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The value of a single shipment of Captagon pills from Syria recently seized by Italian customs authorities represents more than the country’s total annual exports of goods. The Italians have pulled back from their initial claim that ISIS was behind the shipment.


For the second time in just a month, a drug shipment originating from Syria and packaged under the name of a well-known local brand has been seized, this time in Saudi Arabia.


UPDATED on November 06, 2018 at 7:41 pm GMT - A new lobby of Syrian businessmen, grouping mostly investors based abroad that have kept ties with the Syrian regime, has been formed.


The election held last week at Syria’s chambers of industry saw the arrival of various new faces.