Subjects – Syria Report



At the 33rd Arab League Summit, regional leaders ratified the need to continue the rapprochement process towards Damascus, but the summit concluded without any concrete economic or political concession towards Bashar Al-Assad’s govement.
The Autonomous Administration in Northeast Syria has announced advancements in the establishment of an industrial city in Manbij that will host 610 shops and workshops on 430,000 square metres. Construction works started in 2023 and the project is bound to be completed in 2025.
A visit by the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce to Saudi Arabia, initially scheduled for April 24, has been “postponed,” without a clear explanation, although a source close to the Syrian federation blamed elections at the Saudi Chamber of Commerce scheduled for this week.
Damascus is considering further privatising the public healthcare system, a move that might lighten the budget burden of the Ministry of Health but will severely impact the lives of Syrians that depend on free medical services in public hospitals and primary healthcare centres. The Ministry of Health has begun the procedures to transform all public hospitals into entities with administrative and financial independence and has also taken steps to “explore” a public-private partnership model for the management of medical facilities.


This 9300-word report presents a detailed account of inteational sanctions on Syria. It delves into the American and European sanctions programs, exemptions, and challenges in enforcing sanctions.


The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) Syria is dedicated to coordinating and executing initiatives aimed at reducing the risks associated with mines, explosive remnants of war, and improvised explosive devices.
The General Transport Company was established in Idlib in December 2021 by the Syrian Salvation Govement which controls and administers Northwest Syria.
Established in 2018, the industrial city of Al-Bab is located north of Aleppo, close to the Turkish border.
The Syrian Interim Govement is an alteative administration established by opposition groups on March 18, 2013.
The Syrian Turkish Electricity Company manages the power grid in areas under opposition control in northwest Syria, including maintenance and repair works.