Media

28-05-2019
The government is planning to tax online advertising as Syrians have largely shifted to social media for their news and other information services.
31-07-2018
Syria’s last surviving classified weekly is reportedly closing as it falls victim of a decline in the advertising market, a switch to online media and a dispute between its owners.
23-04-2018
Stagnant sales last year at Syria’s only large media group signal a still distressed media sector.
25-04-2017
Syria’s largest media company had a turnover of less than 600 thousand dollars last year, a reflection of the impact of the war on the country’s companies.
17-01-2017
A new weekly owned by a local businessman has started publishing in Damascus.
24-08-2015
United Group, Syria’s largest media group, has reported an increase in revenues and profits in the first half of this year , although the company has dramatically shrunk in the last four years.
13-04-2015
The American administration is amending its sanctions regime to allow some transactions in, and with, the Syrian publishing sector.
02-03-2015
After several years of steep decline, United Group, Syria’s largest media group, managed to stabilize its operational performance.
19-01-2015
Syria’s publishers are increasingly choosing to publish abroad because of the deteriorating security conditions in the country.
03-11-2014
Syria’s state-owned news agency has released Hebrew and Persian language services.
13-10-2014
For the first time since the beginning of the Syrian uprising, United Group, Syria’s largest media conglomerate, managed in the first of half of this year to stabilize its revenue stream.
22-09-2014
United Insurance Company has announced the resignation of its General Manager.
28-07-2014
In a surprising move, Cinema City, a multiplex cinema theatre based in Damascus, announced that it was reopening its doors, a year after its closure.
21-07-2014
One of Syria’s state-owned press groups is reportedly planning to issue a daily newspaper to cover Tartous local news.
14-07-2014
The National Coalition, Syria’s largest opposition grouping, has elected a new president to succeed Ahmad Jarba.

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