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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.

04-08-2014

The UN Security Council issued last week a presidential statement condemning all purchases of oil originating from Syria and Iraq by two radical Islamic organisations.

04-08-2014

Syrian investors in Jordan led the rankings of foreign investors in the first seven months of this year, according to official statistics.

21-07-2014

The number of companies established by Syrians based in Turkey surged in the first half of this year, putting them again on the top of the list of foreign investors in the country.

14-07-2014

The UN Security Council on Monday allowed the supply of humanitarian aid to opposition-held areas without the prior approval of the Syrian authorities.

14-07-2014

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2165 (2014) adopted on July 14, 2014, on delivering humanitarian “across conflict lines.”

07-07-2014

The executive arm of the Syrian opposition is continuing to take various steps to strengthen its credentials in opposition areas and among refugee communities.

30-06-2014

The exfiltration of Syrians towards the European Union is becoming a business of its own in Turkey, Egypt and other countries with large Syrian refugee communities.

23-06-2014

The Syrian Ministry of Economy has reportedly drafted a law that will reduce and simplify the customs tariff schedule imposed on imported products.

09-06-2014

The level of Lake Assad is falling seriously according to a Government official, endangering water supplies to large urban centres as well as for irrigation purposes.

19-05-2014

Updated May 20, 2014: In spite of limited financial means, the Interim Government of the Syrian opposition has announced plans to restore production at a power plant as well as to relocate within Syrian territory.

19-05-2014

Syrian investors were the largest foreign investors in newly-registered companies in Jordan in the first quarter of this year, according to a Jordanian official.

28-04-2014

Bilateral trade between Syria and Turkey doubled last year on an annual basis, official statistics show, although it remained well below pre-uprising levels.

21-04-2014

The Syrian Ministry of Economy is preparing to establish a Turkish boycott office working on the same lines than the existing Israel Boycott Office.

08-04-2014

The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon crossed the million mark last week, according to the United Nations.

03-03-2014

The number of Syrian refugees or in the process of registration with the UN aid agency crossed the 2.5 million mark last week.

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.

10-02-2014

In a trade fair organized in Beirut last week, Syrian garment exporters managed to clinch contracts worth dozens of millions of dollars.

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.