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19-10-2018

JE: I have done this work of leading the Humanitarian Task Force for nearly three years, there has been too many setbacks, we have failed more often than we have achieved what we wanted, but there have been also some positive developments and we have two now that I would like to mention:

16-10-2018

A joint report by the FAO and the World Food Program has highlighted the dramatic situation of the Syrian agricultural sector, including the worst wheat harvest in three decades, although the return of security has ensured a relative stabilization in some sub-sectors.

16-10-2018

Syria has issued a new international tender to import wheat, the fourth since the beginning of the year.

02-10-2018

The Al-Bab Local Council has launched a gas filling plant, which will supply the whole Euphrates Shield Area, while a new Palace of Justice, funded by Turkey, has also opened north of Aleppo.

02-10-2018

In an update on its operations, the Syrian Petroleum Company says that various oil fields restarted production this year across the country.

21-08-2018

Some USD 300 million are going to be spent in the northeastern region of Syria under American and Kurdish control, mostly through funds provided by Gulf countries, the U.S. Administration has said.

31-07-2018

An opposition development fund financed by western countries has announced that it was supporting, for the first time, projects in northeast Syria.

12-07-2018

In this 2,600-word factsheet we look at China’s economic interests in Syria.

25-06-2018

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian NTV Channel in Damascus on Sunday June 24, 2018.

12-06-2018

Reports on an oil deal between the regime and the PYD have highlighted the continuing prominence of a new Syrian business figure.

04-06-2018
19-04-2018

In this 2,300-word factsheet we provide a profile of Samer Foz, who in the space of the past two years has risen to become Syria’s most powerful investor.

17-04-2018

In Raqqa, Deir-ez-Zor and other areas under SDF control, local councils continue to announce on a regular basis the rehabilitation of infrastructure and various new development projects.

17-04-2018

A government official has said that men represented today only a fifth of the Syrian labour force.

10-04-2018

A British petroleum company has confirmed that oil continues to be extracted from its fields in northern Syria despite western sanctions.

03-04-2018

The Turkish Government has decided to open a new border crossing near Afrin and to empower the governor of the Hatay province with the administration of this Syrian region.

27-03-2018

The Raqqa Civil Council has announced a set of new projects to improve living conditions and economic activity in the northeast.

27-03-2018

Additional details have surfaced on the agreement signed last year between the Syrian government and Russia’s Stroytransgaz to develop phosphate mines near Palmyra.

06-03-2018

A Lebanese media close to the Syrian regime has provided an estimate for the oil production in the Kurdish-controlled part of the country.

27-02-2018

The Raqqa Civil Council has announced the construction of a new bridge over the Euphrates that will reduce significantly transport times.