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


The Syrian Government has announced a series of investments in Lattakia and Tartous amounting to billions of Syrian Pounds.


The Syria Recovery Trust Fund is receiving another USD 15 million to fund development projects within opposition-held territories in Syria.


In the first nine months of the year, the volume of cement produced by Syria’s state-owned plants declined by a fifth on an annual basis.


In a surprise move, Russia’s Soyuzneftegaz, an oil and gas company exploring Syria’s offshore areas, has announced that it was withdrawing from the Syrian market.


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


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


On August 20, the Syrian President dismissed two ministers and appointed their successors.


Security Council Draft Presidential Statement


Syria’s trade with Turkey remained stable during the first half of this year, according to Turkish official data as groups affiliated with the opposition push further their drive to replace the Syrian Pound by the Turkish Lira.


The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2235 (2015) adopted on August 07, 2015, establishing for one year a joint mission by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), to identify individuals or entities "perpetrating, organizing, sponsoring or otherwise involved in the use of chemicals as weapons in Syria."


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


Various groups affiliated to the Syrian opposition are pushing for the replacement of the Syrian Pound by the Turkish Lira in the opposition held northern areas raising a fierce debate among activists and other members of the opposition.


Cham Wings has resumed today a direct air link between Damascus and Doha.


Our two thousand-word factsheet on the economic aid agreements signed between Iran and Syria since the beginning of 2013.


Our two thousand-word factsheet on the economic aid agreements signed between Iran and Syria since the beginning of 2013.


The annual shareholders meetings of Syria’s commercial banks have seen some changes in their management and boards.


The production of Portland cement by Syria’s state-owned plants declined in the first half of this year, according to official data.


A businessman close to the Syrian regime is calling on the Government to declare the province of Tartous a free trade zone.


Syria increased again yesterday the price of gasoline, fuel oil and kerosene for the second time in forty five days.


Syria’s state cement plants transferred billions of pounds to the treasury last year in the form of taxes.


Syria has issued a tender inviting international companies to use spare capacity at its two refineries in Homs and Banias.


Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 25)


Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 25)


Sales of Portland cement by state plants in the first quarter of this year continued to decline, according to official data.


The Ministry of Industry has signed an agreement with Pharaon Investment Group to develop the Adra Cement Plant near Damascus.


Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 25)


Cement production by plants owned by the state remained relatively stable last year.


Syria’s bilateral trade with the USA was at one of its lowest levels on record last year.


After a modest rebound in 2014, manufacturing investment seems to be falling again in Syria, according to some preliminary data.


A coalition of FSA and Kurdish forces have reportedly taken back control of the Lafarge cement plant located in northeastern Syria.


Syria’s demand for cement could rise to an average of 50 million tons per annum in the five years that follow the end of the conflict, according to a Syrian official.


The official price of cement sold by state entities has been increased by up to 40 percent following the recent hike in oil derivatives prices.


Some three months after it suspended production, Al-Badia Cement has announced that it has resumed operations.


Al-Badia Cement, one of Syria’s largest cement producers, reported rising losses last year, partly because of theft and other security related problems.


Two listed companies have announced changes to their board of directors.


Syria Gulf Bank has announced the resignation of a board member.


Al-Badia Cement, the Syrian subsidiary of Italcementi, said that its factory had stopped production because of security concerns.


After a turbulent week, the Syrian Pound has managed to recover most of its losses against the US dollar.


The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2191 (2014) adopted on December 17, 2014, renewing for twelve months the authorization granted in July to the United Nations and its partners to deliver aid across borders not controlled by the Syrian Government.


ISIS, the Al-Qaeda offshoot ruling over large parts of eastern Syria, has announced the launch of regular passenger bus trips across Syrian and Iraqi cities within the territory under its control.


An appeal launched by the World Food Programme has helped finance part of the shortfall needed to fund a programme funding 1.7 million Syrian refugees.


The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Paris Match magazine on December 04, 2014.


A department of Russian Literature opened last week at Damascus University, as the Syrian Government seeks to highlight its strengthening ties with Moscow.


ISIS, the radical takfiri group, issued in the last week three tenders for the supply of electrical works across the areas under its control in eastern Syria.


The announcement last week by the Central Bank of Syria that it planned to pump more than USD 150 million this week to prop up the pound has done little to reassure markets or to strengthen the value of the national currency.


ISIS, the radical takfiri group that controls large swathes of Syria, announced last week that it would start minting its own gold, silver and copper coins.


The Syrian President has issued a decree nominating five new Governors in Lattakia, Tartous, Aleppo, Idlib and Quneitra.


The Syrian government has raised to world market levels the price of gas oil and fuel oil sold to manufacturers, effectively ending all subsidies on this segment of the market.


After a weeklong break, investors resumed trading in the Syrian bourse last week.