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Unmoving—EU oil jolt may not be enough to rock Assad

Unmoving—EU oil jolt may not be enough to rock Assad

Oil sanctions which the European Union is expected to impose on Damascus for repressing protests would be a significant blow to Syria's economy but it may take more than that to hasten the end of President Bashar al-Assad's rule.

August 29, 2011 5:33
 
Unfazed—Business as usual for foreign oil companies in Syria…for now

Unfazed—Business as usual for foreign oil companies in Syria…for now

Efficient bureaucracy lured foreign companies to Syria and despite recent oil company-focused extremist attacks, these firms believe whoever wins this battle will continue to respect their presence in the country.

August 4, 2011 12:33