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The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.


The list below includes the names of all the individuals that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the Syrian uprising in March 2011.


Oil shortages in Syria have eased somewhat as the government receives a shipment from Iran and seeks alternative solutions.


Syria and Venezuela talked last week of boosting their economic relations during the visit to Damascus of Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza.


The two tables below list the number of foreigners by nationality who entered Syria in the period 2010-2016.


The Ministry of Economy is preparing to relaunch bilateral business councils with several countries it considers “friendly,” including the Czech Republic, a member of the European Union.


The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Telesur, a Venezuelan TV station, in Damascus on April 27, 2017.


The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2336 (2016) adopted on December 31, 2016 supporting the efforts by Russia and Turkey to enforce a ceasefire and jump-start a political process.


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


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


The Syrian government has cancelled a wheat barter deal with an Italian company on unclear grounds.


The text of Security Council Resolution 2254 (2015), endorsing a road map for peace process in Syria and setting a timetable for talks.


The text of Security Council Resolution 2253 (2015), imposing sanctions on the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (also called ISIS).


The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2249 (2015) adopted on November 20, 2015, calling upon Member States with the requisite capacity to take “all necessary measures” to prevent and suppress the terrorist acts of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant on territory under its control in Syria and Iraq.


The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2235 (2015) adopted on August 07, 2015, establishing for one year a joint mission by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), to identify individuals or entities "perpetrating, organizing, sponsoring or otherwise involved in the use of chemicals as weapons in Syria."


Syria and Belarus signed earlier this month a protocol to enhance economic and trade ties.


The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2209 (2015) adopted on March 06, 2015, condemning the use of chlorine as a weapon in Syria and signalling that it would take “Chapter VII” action if such arms were used again in the nearly four-year-old conflict.


Bashar Al-Assad was declared the winner of the Presidential “elections” held on June 2 in Syria with his two opponents gaining together less than 7.5 percent of the votes.


The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Latin American TeleSur TV on September 26, 2013.


The Syrian government is paying some USD 500 million every month to import oil products, the minister of petroleum and mineral resources said.


The Minister of Petroleum has said that his government has signed long-term contracts with foreign companies for the supply of oil products to Syria.


Syria has received a shipment of 13,000 tons of gas oil - mazout - and is expecting further supplies from “friendly” countries.


Syria is set to start exporting 33,000 barrels of crude oil a day to Russia, according to the prime minister.


Syria’s policy on the sale of gas oil, or mazout, is again this year a source of all sorts of rumours and debates as the winter season nears.


The Syrian economy will not collapse and GDP growth will be positive this year, Mohammad Jleilati, the Minister of Finance, was quoted as saying in a press interview.


Mohammad Jleilati, the Minister of Finance, has said that his government was finalising discussions with Russia to print money there, a move that signals a potentially growing economic dependency of the Syrian government towards Moscow.


Syria received 35,000 tons of diesel from Venezuela last week, one of several deliveries of energy products it expects to receive in the coming weeks to alleviate shortages in the country, its Minister of Oil said.


The estimated cost of the oil export sanctions imposed by the west on Syria has risen to USD 4 billion, according to Sufian Al-Allao, Minister of Oil.


The Syrian Ministry of Oil has re-evaluated its estimate of the country’s loss from the sanctions imposed by western countries on the oil sector at around USD 3 billion.


Refining, filtering, filling and marketing olive oil  


Works on a construction site for a large mixed-use project in the southern city of Suweida were inaugurated earlier this week.


Selling tickets to and from the cities of Venezuela


Syria and Iran have inked a preliminary agreement to build a 2,000 km “Islamic” pipeline that will carry gas from Iran to Syria through Iraq.


The English transcript of statements made by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in a joint press conference in Damascus on October 21, 2010.


China National Petroleum Corporation will begin construction of a USD 2 billion refinery in Syria in the second quarter of next year, according to press reports.

Syria’s President, Bashar Al-Assad, has concluded a ten-day tour to Latin America, the first ever by a Syrian head of state to that continent.

The edited English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with the Syrian Expatriate Community in Venezuela on June 27, 2010.


The edited English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad During the Visit to Venezuela on June 26, 2010.


Venezuela might increase its stake in the Furoqlos Oil Refinery project to provide it with the financing needed for its launch, Sufian Al-Allaw, Syria’s Minister of Petroleum, said.


The level of economic "freedom" remains low in Syria according to an annual survey published by the Fraser Institute.


The English transcript of a joint press conference between Bashar Al-Assad and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on September 03, 2009.


Syria and Iran have signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of various joint projects in the energy sector including the construction of a pipeline that would carry gas from Iran’s southern gas fields to Europe through Syria.


The state-owned oil companies of Syria, Iran and Venezuela, and a Malaysian private firm, have formally signed the agreement setting up a company between them to establish a refinery in the region of Furoqlos, east of Homs.


The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Iranian TV on September 17, 2008.

Noor Petroleum has announced that the feasibility study for the establishment of a refinery in Deir-ez-Zor has been completed.

CNPC and the Syrian Government have signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of an oil refinery with a daily capacity of 100,000 barrels of oil.


The Syrian government has signed an agreement with Iran, Venezuela and a Malaysian consortium to build a 140,000-barrel per day refinery in central Syria.


The Ministry of Oil has invited international oil companies to bid for the exploration of four offshore blocks. This is the first time Syria offers offshore areas for exploration


Noor Financial Investment Company (Noor), a Kuwait-based investment firm, will start building a new oil refinery in Syria before the end of 2007