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17-04-2019

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has decided to reduce further the petrol it is allocating to individual car owners as shortages harden across Syria resulting in increased pressure on the currency.

17-04-2019

The Ministry of Transport has cancelled exemptions that benefitted Saudi and Emirati trucks crossing Syria, dealing an additional blow to efforts aimed at restoring ties with the Gulf.

17-04-2019

The Ministry of Tourism has said that the number of foreign visitors to Syria last year increased by some 40 percent, although this was very largely a result of growing numbers of one-day visitors from Lebanon.

15-04-2019

Updated on April 17
Standard Chartered has finalized a USD 1.1 billion settlement with American and British regulatory authorities for violating economic sanctions on several countries, including Syria.

13-04-2019
10-04-2019

As energy shortages get more acute the Syrian government has announced plans for a more severe rationing of petrol and blamed Egypt for preventing Iranian oil supplies through the Suez Canal.

27-03-2019

The following is the OFAC advisory warning actors of the global maritime industry involved with supplying oil to Syria. This text is published following its update of March 25, 2019.

27-03-2019
27-03-2019

The text of Donald Trump's official declaration recognizing Syria's occupied Golan Heights as being part of Israel.

27-03-2019

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria including a special section this week on Trump's Golan decision.

27-03-2019

OFAC has issued an update to its warning to the global maritime industry against shipping oil to Syria in a bid to tighten further supplies.

26-03-2019

The minister of tourism has estimated the losses of the sector since 2011 at some USD 50 billion.

20-03-2019

A press briefing by James Jeffrey after the Brussels conference on Syria on March 12-14, 2019.

20-03-2019

The annual Brussels conference on aid to Syria ended last week with a significant increase in amounts pledged by various countries.

20-03-2019

The details of the Syrian budget, which we publish this week, shed some light on the government expenditure structure, but also on some misleading numbers.

20-03-2019

One of Syria’s most prominent new business cronies has been arrested in Kuwait on charges of money laundering.

20-03-2019

A joint statement by France, Germany, the UK and the U.S. on the occasion of the eighth aniversary of the Syrian uprising.

20-03-2019

This table lists the participants at the Brussels meeting on March 12-14, 2019 (Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region - Brussels III Conference).

12-03-2019

Syria’s unrelenting energy crisis is pushing the government to try various solutions, including new supplies from the northeast and more import licenses to private investors.

12-03-2019

The Syrian government is planning to hand over the container terminal of the Lattakia Port to Iran, The Syria Report has learned.

06-03-2019

The list below includes the names of all the individuals that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the Syrian uprising in March 2011.

06-03-2019

The first briefing to the Security Council of the new UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir O. Pedersen.

06-03-2019

An Iranian official has said that Iran has plans to build a large number of housing units across Syria, in particular around Damascus.

06-03-2019

The Ministry of Tourism has announced that several new licenses for small hospitality projects, mostly restaurants, were granted in Damascus and Aleppo in the first two months of this year.

06-03-2019

In this article The Syria Report addresses key issues raised in the debate over western sanctions on Syria and makes a number of policy recommendations.

27-02-2019

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran H.E. Hassan Rouhani, President of the Russian Federation H.E. Vladimir Putin and President of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan gathered in Sochi on 14 February 2019 for a Tripartite Summit.

20-02-2019

The Syrian government has allowed the private sector to import liquefied petroleum gas in order to meet a shortage in supply.

20-02-2019

Damascus and Tehran are negotiating again the award of a mobile phone license to an Iranian company.

13-02-2019

The value and flows of trade between Syria and Turkey remained unchanged last year, according to Turkish official statistics.

06-02-2019

The Central Bank of Syria has announced that it will issue certificates of deposits later this month for the first time in its history, as the government seeks to raise funds to pay for its expenses.

05-02-2019

Syria and Iran signed last week in Damascus a string of new economic agreements, although very little details have emerged, casting doubts about their significance.

29-01-2019

In a statement through its official news agency, the UAE has highlighted the vast amount of aid it spent on Syria in the past seven years, in particular in regime-held areas.

23-01-2019

Three Gulf airlines are planning for a potential resumption of their flights to Damascus and would add to the three only international companies still flying to the Syrian capital. Here is a status of the airlines flying, and planning to fly, to and from Damascus.

23-01-2019

Opposition media are reporting that oil supplies from Kurdish to regime areas are ongoing through the intermediation of a Syrian business family recently put under sanctions.

22-01-2019

The list below includes the names of all the Syrian entities that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the uprising in March 2011.

22-01-2019

Three new licenses for car assembly plants have been given to Syrian investors in the past few months, raising the potential number of these plants, including several that have been operating for years, to eight. Here is a breakdown of these projects.

15-01-2019

The Syrian minister of petroleum has said that western sanctions were behind the shortages of Liquefied Petroleum Gas in the market, which have now been ongoing for more than two months.

15-01-2019

The text of the memorandum on Idlib signed by Russia and Turkey in September 2018.