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25-04-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Sputnik, a Russian news agency, in Damascus on April 21, 2017.

25-04-2017

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

25-04-2017

Russian oil engineering companies are reportedly already active in Syria as the Syrian President said that new contracts would be granted to them.

25-04-2017

A scheduled bus trip has reportedly been launched between Qamishli and Damascus for the first time in four years, linking again the Iraqi border with the Mediterranean.

18-04-2017

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

18-04-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by AFP, in Damascus on April 13, 2017.

11-04-2017

Syria’s wheat harvest could rise to above 2 million tons this year, the Minister of Agriculture has said, potentially reducing import levels.

11-04-2017

Syrian Arab Airlines, the national air carrier also known as Syrianair, will see its status change as the government seeks to accommodate more private companies.

10-04-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Vecernji List, a Croatian daily, in Damascus on April 6, 2017.

28-03-2017

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

21-03-2017

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

07-03-2017

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

07-03-2017

The success last week of regime forces in linking areas under their control with those of the Kurdish PYD will likely improve supplies of energy and agricultural products in Damascus and other parts of the country, lower costs and provide a small boost to economic activity.

06-03-2017

Despite a decline in its exports to Syria last year, Turkey remained an important trading partner.

28-02-2017

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

14-02-2017

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

10-02-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Yahoo News in Damascus on February 09, 2017.

07-02-2017

The following text is the english translation of a Syrian draft constitution written by the Russian government.

07-02-2017

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

31-01-2017

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

30-01-2017

Fly Damas, one of two Syrian private airlines, has signed an agreement to help boost bilateral trade with Iraq.

24-01-2017

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

24-01-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Japan's TBS in Damascus on January 17, 2017.

17-01-2017

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

17-01-2017

Syria is planning to import up to four million tons of wheat, an industry official has said, indicating that the government is not expecting to recover control of its wheat growing areas in the near future.

10-01-2017

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

10-01-2017

An important Iraqi business delegation was in Damascus this week to bolster bilateral ties which are hindered by the lack of a land border crossing and obstacles to banking transactions.

03-01-2017

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

20-12-2016

Local activists have highlighted the continuing oil trade taking place between the Islamic State and the Syrian regime through an increasingly powerful intermediary.

20-12-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by two Russian broadcasters on December 15, 2016.

13-12-2016

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

13-12-2016

A deal reached today to end all fighting and evacuate both armed rebels and civilians from eastern Aleppo marks the effective end of the battle of Aleppo and the victory of the Syrian regime and its allies.

13-12-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Syrian daily newspaper Al-Watan on December 08, 2016.

29-11-2016

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

22-11-2016

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

22-11-2016

The Kurdish-controlled self-declared autonomous region of northeastern Syria passed last week a labour law that replaces the government’s own regulations, in one of many similar moves by the Kurds in the past few years.

22-11-2016

A new government report has cast doubts on the actual level of oil production in Syria.

22-11-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Portuguese TV channel RTP on November 15, 2016.

15-11-2016

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

15-11-2016
A French NGO has filed a lawsuit against French cement producer Lafarge and its Syrian subsidiary for its alleged past dealings with the Islamic State.

15-11-2016
Syria has begun production at a new gas well at the Sadad field, in the central part of the country, around the city of Homs.

08-11-2016

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

25-10-2016

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

25-10-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Swiss TV channel SRF 1 on October 19, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

25-10-2016

Last week, Syrian regime forces battled ISIS around two major oil and gas fields in the centre of the country, while at the UN, the government has asked the U.S.-led coalition to stop bombing oil fields controlled by the Islamic State.

18-10-2016

Syria’s Kurds are launching a university in the city of Qamishli, the second in the space of one year.

18-10-2016

The new governor for the province of Hassakeh, recently appointed by Bashar Al-Assad, is a former military and security official, known for his brutality against civilians.

18-10-2016

An opposition controlled town has started issuing family registration books, the first such known case outside regime areas.

18-10-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian daily Komsomolskaya Pravda on October 14, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

18-10-2016