Trading and commerce news from Syria


Syria , Wednesday 23 May 2018

Financial News Syria: US halts financial assistance to northwest Syria - AMN Al-Masdar News

News channel or source: https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/us-halts-financial-assistance-to-northwest-syria/
Publication date: Saturday 19 May 2018

AMN Al-Masdar NewsUS halts financial assistance to northwest SyriaAMN Al-Masdar NewsThe US administration has decided to cut financial aid for northwestern Syria and redirect it to areas where it has greater impact, officials told local media on Friday. Projects o...

Financial News Syria: Syrian entrepreneurs thrive in Turkey, boost economy - Hurriyet Daily News

News channel or source: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/syrian-entrepreneurs-thrive-in-turkey-boost-economy-131907
Publication date: Wednesday 16 May 2018

Hurriyet Daily NewsSyrian entrepreneurs thrive in Turkey, boost economyHurriyet Daily NewsIn a large complex in Gaziantep's industrial zone, Syrian businessman Amer Hadri, head of prominent crisp and snack packaging company Zirve Extrusion, has succeeded in re...

Financial News Syria: Putin says Russian warships permanently on duty in Mediterranean - Xinhua

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-05/16/c_137184205.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 16 May 2018

XinhuaPutin says Russian warships permanently on duty in MediterraneanXinhuaMOSCOW, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that warships armed with Kalibr cruise missiles will be permanently on duty in the Mediterranean due to persisten...

Financial News Syria: Just days after nuclear deal pullout, US slaps terror sanctions on head of Iran's central bank - Windsor Star

News channel or source: http://windsorstar.com/news/world/us-hits-head-of-irans-central-bank-with-terror-sanctions/wcm/d5b932ff-accc-4c5d-a9a9-a73b8a197ea5
Publication date: uesday 15 May 2018

Windsor StarJust days after nuclear deal pullout, US slaps terror sanctions on head of Iran's central bankWindsor StarMost recently, the U.S. has been concerned about the role that Hezbollah fighters are playing in Syria to help prop up President Bashar Assad....

Financial News Syria: European members try to salvage Iran nuclear deal as US slaps sanctions on head banker - Globalnews.ca

News channel or source: https://globalnews.ca/news/4211152/europe-iran-nuclear-deal-us-sanctions/
Publication date: uesday 15 May 2018

Globalnews.caEuropean members try to salvage Iran nuclear deal as US slaps sanctions on head bankerGlobalnews.caWASHINGTON – The United States intensified its financial pressure on Iran on Tuesday, slapping anti-terror sanctions on the head of its central bank a...

Financial News Syria: How Paul Desmarais Jr. became mired in a Syrian cement plant probe - The Globe and Mail

News channel or source: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/commentary/article-lafargeholcims-syria-debacle-dogs-the-desmarais-family/
Publication date: uesday 15 May 2018

The Globe and MailHow Paul Desmarais Jr. became mired in a Syrian cement plant probeThe Globe and MailCanada's billionaire Desmarais family has never been known for its passive investment style. Under its late patriarch Paul Desmarais Sr., Power Corp. of Canad...

Financial News Syria: Expert: Syria Deployment Pushing the Limits of Russian Military Capability - USNI News

News channel or source: https://news.usni.org/2018/05/17/expert-syria-deployment-pushing-limits-russian-military-capability
Publication date: hursday 17 May 2018

USNI NewsExpert: Syria Deployment Pushing the Limits of Russian Military CapabilityUSNI News“It's much more realistic” to invest in smaller ships and submarines, essentially a “Green Water Navy,” Lavrov said. It is “more able to defend the country....

Financial News Syria: Syrian president Assad flies to Russia to meet for talks with Putin - The Independent

News channel or source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/syria-assad-russia-putin-talks-latest-war-recovery-economy-a8357596.html
Publication date: Friday 18 May 2018

The IndependentSyrian president Assad flies to Russia to meet for talks with PutinThe IndependentIt is understood that they also spoke about investment of Russian companies in Syria, and investing more in Syria in general. In video footage of the meeting shared by...

Financial News Syria: US exit from Iran deal & impose curbs a double whammy for India - Tehelka (satire) (press release)

News channel or source: http://www.tehelka.com/2018/05/us-exit-from-iran-deal-impose-curbs-a-double-whammy-for-india/
Publication date: onday 21 May 2018

Tehelka (satire) (press release)US exit from Iran deal & impose curbs a double whammy for IndiaTehelka (satire) (press release)Besides, the decision could adversely impact India's investment plans in Iran. Bharat Hiteshi ... India needs to work with countr...

Financial News Syria: White House condemns 'sham' Venezuela vote, likens humanitarian crisis to Syria - McClatchy Washington Bureau

News channel or source: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article211579664.html
Publication date: onday 21 May 2018

McClatchy Washington BureauWhite House condemns 'sham' Venezuela vote, likens humanitarian crisis to SyriaMcClatchy Washington BureauThe White House on Monday announced it would block the Venezuelan government from selling off the nation's assets in ex...

Financial News Syria: Mogadishu, Minnesota - City Journal

News channel or source: https://www.city-journal.org/html/mogadishu-minnesota-15924.html
Publication date: onday 21 May 2018

City JournalMogadishu, MinnesotaCity JournalTwo of four Somali-Minnesotans intercepted at JFK airport in New York en route to Somalia had used federal financial-aid funds to finance their travel; one of the defendants even financed one of his planned trips to Syri...

Financial News Syria: US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates - New Jersey Herald

News channel or source: http://www.njherald.com/article/20180520/AP/305209896
Publication date: onday 21 May 2018

New Jersey HeraldUS anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout acceleratesNew Jersey HeraldAt least some of the U.S. money for those projects is expected to be redirected Syria's northeast where IS fighters remain, the officials said. The conflicting moves ...

Financial News Syria: Hawaii Teachers Union Backs Gabbard Opponent For Congress - Honolulu Civil Beat

News channel or source: http://www.civilbeat.org/2018/05/hawaii-teachers-union-backs-gabbard-opponent-for-congress/
Publication date: uesday 22 May 2018

Honolulu Civil BeatHawaii Teachers Union Backs Gabbard Opponent For CongressHonolulu Civil BeatAccording to a union email sent to teachers, the HSTA decided to endorse Campagna for Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District seat over Gabbard in part because the chall...

Financial News Syria: Syria's war transforms women's role - TRT World

News channel or source: https://www.trtworld.com/mea/syria-s-war-transforms-women-s-role-17652
Publication date: uesday 22 May 2018

TRT WorldSyria's war transforms women's roleTRT WorldWith that money, she rents this land to grow her own food and forge a new career as a farmer. With eight brothers, Sene never thought she would be the one to support her family as that was traditionally ...

Financial News Syria: Syrian Kurd traders suffer from twin tax system - Rudaw

News channel or source: http://www.rudaw.net/english/middleeast/syria/22052018
Publication date: uesday 22 May 2018

RudawSyrian Kurd traders suffer from twin tax systemRudawFor several months, traders in the self-proclaimed "federal region" in northern Syria have had to pay dues to both Kurdish authorities and the central government in Damascus. "We don't eve...