Euphrates Shield (22)

13-11-2018

Turkey has inaugurated a new border crossing with the area of Afrin, increasing to five the number of open crossings between the two countries.

30-10-2018

A conference on reconstruction was organized last week by the Interim Government of the Syrian opposition.

02-10-2018

The Al-Bab Local Council has launched a gas filling plant, which will supply the whole Euphrates Shield Area, while a new Palace of Justice, funded by Turkey, has also opened north of Aleppo.

11-09-2018

Two of four crossing between the regime and opposition areas in Idlib remain open, according to an opposition media.

28-08-2018

The Euphrates Shield Area (ESA) is witnessing several new developments that highlight its increasing autonomy relative to Damascus but also its rising ties to Turkey.

24-07-2018

Turk Telecom has reportedly established a customer service centre in the Euphrates Shiel Area, further entrenching the Turkish presence there.

03-07-2018

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

26-06-2018

The governor of the Gaziantep province has announced a new measure to encourage trade relations with northern Syria.

12-06-2018

A Turkish university is opening a faculty in the Euphrates Shield Area, highlighting the increasing influence and long-term commitment of Turkey in the north of Syria.

10-04-2018

A Turkish University has announced that it would organize a test to enable students living in the Euphrates Shield Area to apply for enrolment.

03-04-2018

The Turkish Government has decided to open a new border crossing near Afrin and to empower the governor of the Hatay province with the administration of this Syrian region.

20-03-2018

Several hundred small workshops and factories have restarted operations in the industrial zone of Idlib, a local media has reported.

13-03-2018

A Turkish company has signed a ten-year agreement to provide electricity to parts of the Euphrates Shield Area.

13-02-2018

Construction works on an industrial zone in the Euphrates Shield area north of Aleppo have begun with the aims of attracting investment and boosting economic activity in this pocket under the control of the Turkish authorities.

09-01-2018

The Syrian opposition is planning to open three new crossings in its northern Aleppo enclave to help boost trade with nearby regions.

19-12-2017

The Free Syria Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an opposition business lobbying group, has elected its new board of directors.

13-06-2017

Dozens of thousands of Syrian refugees in Turkey have returned to Syria in areas controlled by the Free Syrian Army, according to Turkish officials.

18-04-2017

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

04-04-2017

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

21-03-2017

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

04-10-2016

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