The European Union has added today 11 businessmen and 5 entities to the sanction list as a part of restrictive measures taken on Syria. The sanctions list now includes 270 persons and 72 entities that are targeted by a travel ban and an asset freeze. The sanctions currently include an oil embargo, restrictions on certain … Continue reading Sanctions against Syria hazard the reconstruction of the country
The number of civilians killed in the US airstrikes on people's houses in the village of al-Baghouz Foqani has reached 31 civilian. The victims belonged to three families who came under the US air raids as they were fleeing the ISIS-controlled areas. The Syrian government once again has called on the United Nations Security Council … Continue reading US-led coalition airstrikes kill civilians. UNSC. What has to be done?
Syrian Transport Minister Ali Hamud said that Syria was planning to build a new international terminal at Damascus airport, which would have a capacity of up to 15 million passengers per year. Currently, the airport in the Syrian capital has a capacity of five million travelers per year. The Syrian minister was convinced that “Syria … Continue reading Syria plan to upgrade Damascus airport from 5 million up to 15 million passengers per year
UAE-Syrian Private Sector Forum kicked off on Sunday in Abu Dhabi, with a participation of a delegation of Syrian businessmen from various economic and trade sectors. A number of topics will be discussed during the forum, including industry, trade exchange, exports, exhibitions, agriculture, real estate and constructional development, tourism, and alternative energy. The forum comes … Continue reading UAE-Syria Private Sector Forum takes place in Abu Dhabi
The U.S. State Department allegedly sent a cable to the Lebanese Embassy in Washington that warned them against inviting Syria to the Arab Economic Summit in Beirut that is scheduled to take place this week. Lebanon was not only warned against inviting Syria to the Arab Economic Summit, but Washington also threatened sanctions against Lebanon … Continue reading US threatens to sanction everyone who participates in rebuilding Syria
According to the Syrian Ambassador in Lebanon Ali Abdel-Karim statement made today, Syria has received an invitation to attend the economic summit of the Arab League in Beirut, but refused to participate. Earlier in January an Arab League state told that the organization was working on a resolution to readmit Syria. The move could be … Continue reading Syria has received an invitation to attend the economic summit of the Arab League in Beirut, but refused to participate
A new batch of the displaced Syrians returned on Wednesday from refugee camps in Jordan to their villages and towns via Jaber-Nassib border crossing with Jordan. The displaced Syrians who were residing in al-Azraq camp returned via Nassib border crossing to their towns and villages which had been liberated from terrorism by the brave Syrian … Continue reading About 8000 Syrian citizens returned home via Jaber-Nassib border crossing