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News Syria » Economy: Venezuela's migrant crisis could match scale of Syria's catastrophe, experts say

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/20/venezuelas-migrant-crisis-could-match-scale-syrias-catastrophe-experts-say.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Venezuela’s ongoing economic and political crisis has sparked a flow of millions of refugees that could lead to a humanitarian crisis even worse than that in civil war-torn Syria, according to some experts. While it’s hard to pinpoint the exact number ...

News Syria » Economy: US, Russian officials dispute reports of Russians casualties

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/reports-of-russian-deaths-underscore-dangers-of-syrias-war/2018/02/13/0995d552-112f-11e8-a68c-e9374188170e_story.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The Russian Defense Ministry charged that the incident reflected a U.S. push to grab Syria’s economic assets under the cover of fighting the Islamic State group. Without mentioning the U.S. strike, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Tuesday that ...

News Syria » Economy: Syrian director of 'Last Men in Aleppo' denied visa for Oscars, Academy stands in 'solidarity' with filmmaker

News channel or source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/Syrian-director-of-Last-Men-in-Aleppo-denied-visa-for-Oscars-Academy-stands-in-solidarity-with-filmmaker/articleshow/63015162.cms
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Abeed, who holds a Syrian passport and is living in Turkey, was denied visa on the grounds of Section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. Abeed's rejection means he will not be able to attend the ceremony. It comes in the wake of US President ...

News Syria » Economy: Syria's economy cut in half by conflict

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-33244164
Publication date: uesday 23 June 2015

Syria's economic output has shrunk by as much as 60% since the conflict began in 2011, according to estimates in a new report released by British think-tank Chatham House. Syria's mining and construction workers have been hit hardest - with exports ...

News Syria » Economy: Syria's civil war has destroyed its economy 'for years to come'

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/syria-economy-destroyed-2016-6
Publication date: Wednesday 08 June 2016

And the damage to both human capital and infrastructure could keep economic growth muted going forward — even if the conflict ends within a few years. Operating under the assumption that the conflict will continue on for "several more years," a BMI ...

News Syria » Economy: Iran’s economic stake in Syria

News channel or source: http://foreignpolicy.com/2013/01/04/irans-economic-stake-in-syria/
Publication date: Friday 04 January 2013

Many analyses have been made about Iran’s strategic and geopolitical role in the Syrian regime, but not enough attention has been paid to the crucial and changing economic relations between the two countries. By analyzing Iran-Syria relations through ...

News Syria » Economy: The Syria Paradox

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/27/magazine/the-syria-paradox.html
Publication date: onday 21 May 2012

One reason for this is simple: Syria’s economy was designed to all but prevent a broad coalition from forming against Bashar al-Assad’s regime. This is, of course, awful news for most Syrians. But it also calls into question some Things We Thought We K ...

News Syria » Economy: Russia suggests BRICS partners gain a foothold in promising Syrian market

News channel or source: http://tass.com/economy/989431
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Over the past seven years of the Syrian conflict, the country’s economy has suffered an enormous damage. "According to Syrians’ estimates, losses in the real sector of the economy topped $75 billion," the ambassador said. "UN experts believe that it ...

News Syria » Economy: As War Risk Falters: Syria’s Economy by the Numbers

News channel or source: http://247wallst.com/economy/2013/09/01/as-war-risk-falters-syrias-economy-by-the-numbers/
Publication date: Saturday 31 August 2013

The United Kingdom has decided to refrain from an attack on Syria, although the United States may go it alone (or perhaps with France.) Obama has agreed to pass the decision to Congress which will debate the matter no earlier than September 9. And in ...

News Syria » Economy: Syria's economy cut in half by conflict

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33244164
Publication date: uesday 23 June 2015

These are external links and will open in a new window Syria's economic output has shrunk by as much as 60% since the conflict began in 2011, according to estimates in a new report released by British think-tank Chatham House. Syria's mining and ...