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Across the country, there are increasing situations of strikes as Syrians protest their harshening economic conditions and continuing chaos.


After taking control of the phosphate mines and the port of Tartous, Russia is now eyeing the Damascus International Airport.


This table provides data on passenger traffic at Syria's five civilian airports between 2010 and 2017.


The government’s passport department in Hassakeh has announced the issuance of thousands of new passports a year after it resumed operations.


In 2017, for the sixth year in a row, Syria’s gross domestic product declined, although at a slower pace than in previous years, while the government’s contribution fell significantly, official data show.


A full breakdown of Syria's 2019 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.


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.


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.


In an update on its operations, the Syrian Petroleum Company says that various oil fields restarted production this year across the country.


An opposition development fund financed by western countries has announced that it was supporting, for the first time, projects in northeast Syria.


A Syrian official has said that flights between Lattakia and Sharjah were resuming, highlighting the intermittent use of the airport since the intervention of the Russian army in the conflict.


Cham Wings has announced that it will start flying to Moscow from next month.


A full breakdown of Syria's 2018 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.


A British petroleum company has confirmed that oil continues to be extracted from its fields in northern Syria despite western sanctions.


Syria’s two main airlines have announced an increase in the size of their operating fleets as they repair old planes and lease others from the market.


Despite losing billions in the past years, Syria’s transport sector can still rely on its infrastructure that is mostly functioning.


The Ministry of Transport is preparing a draft law for the establishment of a state-owned airport operator.


The success by the Syrian regime and the various militias affiliated to it last week in breaking the siege of Deir-ez-Zor could pave the way for important long-term economic benefits.


The volume of wheat purchased by the Syrian government from its farmers will fall sharply again this year, an official has said.


A full breakdown of Syria's 2017 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.


A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.


Fly Damas has announced that it will start a weekly route to Suleimanieh in Iraq.


A scheduled bus trip has reportedly been launched between Qamishli and Damascus for the first time in four years, linking again the Iraqi border with the Mediterranean.


Only a week after the announcement that Aleppo Airport will resume its operations soon, flights have resumed at Lattakia’s Bassel Al-Assad airport.


Syria’s seed cotton harvest is set to remain at a record low level for the second year in a row.


Syria’s Kurds are launching a university in the city of Qamishli, the second in the space of one year.


The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian daily Komsomolskaya Pravda on October 14, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.


The Syrian government has sent two of its members to Hassakeh as a means of reaffirming its bid for influence in the northeastern province.


Syrianair has begun flying a third aircraft and is preparing to operate a fourth in the coming weeks, the minister of transport said.


The airport of Qamishli, which is the only means for Syrians from the northeast to connect with the rest of the country, continued to witness significant activity in the first half of this year.


The outburst of violence in the city of Hassakeh between the Syrian regime and the YPG, the armed branch of the Kurdish PYD, has ended with an agreement today that will apparently lead to the withdrawal of all forces affiliated with the Syrian regime, a move that has significant consequences on the political scene as well as on the governance of Syria’s northeast.


The following is a short profile of the members of the Syrian Government appointed on July 03, 2016.


A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.


The Kurdish Democratic Union Party announced on Thursday 17 March the establishment of a federal region in northeast Syria in a meeting held in the oil rich town of Rumeilan.


Growing in assertiveness, the Kurdish Self-Administration Democratic Authority in north-eastern Syria has issued in the past two years more than 40 different laws including investment regulations, the imposition of customs fees and the commemoration through a public holiday of the arrest of Abdallah Ocalan.


UPDATED: Russian forces are considering using another Syrian airport, Qamishli’s, for their aerial operations against the Syrian opposition, according to a monitoring group.


A second private airline, Fly Damas, has started flying in Syria.


The PYD, which manages the now semi-autonomous northeastern parts of Syria, has issued a law confiscating the properties of residents who left the region, a measure that will mainly impact Christians.


Traffic at Syrian airports increased 20 percent on an annual basis in the first half of this year, according to a Government official.


Cham Wings has resumed today a direct air link between Damascus and Doha.


A Ukrainian company has begun flights to Lattakia airport, becoming one of the rare European airlines to fly to Syria.


Passenger traffic remains strong at Qamishli Airport, which continues to benefit from the lack of security on Syrian roads.


Cham Wings, Syria’s only private airline, is starting round trips to Kuwait, the company announced in a statement.


Syria’s air transport regulator confirmed that its revenues declined significantly last year as most international airlines rerouted away from Syrian airspace.


Syrianair transported more than 20,000 passengers on its international flights last month, official data show.


Syria’s Kurdish regions are producing an average of 40,000 barrels of crude oil per day, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.