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Following the government’s decision to increase the pay of state employees, the Kurdish-led authority in northeastern Syria has announced a similar measure.

The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by French Paris Match magazine on November 28, 2019.

The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russia 24 and Rossiya Sevodnya.


The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian TV network, RT.


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


The decision by the U.S administration to keep hold of Syrian oil fields postpones any hope by the government to benefit from this resource in the short-term.


The text of the agreement between the Russian and Turkish presidents in Sochi on October 22, 2019.

Text of the U.S.-Turkish agreement for a ceasefire following the Turkish intervention in northern Syria in October 2019.


This factsheet originally aimed at providing an overview of the economic situation in North-East Syria under the control of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES). The events of the past few days, however, have changed facts on the ground before we could complete our work on this article.


Syria’s cotton crop is expected to be the best in years, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.


The Katerji brothers are negotiating to expand their investments in Aleppo, confirming that they have become the main business actors in Syria’s second largest city.


The minister of petroleum has provided a new update on the oil, gas and mining sectors.


The Syrian government has appointed among its representatives to the UN-led constitutional committee one of the country’s most influential business cronies.


A joint report by the FAO and the World Food Program has highlighted the performance of the Syrian agricultural sector this year, which includes a doubling of the wheat crop and a stabilization in some sub-sectors thanks to the improvement of the security situation.


The award of a contract by the Ministry of Petroleum to a Lebanese company to refine petroleum residues has caused controversy in Damascus.


New details on the oil operations of the Kurdish-controlled Syrian Democratic Council have been revealed, potentially causing the SDC some embarrassment.


Al-Furat Petroleum Company said that by the end of the first quarter of this year it had lost some USD 14.55 billion from the Syrian conflict.


The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources is seeking to maximise the procurement of oil from the eastern region as it continues to look for alternative sources to meet shortages.