Interim Government (42)

01-07-2020

The number of Syrians who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 57 percent over the past 15 days, according to government estimates, although the numbers still remain low compared to many other countries.

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.

10-06-2020

Competition for the purchase of the wheat crop is growing in Syria, with the rapid depreciation of the national currency forcing all actors to revise their prices and budgets.

29-04-2020

The number of Syrians who tested positive for the Coronavirus went up from 42 last week to 43 yesterday. Of those, 19 people recovered, up from six a week earlier, while the number of deaths was unchanged at three.

15-04-2020

The Syrian minister of health has acknowledged the minuscule number of daily Covid-19 tests being carried out, while the economic consequences of the crisis appear to be increasingly serious.

29-01-2020

In Idlib and northern Aleppo, local authorities are switching the price of bread, a staple food, away from the Syrian pound in a bid to alleviate the impact of the currency’s rapid depreciation.

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.

06-08-2019

A new flourmill has been inaugurated in the Euphrates Shield Area, raising the number of mills there to three.

30-10-2018

A conference on reconstruction was organized last week by the Interim Government of the Syrian opposition.

13-02-2018

Construction works on an industrial zone in the Euphrates Shield area north of Aleppo have begun with the aims of attracting investment and boosting economic activity in this pocket under the control of the Turkish authorities.

09-01-2018

The Syrian opposition is planning to open three new crossings in its northern Aleppo enclave to help boost trade with nearby regions.

10-10-2017

The Interim Government of the Syrian opposition has taken over the control of a border crossing between Turkey and northern Syria, which will enable it to have its first relatively significant source of independent revenues.

22-05-2017

The Syrian government has increased the price it is paying farmers for their wheat to ensure it can procure as much of the local crop as possible but the opposition is countering with an even higher offer.

01-11-2016

Across opposition-held areas, the supply of wheat and bread appears to be a key priority for local institutions often supported by international donors.

25-10-2016

Syrian opposition groups are preparing for the next agricultural growing season in areas that have been freed from the control of ISIS in northern Aleppo.

27-09-2016

A member of the Interim Government of the Syrian opposition was killed last week in Daraa.

30-08-2016

An opposition fund has announced new funding contracts for development projects in the opposition-held parts of the country, in particular its first venture in the education sector.

12-07-2016

The list of the cabinet members of the Interim Government appointed by the National Coalition on July 11, 2016.

12-07-2016

Syria’s main opposition body, the National Coalition, has formed a new Interim Government.

17-05-2016

The Syrian Coalition has appointed a new Prime Minister to head its Interim Government in replacement of Ahmad Tohme.

26-04-2016

The Syrian opposition investment fund has announced a new allocation of money to help food supply sustainability in the northern opposition-controlled areas.

04-10-2015

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

14-09-2015

The Interim Government, the executive arm of the National Coalition, is planning to open a university in Aleppo to host students living in opposition areas.

31-08-2015

The trust fund in charge of funding development and humanitarian projects in opposition-held parts of the country announced in August financial agreements worth more than EUR 4 million for new projects.

17-08-2015

Qatar is granting USD 15 million to the Syrian opposition to buy wheat from local farmers.

11-05-2015

The Syrian Government has increased by around a third, compared to last year, the price it will pay to buy the wheat crop from its farmers.

30-03-2015

Idlib, the capital of one of Syria’s fourteen provinces, fell on Saturday outside the control of the regime and in the hands of a coalition grouping opposition forces and the Nusra Front.

20-10-2014

The National Coalition, Syria’s main opposition grouping, last week reappointed Ahmad Toumeh as Prime Minister of the Interim Government.

07-07-2014

The executive arm of the Syrian opposition is continuing to take various steps to strengthen its credentials in opposition areas and among refugee communities.

30-06-2014

Ninety years after it was abolished by Ataturk, an Islamic Caliphate has been formally established on some parts of Syria and Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham, a radical Islamist group.

16-06-2014

The executive of Syria’s opposition has published one of its first tenders for the repair and maintenance of a road within Syrian territory in a move that serves to assert its ambitions.

26-05-2014

Syria’s opposition Government, also named the Interim Government, has denied being involved in a scheme providing 4G Internet services in northern opposition areas.

19-05-2014

Updated May 20, 2014: In spite of limited financial means, the Interim Government of the Syrian opposition has announced plans to restore production at a power plant as well as to relocate within Syrian territory.

24-03-2014

The Interim Government of the Syrian opposition has announced that it will add to its payroll all the civil servants sacked by the Syrian government because of their support for the opposition.

27-03-2013

The following document is the English version of the speech delivered by the President of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces, during the Arab League Summit in Doha, Qatar.

27-03-2013

The following document is the English version of the speech delivered by the President of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces, during the Arab League Summit in Doha, Qatar.

31-07-2012

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with German TV in July, 2012.

05-03-2005

The English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad at the Parliament on March 05, 2005.

01-12-2003

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with the New York Times on December 01, 2003