Afrin (84)

17-06-2020

The collapse of the Syrian currency is accelerating the transition to the Turkish lira in northern parts of the country, integrating them more deeply into the Turkish economy and away from the rest of the country.

19-02-2020

An article published in a Kurdish media outlet has disclosed some rare data on the budget of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES).

08-01-2020

Turkey’s Post and Telegraph Organisation (PTT) has opened two mobile branches in Tal Abyad and Ras Al-Ayn, the sixth and seventh it has opened in parts of northern Syria controlled by its proxies.

18-12-2019

Syria’s northern areas under Turkish control are planning to expand the use of the Turkish lira in place of the Syrian pound, a move that will entrench Ankara’s control and integrate these areas with the Turkish economy while limiting losses linked to the depreciation of the Syrian pound.

06-11-2019

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Syrian state TV on October 31, 2019.

27-03-2019

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria including a special section this week on Trump's Golan decision.

27-03-2019

New decisions in the northern Aleppo countryside confirm that the region is being increasingly linked to Turkey.

13-03-2019

Turkey has reopened to its truck drivers a key border crossing with Syria, raising tensions and protests from their Syrian counterparts.

13-02-2019

The value and flows of trade between Syria and Turkey remained unchanged last year, according to Turkish official statistics.

06-02-2019

Syria’s production of olive oil, a key product in large parts of the country, declined by some 20 percent last year, according to a government official.

13-11-2018

Turkey has inaugurated a new border crossing with the area of Afrin, increasing to five the number of open crossings between the two countries.

02-10-2018

The Al-Bab Local Council has launched a gas filling plant, which will supply the whole Euphrates Shield Area, while a new Palace of Justice, funded by Turkey, has also opened north of Aleppo.

26-06-2018

The governor of the Gaziantep province has announced a new measure to encourage trade relations with northern Syria.

22-05-2018

The Aleppo Free Provincial Council has announced the relaunch of a public transport service in areas under its control.