June 22, 2015 - Our Weekly Selection

In the News | 22-06-2015

Our weekly roundup of articles and reports written on Syria's economy and society.

After fleeing Syria's war, chef becomes a star in Gaza: "Fans began asking him to make other Syrian meals that they had heard about in movies or on TV."

Sudden Fuel Cuts in Northern Syria Threaten Millions With Humanitarian Catastrophe: "Northern Syria is on the brink of disaster as widespread fuel cuts threaten mass power outages, water shortages and hospital closures."

Islamic State crisis: 'Mines planted in Syria's Palmyra': "Islamic State militants have planted landmines and explosives around the ancient Palmyra ruins, according to a group that monitors the war in Syria."

Syria fuel shortages due to rebel infighting threaten lives - MSF: "Disruption of fuel supplies due to fighting between rebel groups in northern Syria is threatening the closure of hospitals and paralysing the work of ambulances and rescue services, an international medical charity said on Sunday."

Dates, Beverage Prices Soar Prior to Ramadan: "Al-Watan investigation reveals traders sell poor quality products at inflated prices."

Halki: Syria, Iraq Have Legal Right to Access Euphrates: "Syrian PM meets with Iraqi water minister, stressing countries' right to access Euphrates River running through Turkey."

PM: SYP 1.3 Billion Allocated to Hassakeh's Reconstruction: "Halki announces over SYP 1 billion has been allocated to the budget of Hassakeh province to fund services and administrative projects."

First Arabic Library Opens in Istanbul: "Library will act as an Arabic education center with the aim to provide a number of educational and artistic workshops, lectures and seminars."

Written by: The Syria Report
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