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Dutch, British discuss stepping up Syria sanctions

The Dutch foreign minister said he and his British counterpart had discussed stepping up sanctions against Syria to hasten an end to 16 months of conflict in the country.

July 10, 2012 10:42
 

EU leaders threaten Iran and Syria with more sanctions

EU says Iran talks must be "constructive and substantial"; Iran has dismissed US threat to target central bank; Russia, China have blocked broader response to Syria

October 24, 2011 6:49
 

Syria bans imports to save foreign currency

Syria says it wants to preserve foreign reserves, boost local industry; Businessmen say ban damages already hard-hit confidence; EU sanctions hit Syria's main mobile operator and its largest company

September 25, 2011 9:52
 

Syria, unable to buy fuel, tries barter

Gasoil tender failing to attract any sellers; Logistical restrictions making supply near-impossible; Supply of LPG may be a lifeline

September 24, 2011 4:37
 
EU sanctions target Syrian oil companies

EU sanctions target Syrian oil companies

EU sanctions target Syrian industry; Western experts say EU approach needs more bite; Russia Foreign min says sanctions 'will lead to no good'

September 3, 2011 4:07
 
EU extends Syria sanctions as violence continues –diplomat

EU extends Syria sanctions as violence continues –diplomat

Violent suppression of dissent in Syria has caused EU to extend sanctions on the country. Conditions worsen with roads in Aleppo being blocked and civilian losses recorded. Reuters reports.

June 22, 2011 2:55
 

Obama administration renews Syria sanctions

US says Damascus supports terrorist groups and is pursuing weapons of mass destruction.

May 4, 2010 8:22