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22-05-2019

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.

08-05-2019

The Central Bureau of Statistics has provided new population and household expenditures data based on a large survey it conducted at the end of 2017.

01-05-2019

In the first five months of 2018, Syria’s inflation rate was largely flat and in some months prices even declined, official data show.

10-04-2019

An increase in planted areas combined with good rainfalls should help improve this year’s wheat and barley crops, a government official has said.

26-03-2019

The government has announced the implementation of several water projects in parts of the Raqqa province that are under its control.

20-03-2019

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

19-03-2019

Syria’s cotton harvest has remained stable last year, although it was still only at around a tenth of the average volume in the decade preceding the uprising.

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.

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.

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

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.

24-12-2018

The withdrawal of American forces from Syria’s northeastern region will have important economic consequences.

04-12-2018

Syria’s main opposition-affiliated development fund announced in the past three months the financing of several new projects in the country’s north and northeast.

27-11-2018

The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.

26-11-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 26 November 2018.

30-10-2018

The visit last week to the east of the country by Syrian PM Imad Khamis was mostly about reaffirming the presence of the state in a very contested part of the country.

23-10-2018

The government’s Reconstruction Committee has provided a list of the rehabilitation projects that are planned for this year.

16-10-2018

A joint report by the FAO and the World Food Program has highlighted the dramatic situation of the Syrian agricultural sector, including the worst wheat harvest in three decades, although the return of security has ensured a relative stabilization in some sub-sectors.

09-10-2018

The issuance of passports to Syrians living abroad continues to represent an important source of foreign currency revenues.

02-10-2018

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

11-09-2018

The U.S. Treasury has blacklisted a number of Syrians and other nationals and entities associated with Syria’s oil procurement networks, including one of the most prominent war profiteers.

28-08-2018

The volume of wheat procured from local farmers this year by the state’s grains purchasing entity declined by a third and was at its lowest level in decades.

21-08-2018

Press Statement
Heather Nauert
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 16, 2018

The United States applauds today’s announcement by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of its generous contribution of $100 million for ongoing, Coalition-supported stabilization efforts in areas liberated from ISIS in Syria.

21-08-2018

Some USD 300 million are going to be spent in the northeastern region of Syria under American and Kurdish control, mostly through funds provided by Gulf countries, the U.S. Administration has said.

17-08-2018

Press Statement
Heather Nauert
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 17, 2018 

The enduring defeat of ISIS is a top priority of this Administration and of the State Department.

31-07-2018

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

03-07-2018

The number of residents in Syria stands at around 19.2 million, according to recent estimates.

03-07-2018

The estimated size of Syria's population by governorate as of the end of May 2018.