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Shackled: Syria’s uprising exacts heavy toll across Economy

Shackled: Syria’s uprising exacts heavy toll across Economy

Businessmen and analysts say the Syrian economy is shrinking; the IMF forecast a 2 percent contraction for Syria in 2011, in contrast to 3 percent growth which it predicted earlier this year

October 14, 2011 2:00
 
No more, Mr Nice Guy: Turkey readies Syria sanctions

No more, Mr Nice Guy: Turkey readies Syria sanctions

Despite earlier resistance, Turkey prepares to put sanctions on Syria, possibly affecting the military, banking and energy sectors. Erdogan says "sooner or later" Assad will go.

September 28, 2011 2:38
 

Syrian government resigns – state television

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accepted the resignation of the government on Tuesday

March 29, 2011 3:38