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04-08-2021
With rising military tensions in Daraa city, the Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees has returned to the fore due to its strategic location between opposition and regime-held territory. Over the past several days, regime forces have targeted the camp, near the Syrian-Jordanian border, with medium-grade weaponry and restricted movement of residents. Camp residents say they fear being displaced by regime military action.
04-08-2021
According to official statistics, between 2011 and 2021 some 2,600 building code violations were recorded in the city of Suweida, 1,000 in the city of Shahba and its suburbs, and more than 1,000 in other cities and towns across the governorate.
28-07-2021
On July 9, the Damascus governorate announced that it had published the nominal values of the new equitysharesand plots dueto rights holders in Basilia City. The governorate called on rights holdersto check the nominal values published on its public bulletin board, on the governorate website, and in service centres.
28-07-2021
Months after  the city of Zamalka in East Ghouta was recaptured in March 2018, regime forces bulldozed hundreds of buildings for supposedly violating the master plan.
21-07-2021
Most new laws contain articles that cancel out previous laws. However, Law No. 33 of 2017, which regulates the restoration of lost or damaged real estate documents, did not cancel out Land Registry Law No. 188 of 1926, which lays out procedures for issuing replacements for such documents.
21-07-2021
One of the most important differences between the various Cadastral Affairs directorates in opposition-held parts of northern Aleppo governorate appears to be the level of preservation of real estate ownership databases. Azaz city in particular is a successful model, as the opposition managed to protect paper real estate archives there and store them in a secure place after capturing the city in 2012.
13-07-2021
Last week, a local Russian-backed armed group attacked the town of Al-Mutaaiyah in the eastern part of the Daraa governorate, destroying and burning some houses and expelling their owners.
13-07-2021
The Hama governorate has completed a census of pistachio farmlands in the rural northern part of the governorate as well as neighbouring parts of southern Idlib governorate.
06-07-2021
The looting of IDP properties in opposition-held areas along contact lines with regime territory in the southern part of Idlib governorate has lately increased. The people carrying out most of the thefts, which are taking place in areas under the control of Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham, are local gangs or remaining residents themselves.
06-07-2021
While administrative units elsewhere in Syria are working to prosecute construction code violations, the Jableh City Council in Lattakia governorate has shown little interest in applying Decree No. 40 of 2012, which addresses such violations.