The wheat harvest is starting in northeast Syria amidst a regional drought. Local farmers expect very poor yields, which will have dire consequences as nearly 60% of Syrians are already food insecure.
Syrian day laborers, especially those without work permits, are the most affected by Turkey’s latest lockdown.
In March and with no explanation, the Syrian regime closed four of the five crossings with the Kurdish-dominated AANES-administered areas, resulting in a spike in the prices of essential commodities in northeast Syria.
In Syria, a parallel market for COVID-19 related medical supplies thrives off the collapse of the country’s health sector.
Security-sponsored investment auctions: A new violation of displaced farmers’ property rights in northwestern Syria
While al-Hassan used to support his family of eight from the revenue of the land he inherited from his father, he now lives on “the monthly food basket that I receive in the camp.”
A look at Google Trends data for the year 2020 offers a glimpse into the daily lives of Syrians across the country, including the prominence of fuel shortages, the currency crisis and coronavirus.
Union des Banques Arabes et Francaises (UBAF) agreed to an $8.6 million penalty for “apparent violations of Syria-related sanctions program.”
Two new gas and fuel companies emerged recently in Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)-controlled areas in northwest Syria: Kaf Trading and Al-Shahba Petroleum.
Four years after government forces took control of the entire city in northern Syria, Aleppo’s reality appears far from a model to be emulated.
Those responsible for the Halfaya bakery’s destruction are also those who claim fame for its reconstruction: the Assad regime and its allies.