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Syria appoints new central bank governor amid currency crisis Syria appoints new central bank governor amid currency crisis
Syria appointed Issam Hazima as governor of its central bank on Tuesday, state media said, a week after his predecessor was sacked following criticism of his handling of a currency crisis that has ...
Economy 17 hours ago
Syria halts cellphone imports to shore up forex reserves amid US sanctions Syria halts cellphone imports to shore up forex reserves amid US sanctions
Syria has stopped granting licenses for mobile phone imports, pro-government media reported Wednesday, in a move the telecoms authority said was meant to shore up tight foreign exchange reserves.After ...
Technology 24 March ,2021
Turkey says raised concerns with Russia envoy over violence surge in northwest Syria Turkey says raised concerns with Russia envoy over violence surge in northwest Syria
Turkey has expressed to Russia’s envoy its objections and concerns about a recent flare-up of violence in northwest Syria, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, after Russian jets hit towns near the ...
Middle East 23 March ,2021
US lashes out at Assad regime, Russia for launching deadly Syria attacks US lashes out at Assad regime, Russia for launching deadly Syria attacks
The United States Monday lashed out at the Assad regime and its backers, Russia, for the latest attacks on civilians inside war-torn Syria.On Sunday, at least five patients, including one child, were ...
Middle East 22 March ,2021
At least 12 regime soldiers killed in militant ambush in south Syria: Monitor At least 12 regime soldiers killed in militant ambush in south Syria: Monitor
Armed men killed 12 Syrian soldiers in an ambush in the southern province of Daraa on Tuesday, a war monitor said.“At least 12 members of the Fourth Armored Division and the regime’s intelligence ...
Middle East 16 March ,2021
UK has tried hard diplomatically and militarily to end 10-year Syria war: Minister UK has tried hard diplomatically and militarily to end 10-year Syria war: Minister
The United Kingdom has worked very hard both diplomatically and militarily to try and bring an end to the war in Syria, the UK’s Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa told Al Arabiya on ...
Middle East 16 March ,2021
Quarter of Syrian refugees in Jordan food insecure, says WFP Quarter of Syrian refugees in Jordan food insecure, says WFP
A quarter of Syrian refugees in Jordan are food insecure and almost two thirds are on the brink, the World Food Program said Monday.This month marks 10 years since the start of the civil war in Syria ...
Middle East 16 March ,2021
Born into conflict, 10-year old Syrian boy is family’s breadwinner Born into conflict, 10-year old Syrian boy is family’s breadwinner
Mohammed Abu Rdan has known nothing but conflict throughout his short life.Born in rural Aleppo in 2011 when peaceful protests against President Bashar al-Assad’s government began, his childhood is ...
Features 15 March ,2021
Security forces foil suicide bombing plot in Syrian capital: State news agency Security forces foil suicide bombing plot in Syrian capital: State news agency
Syria foiled a suicide bombing plot in the capital Damascus with security forces killing three people they described as terrorists and arresting three others, state news agency SANA said on ...
Middle East 15 March ,2021
Three NGOs file landmark case against Russian Wagner over fighters’ actions in Syria Three NGOs file landmark case against Russian Wagner over fighters’ actions in Syria
Three NGOs on Monday announced a landmark legal case in Moscow against Russian mercenary group Wagner over the torture of a detainee in Syria, aiming to hold to account a murky fighting force with ...
World News 15 March ,2021
UK sanctions allies of Syrian President, including FM Miqdad, close advisers UK sanctions allies of Syrian President, including FM Miqdad, close advisers
Britain on Monday announced sanctions on six allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, including his foreign minister and close advisers.For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel ...
Middle East 15 March ,2021
Pope Francis renews appeal for Syria on 10th anniversary of conflict Pope Francis renews appeal for Syria on 10th anniversary of conflict
Pope Francis has renewed his “heartfelt appeal” to all sides in the Syria conflict to demonstrate “signs of good will so that a glimmer of hope can be open for the exhausted population.”The pope ...
Middle East 14 March ,2021
A decade of war in Syria killed over 388,000, says a war monitor A decade of war in Syria killed over 388,000, says a war monitor
The overall death toll for Syria’s civil war has reached 388,652 since it began a decade ago this month, a war monitor said on Sunday.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the ...
Middle East 14 March ,2021
US says Syria’s al-Assad has ‘done nothing’ to restore his legitimacy US says Syria’s al-Assad has ‘done nothing’ to restore his legitimacy
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has “done nothing” to restore his legitimacy and the United States will not normalize relations with the regime “any time soon,” the State Department said ...
Middle East 11 March ,2021
US Senate resolution calls to hold Assad regime accountable for war crimes US Senate resolution calls to hold Assad regime accountable for war crimes
A bipartisan resolution has been submitted by a group of high-ranking senators, calling for a permanent US policy to maintain humanitarian support for the Syrian people while holding the Assad regime ...
Middle East 11 March ,2021
Suspected missile attack on Syria oil facility sparks massive blaze: Aerial images Suspected missile attack on Syria oil facility sparks massive blaze: Aerial images
A suspected missile strike on an oil-loading facility used by Turkey-backed opposition forces in northern Syria sparked a massive blaze across a large area where oil tankers are normally parked, ...
Middle East 07 March ,2021
Missile strikes on Syria oil refineries kill four, injure 20: Monitor Missile strikes on Syria oil refineries kill four, injure 20: Monitor
Missile strikes on makeshift oil refineries in northern Syria killed four people and injured more than 20 others, a war monitor said Saturday.For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel ...
Middle East 06 March ,2021
Belgium to repatriate children and some mothers held in Syria Belgium to repatriate children and some mothers held in Syria
Belgium will repatriate children detained in a Syrian refugee camp to meet a 2019 court order, along with some mothers on a case by case basis, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo said on ...
Middle East 05 March ,2021
Syria sees COVID-19 spike but grim state of economy limits lockdown options Syria sees COVID-19 spike but grim state of economy limits lockdown options
Syria has seen a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections since mid-February but lockdown options remain limited due to the country’s dire economic situation, a member of the country’s coronavirus advisory ...
Middle East 04 March ,2021