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Power cuts heat up interest in Syria’s traditional bathhouses

Metro USA 13 Jan 2022
Damascus (Reuters) – Syria’s traditional bathhouses once drew in customers seeking to relax in their leisure time ... Bassam Kubab, the owner of a public bath in a Damascus market, said it wasn’t just power shortages driving people to his establishment – some people also faced water supply cuts.
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Power cuts heat up interest in Syria's traditional bathhouses

Reuters 13 Jan 2022
Damascus, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Syria's traditional bathhouses once drew in customers seeking to relax in their leisure time ... Bassam Kubab, the owner of a public bath in a Damascus market, said it wasn't just power shortages driving people to his establishment - some people also faced water supply cuts.
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Syria offers industrial facilities to Iranian investors

The New Arab 22 Nov 2021
Syria has announced that it will offer damaged factories to Iranian investors ahead of a Syrian-Iranian business expo to be held in Damascus at the end of the month ... In exchange for its support, Damascus has granted Iran some concessions easing its entry into its economic market.
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War-torn countries explore Chinese market through import expo

People Daily 09 Nov 2021
-- Like the woolen carpet makers in Afghanistan, businessmen from Syria, a country that has also suffered war and turmoil in recent years, are also exploring the Chinese market. The Dakka Kadima factory in Syria, which has a history of nearly 100 years, has found its market in China after participating in the CIIE.
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Xinhua Headlines: War-torn countries explore Chinese market through import expo

Xinhua 08 Nov 2021
-- Like the woolen carpet makers in Afghanistan, businessmen from Syria, a country that has also suffered war and turmoil in recent years, are also exploring the Chinese market. The Dakka Kadima factory in Syria, which has a history of nearly 100 years, has found its market in China after participating in the CIIE.
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WATCH: Bombs planted on military bus in Damascus kill at least 14, in deadliest attack ...

Independent online (SA) 20 Oct 2021
Beirut – At least 14 people were killed in Syria's capital Wednesday morning when two explosive devices detonated on a military bus in one of the deadliest attacks to hit Damascus in years, according to the Syrian official news agency SANA ... Local opposition media reported the attack was on a market, as children were on their way to school.
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Attacks in Damascus and North West Syria kill 27

Gulf News 20 Oct 2021
Damascus. A rare bombing against an army bus in Damascus and shelling moments later of a town in rebel-held northwestern Syria killed at least 27 people on Wednesday in the deadliest flareup in months ... Around an hour after the Damascus attack, shelling by the Syrian army struck the rebel-held town of Ariha, in the northwestern region of Idlib.
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Syria's Damascus sees 14 killed in rare bus bombing

The New Arab 20 Oct 2021
A bomb attack on a regime army bus in Damascus killed 14 people on Wednesday in the bloodiest such attack to strike the Syrian capital in four years, the regime's SANA news agency reported ... Around an hour after the Damascus attack, Syrian regime shelling struck the war-ravaged town of Ariha, in the northwestern region of Idlib.
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“Our Lives Are Like Death”

Human Rights Watch 20 Oct 2021
One day in April 2021, the Branch 291 guards told Abdul he was to be hanged, but instead they took him in a car to the Hamidye market in Damascus and threw him onto the street ... How Damascus Exploits Detainees’ Families for Money,” Syria Untold, April 13, 2021, ...
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Jordan-Syria Border Crossing To Open For Trade

OWP 30 Sep 2021
Mazen Faraya, the Interior Minister of Jordan, said that after intense pressure from Damascus, restrictions on Syrian transit cargo to the Gulf markets and Iraq through Jordan will be lifted as well (Reuters) ... Royal Jordanian flights have not flown directly into Damascus for the last 10 years.
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Fire in Damascus Market Leaves Firefighter Dead, 2 Civilians Injured - State Media

Urdu Point 29 Sep 2021
A fire broke out in one of the markets in the Syrian capital of Damascus, leaving one firefighter dead and two civilians injured, the SANA news agency reported on ...
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Jordan to fully reopen main crossing with Syria this week

Gulf Daily News 28 Sep 2021
Interior Minister Mazen Faraya said restrictions on Syrian transit cargo to Gulf markets and Iraq through Jordan will also be lifted, which Damascus has been pushing for ... Jordanian businessmen had largely shunned dealing with Syria after the 2019 Caesar Act - the toughest US sanctions yet that prohibited foreign companies trading with Damascus ... .
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Jordan to fully reopen main crossing with Syria

The Arab Weekly 28 Sep 2021
Interior Minister Mazen Faraya said restrictions on Syrian transit cargo to Gulf markets and Iraq through Jordan will also be lifted, something for which Damascus has been pushing ... Caesar Act, the toughest US sanctions yet, which prohibited foreign companies trading with Damascus.
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Syria Country Office Market Price Watch Bulletin Issue 81, August 2021

Reliefweb 27 Sep 2021
On 7 August, the Governor of Damascus issued a decision to stipulate specific opening and closing times for all commercial markets, shops, restaurants, and various economic activities in the governorate, aiming to save energy to be redirected to residential users ... .
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Syria mVAM Bulletin #58: August 2021

Reliefweb 21 Sep 2021
COVID-19 cases continued to surge across Syria ... On 7 August, Damascus governorate issued a decision to stipulate specific opening and closing times for all commercial markets, shops, restaurants, and various economic activities in the governorate, aiming to save energy to be redirected to residential users ... .
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