Aleppo (1975)

21-09-2021

The table below lists all the airlines operating out of the Damascus and Aleppo international airports as well as the destinations they fly to as of September 20, 2021.

15-09-2021

Over the past few weeks, the Aleppo business community faced a government crackdown, highlighting a combination of challenges the country’s northern city endures and consequent resentment towards the strong-arm policies of the government.

15-09-2021

On Tuesday, France's Court of Cassation overturned an earlier decision by a lower court to dismiss the charges of complicity in crimes against humanity brought against the multinational cement manufacturer, Lafarge.

08-09-2021

The company deals in a variety of business sectors including in the management of health, education and commercial centres.

01-09-2021

The Ministry of Health said on August 25 that 219,500 Syrians living in areas under its control, representing between one and two percent of the population, had been vaccinated against the Covid-19.

11-08-2021

In 2018, the opposition reopened a local Cadastral Affairs Directorate office in the city of Al-Bab in the northern part of Aleppo governorate, after rebuilding the lost real estate archive from scratch.

11-08-2021

The government has announced additional new gas production as it seeks to meet its significant electricity production shortage.

11-08-2021

The Syrian government has announced signing three contracts with private investors to rehabilitate large factories in the sugar and cement sectors. At least one of these involves a company owned by the powerful Katerji family.

04-08-2021

The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.

04-08-2021

The visit of several Russian delegations in the space of a few weeks and the presence of an increasing number of Russian companies confirm Moscow’s continued investment in its relationship with Damascus.

04-08-2021

Several hundred craft-related and manufacturing projects began activity in the first half of this year, according to the Ministry of Industry.

02-08-2021
28-07-2021

Details of two renewable energy projects came to light this week after President Bashar Al-Assad touted green energy as the alternative to conventional power sources as the country is gripped by fuel shortages.

28-07-2021

Russia has delivered a second batch of vaccinations to Syria amid warnings of the risk posed by the Delta variant despite a slower rate of infection over the past month.

28-07-2021

The Syrian government recently published the results of its first comprehensive survey of small and medium enterprises in Syria, which found that only 59.2 percent of the 800,000 companies surveyed were operational.

28-07-2021

Kaldeh trades in cosmetics and detergents, and engages in contracting.

28-07-2021

Hatabi's activities include solar power production, building materials and computers trading.

21-07-2021

The table below lists the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2020.

21-07-2021

Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad said the country’s economy was improving despite an “economic war” but gave no roadmap for addressing the increasing hardships faced by Syrians as he was sworn in this week for the next seven years.

21-07-2021

Surplus liquidity in the Syrian banking sector, which consists of six state-owned banks and 14 private banks, increased by 44 percent last year to SYP 2,962 billion, as the country’s banks remained conservative on lending and investment.

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.

20-07-2021

The list below includes the names of all the individuals that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the Syrian uprising in March 2011.

13-07-2021

An opposition-affiliated fund that finances projects in parts of Syria outside government control has approved three new initiatives with a combined budget of EUR 11.28 million.

06-07-2021

The Syrian government will permit imports of ginned cotton for a period of six months, confirming shortages of a commodity that represents the backbone of the country’s once-thriving textile industry.

06-07-2021

Shortages of natural gas and dysfunctional power plants have forced the government to tighten rationing of electricity in response to an intensifying power crisis.

29-06-2021

The Ministry of Health announced this week that all health workers in government-held areas had been vaccinated as the Syrian Ambassador in Moscow said Syria had received its first shipment of the Russian vaccine early this month.

23-06-2021

Syrlux deals in medical equipment trading and contracting.

23-06-2021

UPDATED on June 23, 2021: Iranian and Iraqi delegations have visited Syria in recent weeks with a view to boosting business as Damascus’s ongoing international isolation limits its options for reviving an ailing economy.

23-06-2021

The Syrian government recently approved a 30 percent increase in the prices of locally produced medicines in a concession to manufacturers who have threatened to halt production since the deterioration of the Syrian pound has decimated their profits.

23-06-2021

Bio Force deals in pharmaceutical products trading, medical equipment trading, contracting, export and import.

16-06-2021

Some residents of the so-called Triangle of Death, an area along the borders of the Damascus Countryside, Daraa and Quneitra governorates, are still suffering after the Lebanese Hezbollah militia seized their homes.

16-06-2021

UPDATED on June 16, 2021: The opposition-run local council of Al-Bab, in the north-eastern part of Aleppo governorate, has announced it is allocating land to compensate residents of the Jabal Aqeil district for their properties, which were converted into a military zone.

16-06-2021

Despite intensive media campaigns encouraging Syrians to register for COVID-19 vaccines over the past month, take-up among the population appears to be modest and none of the various administrations in Syria have released official statistics on the progress of their vaccination drive.

16-06-2021

Ayman Turkmani manufactures textile fibres. 

16-06-2021

Ariya Sarv Sahi deals in power and electricity generation.

16-06-2021
16-06-2021
09-06-2021

Law No. 31 of 2018 regulates the Ministry of Endowments, as well as its role in administering and investing in endowment real estate properties.

02-06-2021

Following is a list of ministers in the Syrian Interim and Salvation Governments that are in charge of areas of Northwest Syria outside Damascus's control. The Syrian Interim Government is backed by Turkey while the Syrian Salvation Government — the political body of the Islamist militant group Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham — controls parts of Idlib and the western Aleppo countryside.

02-06-2021

Russia’s ambassador to Syria said Moscow will supply one million tons of wheat to Damascus by the end of the year as expectations of a poor harvest fuel competition over the crop between rival administrations in the country.

02-06-2021

The administration in charge of northeast Syria has received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines and begun administering them to health workers as the number of positive cases across the country continues to tick up. 

02-06-2021

In early 2020, Ibrahim, who resides in Sweden, sold his agricultural land on the outskirts of the city of Hassakeh, in northeastern Syria, to his cousin Shaffan. The sale contract was handwritten, and included details such as the real estate number, location, and surface area of the property. The contract also included Ibrahim’s and Shaffan’s fingerprints, as well as signatures of witnesses from their family, and the price of the land as estimated by a local real estate office.

02-06-2021

The Afrin Liberation Forces, which are part of the majority-Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), have converted the town of Mennegh and its surrounding villages in the northern part of Aleppo governorate into a military zone. Mennegh has been empty of residents since the YPG forcibly displaced them in February 2016 with Russian air support.

02-06-2021

Three years since regime forces recaptured the city of Talbiseh in the northern part of the Homs governorate, residents are still facing difficulties in rehabilitating and repairing their properties damaged during battles and bombardment. To get around the challenges, they are partnering with real estate agents linked to the regime for connections or “wasta”.

02-06-2021

The city of Hama in central Syria is known for its informally built districts. This is due to decades of stalemate in the city’s urban planning policies and  government decrees that stopped the subdivision of lands in 1975 and delayed expansion of the city’s zoning plans.