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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.

10-04-2018

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.

27-02-2018

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2401 (2018) adopted on February 24, 2018 caling on a cessation of hostilities in Syria.

The text of the resolution reads as follows:

         The Security Council,

27-02-2018

The Raqqa Civil Council has announced the construction of a new bridge over the Euphrates that will reduce significantly transport times.

22-02-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 22 February 2018.

06-02-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 05 February 2018.

16-01-2018

Syria’s dramatically poor rainfalls are threatening to have serious economic consequences this year.

09-01-2018

The Raqqa Civil Council has announced several new economic initiatives as it strives to restore normal life in the city.

02-01-2018

Recent statements by American officials but also reports from Raqqa suggest that the United States is considering getting involved in some form of reconstruction in Syria’s northeastern region.

12-12-2017

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

07-11-2017

The government’s reconstruction committee has announced that it would allocate money for the areas of Deir-ez-Zor that were taken back from the Islamic State last week.

26-09-2017

The takeover of a large gas field near Deir-ez-Zor by Kurdish-affiliated Syrian opposition groups last week draws many economic and political implications for a range of local, regional and international actors including the Syrian regime, Iran, the U.S. but also Russian private contractors.

26-09-2017

The Syrian government has raised significantly the minimum capital requirement for foreign exchange companies as the national currency depreciated to a tenth of its value relative to the dollar in the past six years.

12-09-2017

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

05-09-2017

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

05-09-2017

The number of real estate transactions in Syria's fourteen provinces between 2010 and 2016.

05-09-2017

The Syrian authorities have approved the latest version of a draft law that is supposed to enable the issuance of new property documents for those who have lost them, although the text worries many Syrians.

29-08-2017

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

28-08-2017

Syria’s inflation was 50 percent in October, the last month for which data is available, a very high rate but still a decrease relative to previous months.

22-08-2017

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

22-08-2017

On August 18, regime affiliated forces took control of a large gas processing plant west of Raqqa, enabling a further increase in gas supplies.

08-08-2017

Syria’s oil and gas production continues to increase incrementally as a potential deal with the PYD may add significant more volumes to the government’s control.