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29-03-2016

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

22-03-2016

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.

22-03-2016

According to recent data, Syrian investors now contribute to the set-up of more than 40 percent of all companies established by foreigners in Turkey.

15-03-2016

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

08-03-2016

The cost of the war on Syria’s economy reached USD 275 billion by the end of 2015 and will almost double even in the event of an end to the conflict now, a report has found. 

08-03-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by German TV channel ARD on March 01, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

01-03-2016

The main host destination for Syrian refugees in Turkey is the province of Hatay, i.e. the Sandjak of Alexandretta, Turkish data indicate.

01-03-2016

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

23-02-2016

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

23-02-2016

The number of Syrian refugees in Europe increased six-fold last year to almost 900 thousand, according to the latest data from the UN, still less than 0.2 percent of the population of the continent.

23-02-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by El Pais on February 21, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

16-02-2016

Syria’s bilateral trade with Turkey decreased last year on the back of lower Turkish exports.

16-02-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by AFP on February 12, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

16-02-2016

The dollar continued to gain in the Syrian foreign exchange market as speculation is believed to weigh increasingly on the value of the Syrian Pound.

16-02-2016

The full text of the Statement of the International Syria Support Group following its meeting in Munich on February 11 and 12, 2016:

11-02-2016

Statement of the International Syria Support Group

09-02-2016

A conference organized in London last week managed to collect some USD 11 billion to aid Syrian refugees and host countries in the next five years and, in effect, to try to keep Syrians out of Europe.

09-02-2016

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

09-02-2016

Germany has announced that it was contributing an additional amount to projects in opposition-held areas.

26-01-2016

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.

19-01-2016

The shortages of wheat are leading to an increase in the price of bread in areas under the control of ISIS and the PYD, according to local activists.

11-01-2016

The Syrian government has cancelled a wheat barter deal with an Italian company on unclear grounds.

04-01-2016

Starting January 8, all Syrians entering Turkey will need to obtain a visa from the nearest Turkish consulate, in what is one of the first consequences of the recent agreement signed between the EU and Turkey.

04-01-2016

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2258 (2015) adopted on December 22, 2015, renewing for twelve months the authorization granted to the United Nations and its partners to deliver aid across borders not controlled by the Syrian Government.

21-12-2015

The following is a selection of links to reports on issues related to Syria's labour force in refugee host countries.

21-12-2015

Two new countries have announced additional commitments to Syria’s recovery fund.

21-12-2015

The text of Security Council Resolution 2254 (2015), endorsing a road map for peace process in Syria and setting a timetable for talks.

21-12-2015

The text of Security Council Resolution 2253 (2015), imposing sanctions on the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (also called ISIS).

21-12-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by a Dutch TV station on December 18, 2015. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

14-12-2015

The table below lists all the funding provided in 2015 to the UN and its partner organisations for the Syrian humanitarian crisis.

14-12-2015

The United Nations is requesting close to USD 8 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of the Syrian war.

11-12-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Spanish news agency EFE on December 11, 2015.

07-12-2015

The European Union announced last week a EUR 390 million aid package aimed at helping the countries neighbouring Syria cope with refugees.

01-12-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by a Czech TV station on December 01, 2015. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

30-11-2015

Syrian industrialists are renewing calls for the establishment of a Turkey boycott office akin to the Israeli Boycott Bureau, a move that has economic as much as political motives.

23-11-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by French weekly Valeurs Actuelles on November 15, 2015.

23-11-2015

The United Kingdom will organize early next year a donors conference to fund Syria’s humanitarian needs.

23-11-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Chinese TV station Phoenix on November 22, 2015.

20-11-2015

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2249 (2015) adopted on November 20, 2015, calling upon Member States with the requisite capacity to take “all necessary measures” to prevent and suppress the terrorist acts of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant on territory under its control in Syria and Iraq.

16-11-2015

The text of the statement issued after the meeting in Vienna on November 14 of the International Syria Support Group:

14-11-2015

Statement of the International Syria Support Group
Vienna, November 14, 2015

13-11-2015

Internet is gradually returning to Aleppo after a 7-month suspension, according to an internet intelligence service.

12-11-2015

Here is the text of the eight-point proposal, titled “Approach to the Settlement of the Syrian Crisis”, drawn up by Moscow before international talks on Syria this week as published by Reuters.

10-11-2015

The text of the declaration at the end of the first Vienna meeting on October 30:

02-11-2015

The Syrian pound has continued its relentless decline as the dollar crossed the 360-pound level and the Euro climbed above 400 pounds this week.

30-10-2015

Statement of the International Syria Support Group
Vienna, October 30, 2015

Meeting in Vienna, on October 30, 2015, China, Egypt, the EU, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United Nations, and the United States [“the participants”] came together to discuss the grave situation in Syria and how to bring about an end to the violence as soon as possible.

04-10-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Iranian Khabar TV on October 04, 2015.

28-09-2015

New details have emerged on the level of exports and revenues generated by the PYD, the Kurdish party in control of Syria’s northeastern region, from crude oil.

21-09-2015

The Syrian Government has banned state institutions from importing from Turkey, while at the same time expanding access to Iranian products.

16-09-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Russian media on September 16, 2015.