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18-10-2016
04-10-2016

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

04-10-2016

The struggle over the language taught in Syrian education institutions is an increasing source of tension between the government and the Kurdish Union Democratic Party.

27-09-2016

The Syrian government has sent two of its members to Hassakeh as a means of reaffirming its bid for influence in the northeastern province.

27-09-2016

The following document is the text of the ceasefire deal reached on September 09, 2016, between Russia and the United States as reported by the Associated Press.

20-09-2016

A pro-regime media has provided the first estimate of the number of civil servants and other beneficiaries of government salaries living in opposition and other areas outside regime control.

20-09-2016

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

20-09-2016

Although estimates of Syria’s wheat crop vary they all confirm a further decline in output.

13-09-2016

The text below is the transition plan presented by the High Negotiation Commission, the main opposition's body in charge of negotiating an end to the Syrian war, in London on September 07, 2016.

06-09-2016

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

01-09-2016

The High Negotiation Commission
Executive Framework for a Political Solution Based on the Geneva Communiqué, September 2016

30-08-2016

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

30-08-2016

The airport of Qamishli, which is the only means for Syrians from the northeast to connect with the rest of the country, continued to witness significant activity in the first half of this year.

23-08-2016

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

23-08-2016

The outburst of violence in the city of Hassakeh between the Syrian regime and the YPG, the armed branch of the Kurdish PYD, has ended with an agreement today that will apparently lead to the withdrawal of all forces affiliated with the Syrian regime, a move that has significant consequences on the political scene as well as on the governance of Syria’s northeast.

22-08-2016

A fire that spread in the land registry of the city of Manbij after it was taken over by PYD-led forces last week has highlighted again the sensitive issue of land ownership in Syria.

16-08-2016

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

26-07-2016

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

21-07-2016

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Cuban newspaper Prensa Latina on July 21, 2016.

01-07-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by SBS Australia on July 01, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

28-06-2016

Lafarge, the French building materials global company, has been accused by a French newspaper of contributing to finance indirectly the Islamic State through its operations in Syria.

20-06-2016

The full text of the memo signed by 51 U.S. diplomats urging the use of military force as an option to push for a negotiated solution to the Syrian conflict.

14-06-2016

A border crossing between Iraq’s Kurdistan and Syria’s north-eastern region has been reopened after three months of closure.

07-06-2016

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

07-06-2016

While many investors expect to benefit from significant business opportunities as soon as the Syrian war ends, in practice many obstacles stand before any meaningful and large scale reconstruction effort.

31-05-2016

A draft new constitution for Syria has reportedly been written by Russia, although it has already been swiftly rejected by the regime.

31-05-2016

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

30-05-2016

Al-Badia Cement, a large cement manufacturing plant located near Damascus, has announced that it is resuming gradually its operations, weeks after its main factory was attacked by the Islamic State.

27-05-2016

Near Verbatim Transcript of Joint press stakeout by UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura and UN Senior Adviser, Jan Egeland

24-05-2016

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

24-05-2016

The Syrian Government has issued two new decrees pertaining to the registration of real estate property deeds.

17-05-2016

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

17-05-2016

The provinces of Lattakia and Tartous attracted most real estate transactions in Syria last year, according to official data, while Hassakeh witnessed a fourfold increase in the space of five years.

10-05-2016

The capture last week by the Islamic State of several gas fields in the region of Palmyra is posing serious risks for the energy supplies of Damascus.

10-05-2016

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

26-04-2016

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

19-04-2016

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

12-04-2016

ISIS revenues are on the decline, according to several international experts.

05-04-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian news agencies RIA Novosti and Sputnik on March 30, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

29-03-2016

The transcript of the press coneference by UN Envoy Staffan De Mistura on March 24, 2016, at the end of the first round of talks between the regime and the opposition in Geneva.

22-03-2016

The Syrian Pound is rapidly losing ground against the dollar and is likely to fall below the 500 mark in the coming days.

22-03-2016

The Kurdish Democratic Union Party announced on Thursday 17 March the establishment of a federal region in northeast Syria in a meeting held in the oil rich town of Rumeilan.

08-03-2016

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

01-03-2016

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

01-03-2016

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2268 (2016) adopted on February 26, 2016, endorsing the cessation of hostilities agreement reached by the United States and the Russian Federation, co-chairs of the International Syria Support Group.

23-02-2016

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

23-02-2016

The Syrian President has issued a decree calling on parliamentary elections to be held on April 13.

23-02-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by El Pais on February 21, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

16-02-2016

Syria’s economic, financial and social indicators continued to deteriorate in 2015, while consumption in areas outside Government control is weighing increasingly in the economy, a recent report has found.