Bashar Al-Assad (801)

11-10-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Danish broadcaster TV1 on October 06, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

04-10-2016

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

27-09-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by NBC on July 14, 2016. The transcript is by AP.

13-09-2016

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

13-09-2016

The text below is the transition plan presented by the High Negotiation Commission, the main opposition's body in charge of negotiating an end to the Syrian war, in London on September 07, 2016.

13-09-2016

The French authorities have temporarily seized assets of Rifaat Al-Assad pending the end of a case brought against him for corruption and embezzlement of funds.

06-09-2016

The Syrian Government is disbursing a large loan to help kick-off a controversial real estate development in Damascus after lacklustre interest from potential buyers.

01-09-2016

The High Negotiation Commission
Executive Framework for a Political Solution Based on the Geneva Communiqué, September 2016

30-08-2016

The full draft of the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act introduced by the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives calling for sanctions against Syrian regime allies and the prosecution of war criminals.

15-08-2016

Syrianair, the state-owned carrier, has rented a 20-year old Airbus plane from Iran’s Mahan Air to increase the size of its fleet that had fallen to a single aircraft.

21-07-2016

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Cuban newspaper Prensa Latina on July 21, 2016.

14-07-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by NBC on July 14, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

04-07-2016

The list of cabinet members appointed by Bashar Al-Assad on July 03, 2016.

01-07-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by SBS Australia on July 01, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

28-06-2016

Al-Mashreq, the investment arm of Rami Makhlouf, Syria’s most prominent business tycoon, has taken to court Gulfsands Petroleum over claims that its share in the UK-based oil company has been diluted.

08-06-2016

A transcript of the speech given by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on June 07 at the People’s Assembly.

07-06-2016

The decision by the Central Bank of Syria 10 days ago to reduce the supply of Syrian pound liquidities has helped strengthen the value of the national currency but appears unsustainable in the medium and long-term.

07-06-2016

Syrian billionaire Wafic Saïd and Barclays Bank have reached a deal under which the former ends his lawsuit after the bank apologised for the way it cut ties with him.

07-06-2016

While many investors expect to benefit from significant business opportunities as soon as the Syrian war ends, in practice many obstacles stand before any meaningful and large scale reconstruction effort.

24-05-2016

The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority has suspended for one full month the license of Cham Wings, the country’s main private sector airline.

26-04-2016

The Syrian authorities have announced a new influx of government investment in the two coastal provinces that far outweighs their investments in other parts of the country.

19-04-2016

The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority has obtained a court order seizing the funds of a former Malaysian contractor.

05-04-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian news agencies RIA Novosti and Sputnik on March 30, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

29-03-2016

Barclays Bank has closed the bank accounts of prominent Syrian investor Wafic Said and of his various entities.

22-03-2016

On Thursday 17 March, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad laid the foundation stone of a controversial real estate project in the Mazzeh district of Damascus.

08-03-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by German TV channel ARD on March 01, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

01-03-2016

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2268 (2016) adopted on February 26, 2016, endorsing the cessation of hostilities agreement reached by the United States and the Russian Federation, co-chairs of the International Syria Support Group.

23-02-2016

UPDATED: A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

23-02-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by El Pais on February 21, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

16-02-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by AFP on February 12, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

15-02-2016

The English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad to the Bar Association on February 15, 2016.

02-02-2016

For the second time in the space of one year, an EU court has refused to remove Mohammad Makhlouf from the European sanctions list.

21-12-2015

The text of Security Council Resolution 2254 (2015), endorsing a road map for peace process in Syria and setting a timetable for talks.

21-12-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by a Dutch TV station on December 18, 2015. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

11-12-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Spanish news agency EFE on December 11, 2015.

07-12-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by The Sunday Times on December 06, 2015. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

01-12-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by a Czech TV station on December 01, 2015. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

23-11-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by French weekly Valeurs Actuelles on November 15, 2015.

23-11-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Chinese TV station Phoenix on November 22, 2015.

18-11-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Italian TV channel Rai Uno on November 18, 2015.

05-10-2015

Statement published by the National Coalition and the main armed groups of the opposition rejecting the process presented by UN Envoy Staffan De Mistura.

Joint Press release
Syrian Coalition
Political Committee
October 03, 2015

05-10-2015

Cham Wings continues to expand its services and will start soon flying to Sudan.

04-10-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Iranian Khabar TV on October 04, 2015.

28-09-2015

A decree issued by the Syrian President on Eid Al-Adha has increased the monthly salary of all civil servants and armed forces members by 2,500 Syrian pounds.

21-09-2015

The UAE welcomed more than 100 thousand Syrians since the beginning of the uprising in 2011, the Government said in response to strong criticism of its policy towards Syrian refugees.

16-09-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Russian media on September 16, 2015.

01-08-2015

The English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on Army Day on August 01, 2015.

28-07-2015

The U.S State Department has announced the appointment of a new special envoy for Syria, Michael Ratney, who is replacing Daniel Rubinstein.

26-07-2015

The English transcript of a speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on live TV on July 26, 2015.