Syria’s Interior Minister has announced that 89 per cent of those who took part in the referendum have voted in favor of a new constitution. The new law puts an end to five decades of one-party rule among other reforms put forward by President Assad.
Interior Minister Ibrahim al-Shaar announced the results of the referendum at a press conference on Monday.
According to the minister, out of 14,580,000 Syrians eligible to vote some 8,376,000, or about 57 per cent, actually came to the polling stations and voted, RT’s Maria Finoshina reports from Damascus.
Al-Shaar said that ...
With the collapse of Dubai's housing market other Middle Eastern spots, such as Syria, have been able to strengthen their agendas. Ownership restrictions in Syria have eased, and a host of other incentives has been introduced to encourage would-be property buyers. The main portion of the developments served up in the country caters exclusively to the property shopper with deep pockets.
The World Finance Syrian Economic Reform Awards 2010 celebrate the companies and individuals that provide the driving force behind Syria's success. Their presence and business manner have acted as symbols of ...
BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Syria, Iran's Arab ally, is driving to build a grandiose new energy alliance across the Middle East and beyond aimed at thrusting the economically troubled state back into a regional leadership role.
President Bashar Assad calls his vision the Four Seas Strategy to link the Mediterranean, the Caspian Sea, the Black Sea and the Persian Gulf into an energy network.
This eastward-looking strategy is intersecting with China's push westward in quest of oil, natural gas, raw materials and markets and converges on the Caspian, a major energy-producing ...
روسيا وقطر تؤكدان الالتزام بتسوية الأزمة السورية بأقرب وقت اعلنت وزارة الخارجية
الروسية, يوم الأربعاء, عن التزام روسيا وقطر بتسوية الأزمة السورية في أقرب وقت,
وذلك عقب لقاء جمع بين المبعوث الخاص للرئيس الروسي إلى الشرق الأوسط وشمال
إفريقيا، ميخائيل بوغدانوف مع وزير الدفاع القطري خالد العطية ووزير الخارجية
القطري سلطان المريخي في الدوحة.