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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.

12-06-2018

Reports on an oil deal between the regime and the PYD have highlighted the continuing prominence of a new Syrian business figure.

10-05-2018

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Kathimerini, a Greek daily, in Damascus on May 10, 2018.

10-05-2018

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

17-04-2018

In Raqqa, Deir-ez-Zor and other areas under SDF control, local councils continue to announce on a regular basis the rehabilitation of infrastructure and various new development projects.

04-04-2018

The concluding statement of the April 4 meeting between Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, Turkey:

03-04-2018
03-04-2018

Syria’s regional planning commission has produced a long-term development plan that divides the country into seven regions that do not correspond to the boundaries of the current governorates.

27-03-2018

The Raqqa Civil Council has announced a set of new projects to improve living conditions and economic activity in the northeast.

16-03-2018

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey, as guarantors of the observance of the ceasefire regime in Syria, gathered in Astana on 16 March 2018 at the invitation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in order to take stock of their trilateral cooperation since the first International Meeting on Syria in Astana held on 23-24 January 2017 and

16-03-2018

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s statement and answers to media questions at a joint news conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu following a meeting of the Astana process guarantor states, Astana, March 16, 2018