Sweeping Real Estate Sales Tax Reform Discussed

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Damascus Flails as Syrians abroad Queue for COVID-19 Vaccine

Syria Update 25 January 2021 Download PDF Version Damascus Flails as Syrians abroad Queue for COVID-19 Vaccine In Depth Analysis ‘National sovereignty’ is the latest barrier to procurement of the COVID-19 vaccine in Syria, which continues to run up against ill-defined hurdles, even as state health authorities admit that a long-running second wave of infections […]

Emboldened Self-Administration bids for greater power

Syria Update 11 January 2021 Download PDF Version Emboldened Self-Administration bids for greater power In Depth Analysis In a barn-burning statement published on 2 January, Ilham Ahmad, co-chair of the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC), laid out a bold 2021 agenda for the Self-Administration. Ahmad stated that the Self-Administration hopes to burnish its image “as the […]

Sanctions on Syria’s Central Bank Set Course for a Grim 2021

Syria Update 4 January 2021 Download PDF Version Sanctions on Syria’s Central Bank Set Course for a Grim 2021 In Depth Analysis On 22 December, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned the Central Bank of Syria in a year-end salvo. The latest round of sanctions specifically “aims to […]

Need for seed: Damascus increasingly desperate for wheat

Syria Update 21 December 2020 Download PDF Version Need for seed: Damascus increasingly desperate for wheat In Depth Analysis Lacking realistic means of averting an impending wheat crisis, the Government of Syria has tightened agricultural support for wheat farmers as it scrambles to boost the imports that are needed to fill now-chronic production shortfalls. On […]

Al-Assad alienates minority supporters in a bid for the Sunni Arab majority

Syria Update 14 December 2020 Download PDF Version Al-Assad alienates minority supporters in a bid for the Sunni Arab majority In Depth Analysis On 7 December, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad delivered a 75 minute-long speech to senior Syrian religious authorities and Islamic scholars during a meeting convened in Damascus by the Religious Endowments Ministry. Like […]

Turkey pressures Ein Issa as the SDF pivots toward politics

Syria Update 7 December 2020 Download PDF Version Turkey pressures Ein Issa as the SDF pivots toward politics In Depth Analysis On 5 December, Turkish troops and Syrian National Army (SNA) forces heavily shelled Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) positions in and around Ein Issa and Abu Rasin, as Turkey tests the soft boundaries of the […]

Syrian opposition signals willingness to stand in elections. What does it mean?

Syria Update 30 November 2020 Download PDF Version Syrian opposition signals willingness to stand in elections. What does it mean? In Depth Analysis In a since-halted move that has outraged the entire spectrum of the Syrian opposition, on 19 November, the National Coalition of Syrian Opposition and Revolutionary Forces (SNC) announced the formation of a […]