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October 11, 2018

Damascus, SANA- For the first time in Syria and neighboring countries, a medical team at the Heart Surgery University Hospital in Damascus succeeded in performing a mitral valve replacement surgery for a 48-year-old woman.


Syrian lira on ‘high demand’ since border...
October 22, 2018

AMMAN — Currency exchange shops noted an increase in the demand for the Syrian lira during the past week, with many attributing this trend to the recent opening of"...

Nakheel, RTA award contract for three Deira Island...
October 22, 2018

Dubai's Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), in coordination with Nakheel, has awarded a contract for the construction of three bridges leading to Deira Islands.


October 22, 2018

SINGAPORE: Uber Technologies has decided to appeal a decision by the Singapore competition regulator that its merger with regional rival Grab violated the city-state’s competition laws, the firm said on Monday.
“Our objective is not to challenge the remedies of the decision, which are in fact almost identical to the commitments that Uber and Grab voluntarily offered to the CCCS (Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore),” Uber said in a statement.
“Rather, we aim to clarify that the conclusion that our transaction with Grab led to a substantial lessening of competition, and that Uber intentionally"...

October 22, 2018

Tehran, SANA- The Syrian-Iranian Businessmen Forum on Saturday kicked off in Tehran with the participation of a delegation of Syrian businessmen that comprises 50 businessmen headed by Secretary General of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce Mohammad Hamshou.

Hamshou and Chairman of Tehran Chamber of Commerce Masoud Khansari co-chair the Forum.

In a speech during the opening of the Forum, Hamshou underlined the necessity of upgrading economic, trade and investment relations between"...

October 22, 2018

Tehran, SANA – Secretary-General of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce Mohammad Hamsho discussed with Iranian Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan cooperation between the private sectors in Syria and Iran.

Fakhrieh said that the Iranian private sector and its companies are fully prepared to cooperate with the private sector in Syria.

Hamsho indicated to the importance of working with Iran through genuine partnerships to rebuild Syria, noting that there"...

October 22, 2018

Beirut, SANA-The Syrian expatriate singer Faia Younan has entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the first artist in the Middle East to finance her song “I Love Your Hands” through crowdfunding.

With this achievement, Younan will be the first female singer from the Arab world to enter this global encyclopedia.

In a statement to SANA, Younan said the Guinness certificate has a morally uplifting impact as it is a result of integrated team efforts for the project of financing"...

October 22, 2018

Damascus, SANA- The Cabinet approved on Sunday a bill on the state general budget of 2019, setting it at SYP 3882 billion with an increase of SYP 695 billion compared to the 2018 budget.

The approved budget allocated SYP 2782 billion for running expenditures, SYP 1100 billion for investment expenditures and SYP 811 billion for social support.

The budget also allocated revenues for creating new job opportunities and SYP 50 billion for reconstruction.