The US has sanctioned 14 Syrian officials and entities linked to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad under the recently implemented Caesar Act, announced Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday.
Syrian army soldiers advance in Tall Touqan village, in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, about 45 kilometres southwest of Aleppo, on February 5, 2020. (AFP)
US Treasury sanctions businessman Wassim Anwar al-Qattan
Syrian refugees in a building under construction they have been using as a shelter in the city of Sidon in southern Lebanon, on March 17, 2020. (AP)
Hama and Maarat al-Numan sanctions
A Syrian girl peers from the entrance of her home in Hama on August 11, 2011. (AFP)
Residents inspect the rubble of damaged buildings, looking for victims, after a deadly airstrike, said to be in Maarat al-Numan, Idlib province, Syria August 28, 2019. (Reuters)