to reports on issues related to Syria's labour force in refugee host countries.

21-12-2015

Two new countries have announced additional commitments to Syria’s recovery fund.

21-12-2015

The text of Security Council Resolution 2254 (2015), endorsing a road map for peace process in Syria and setting a timetable for talks.