This interview with Angela Huddleston, Syria Deputy Country Director of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), is part of our series of in-depth conversations with some of Syria’s main humanitarian and development actors.
President Bashar Al-Assad issued Law 11 of 2024 on March 13, merging the two state-owned textile organisations – the General Organisation for Cotton Ginning and Marketing and the General Organisation for Textile Industry – to establish the General Company for Textile Industry. The merger intends to cut costs, modernise management techniques and improve flexibility in production, contracting and trade operations.
In this interview, Dan Stoenescu, head of the European Union Delegation to Syria, delves into the current state of affairs in Syria, including the E.U.’s sanctions policy, the Arab normalisation process, European trade with Syria, the uptick in regional tensions, and captagon drug trafficking.
Turkey’s Council of Higher Education has recently accredited the Free Aleppo University located in A’zaz; with this move Turkey now recognizes the degrees of this university based in northwest Syria.
Ahead of the Turkish elections, one of the key areas of concern remains the future of Ankara's policy towards Syria and Syrian refugees. As Turkey continues to navigate the complexities of the Syrian conflict, it is important to understand how the election results may shape its approach towards its neighbouring country.
Syria has been readmitted into the Arab League more than a decade after its seat was frozen, marking a significant development in its reintegration into the Arab world. The decision will provide Damascus with a political boost and may encourage other countries in and outside of the Arab world to normalise and improve relations with Syria.
In this interview, The Syria Report speaks with Mohammad Hassno, CEO of the Assistance Coordination Unit, a Syrian opposition organisation that coordinates humanitarian efforts and facilitates the flow of information between donors, executive agencies, and local partners. 
The European Union (E.U.) General Court recently annulled Syrian businessman Nizar Assaad's sanctions listing on the grounds that the E.U. Council erred in its assessment of his role in the Syrian business landscape and ties to the ruling Assad family.