Turkey (861)

20-11-2015

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2249 (2015) adopted on November 20, 2015, calling upon Member States with the requisite capacity to take “all necessary measures” to prevent and suppress the terrorist acts of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant on territory under its control in Syria and Iraq.

16-11-2015

The text of the statement issued after the meeting in Vienna on November 14 of the International Syria Support Group:

13-11-2015

Internet is gradually returning to Aleppo after a 7-month suspension, according to an internet intelligence service.

12-11-2015

Here is the text of the eight-point proposal, titled “Approach to the Settlement of the Syrian Crisis”, drawn up by Moscow before international talks on Syria this week as published by Reuters.

10-11-2015

The text of the declaration at the end of the first Vienna meeting on October 30:

02-11-2015

The Syrian pound has continued its relentless decline as the dollar crossed the 360-pound level and the Euro climbed above 400 pounds this week.

04-10-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Iranian Khabar TV on October 04, 2015.

28-09-2015

New details have emerged on the level of exports and revenues generated by the PYD, the Kurdish party in control of Syria’s northeastern region, from crude oil.

21-09-2015

The Syrian Government has banned state institutions from importing from Turkey, while at the same time expanding access to Iranian products.

16-09-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Russian media on September 16, 2015.

14-09-2015

The rise of the dollar seems unstoppable in the Syrian currency market as it crossed today the 330 pound level for the first time on record.

14-09-2015

Syrians are now the largest investors in Jordan’s restaurant sector, according to an industry analyst.

27-08-2015

In New-York, on 27 August 2015, Stephen O’Brien, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, delivered the following statement to the Security Council.

24-08-2015

General trading

10-08-2015

Crude oil extracted from fields controlled by the YPG, the Kurdish armed group, stands at 15,000 barrels per day, according to a report by AFP.

10-08-2015

The U.S. Administration blacklist of Syrian companies now includes a number of state entities in the shipping and maritime industry.

10-08-2015

Syria’s trade with Turkey remained stable during the first half of this year, according to Turkish official data as groups affiliated with the opposition push further their drive to replace the Syrian Pound by the Turkish Lira.

27-07-2015

Syrian investors founded more than a third of all companies established by foreigners in Turkey in the first half of 2015, according to official data, increasing their total contribution to foreign investment in that country.

20-07-2015

Various groups affiliated to the Syrian opposition are pushing for the replacement of the Syrian Pound by the Turkish Lira in the opposition held northern areas raising a fierce debate among activists and other members of the opposition.

13-07-2015

The number of Syrians registered with the UN refugee agency crossed the four million threshold last week.

13-07-2015

Our two thousand-word factsheet on the economic aid agreements signed between Iran and Syria since the beginning of 2013.

13-07-2015

Our two thousand-word factsheet on the economic aid agreements signed between Iran and Syria since the beginning of 2013.

06-07-2015

A lack of funds is forcing the World Food Programme to reduce its assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan.

18-06-2015

Syria’s crop of pistachio, of which it is one of the leading producers in the world, is estimated to have fallen significantly last year.

25-05-2015

Syrian manufacturers who relocated abroad are banned from exporting their products back to Syria, according to Humam Al-Jazairi, the Minister of Economy.

11-05-2015

The General Court of the European Union has rejected an appeal made by Fares Shehabi, the President of the Aleppo Chamber of Industry, to lift sanctions imposed on him.

04-05-2015

The Syrian President issued last week a decree expanding the scope of a tax on Turkish-sourced products.

06-04-2015

Donors meeting in Kuwait last week pledged to pay USD 3.8 billion to help alleviate Syria’s humanitarian crisis.

30-03-2015

Idlib, the capital of one of Syria’s fourteen provinces, fell on Saturday outside the control of the regime and in the hands of a coalition grouping opposition forces and the Nusra Front.

04-03-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Portuguese state TV on March 04, 2015.

10-02-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with BBC News on February 10, 2015.

09-02-2015

Turkish exports to Syria last year recovered to their level prior to the uprising, according to official Turkish statistics.

26-01-2015

The average monthly income of a Syrian refugee worker in Lebanon is almost 40 percent lower than the minimum wage, a survey by the International Labour Organization has found.

26-01-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Foreign Affairs magazine on January 26, 2015.

15-01-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Czech Literarni Noviny newspaper on January 15, 2015.

05-01-2015

Lebanon has imposed visas on Syrians entering its territory for the first time since the creation of these two states some 70 years ago.

29-12-2014

The US Treasury has put under sanctions 11 new individuals and companies located in four different countries for supporting the Syrian Government purchase oil products.

17-12-2014

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2191 (2014) adopted on December 17, 2014, renewing for twelve months the authorization granted in July to the United Nations and its partners to deliver aid across borders not controlled by the Syrian Government.

15-12-2014

The decrease in customs duties by the Syrian Government is being opposed by manufacturers of the textile sector who fear for their competitiveness.

08-12-2014

The Islamic State in Iraq and Sham, the takfiri organization that announced the establishment of a Caliphate in parts of Syria and Iraq, has announced new job openings at its “Treasury Department” and is establishing new rules regulating order and cleanliness in markets and other retail areas.

08-12-2014

An appeal launched by the World Food Programme has helped finance part of the shortfall needed to fund a programme funding 1.7 million Syrian refugees.

04-12-2014

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Paris Match magazine on December 04, 2014.

01-12-2014

The World Food Programme, a UN organization, is suspending food aid to more than half of Syrian refugees because of a funding shortfall.

20-10-2014

The administration of the Bab Al-Hawa border crossing between Turkey and Syria, which is in the hands of forces affiliated to the opposition, has denied rumours that it had raised transit fees.

29-09-2014

Syria’s trade with Turkey increased in the first half of this year compared to the same period of 2013.

24-09-2014

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2178 (2014) adopted on September 24, 2014, calling on all States to cooperate urgently on preventing the international flow of terrorist fighters to and from conflict zones.

23-09-2014

UPDATED on September 23: Reports have emerged that ISIS has taken over a cement plant that represents the largest foreign investment in the country outside the oil sector.

22-09-2014

Food aid distributed to millions of Syrians in need of help will be slashed by 40 percent starting October because of a lack funds from donor countries, according to a UN official.

01-09-2014

The number of Syrian refugees has crossed the six million mark as almost half of the Syrian population has been displaced, the UN aid agency said.

04-08-2014

The number of Syrian registered refugees is close to reaching 3 million, according to data from the UN aid agency.