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There's no blaming 'outside forces' this time: Al-Assad loses supporters over $50 million glitzy mall investment

of Tartus have sparked rare criticism from supporters of President Bashar al-Assad. It follows a series ... wrote one regime supporter on Twitter. "Sixty percent of the population of Tartus won't ... from the project -- a tourism sector employee in Tartus who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity -- ...

17/10/2014 - 00:38 - comment 0

Newsweek's #MuslimRage hashtag gets mocked

Newsweek tried to get attention with it's new magazine cover but being mocked on Twitter was probably not what they had in mind; Many Syrian Christians head for Tartus; Assad now targeting bread lines and hospitals; and the responsibilities ...

Blogs Roundup - 19/09/2012 - 07:47 - comment 0

Syrian opposition leader released as car bomb kills seven in Homs

for Democratic Change (NCBDC) "was released" Sunday after he was detained Saturday at a Tartus miltary ... was detained Saturday at a Tartus miltary checkpoint. ...

22/12/2013 - 11:28 - comment 0

I spy with my little eye: IDF camera caught in Syria

on the strategic Ant Island located opposite Syria’s Tartus Port, these special devices were installed to scan ... Tartus Port in a pact under which a multi-billion dollar debt was cancelled. In recent months several ... opposite Syria’s Tartus Port, these special devices were installed to scan Russian nautical fleet movement ...

Editor's Choice - 02/04/2013 - 03:01 - comment 0

Conflicting reports on the mission of Iranian warships in Syria

to the Mediterranean, arrived in the Syrian port of Tartus for a mission of "training" with the Syrian navy Two warships that Iran sent last week to the Mediterranean, arrived in the Syrian port of Tartus ... port of Tartus for a mission of "training" with the Syrian navy, reported Monday an Iranian ...

22/02/2012 - 07:31 - comment 0

Syria Seeks $161m from Japan, Islamic Bank for Shipping

as saying Tuesday.  A 100 million dollar loan from Japan would pay for developing the ports of Tartus ... pay for new port facilities to boost efficiency and, in Tartus, two new terminals of which one would ... to shipping companies, Obeid said.  Tartus and Latakia are well placed for traffic to and from the Gulf ...

19/05/2010 - 10:16 - comment 0

Central Bank of Syria trying to protect its foreign assets

in the shipping industry say that the volume of shipping in the ports of Tartus and Latakia declined by 35 to 40% ... of the prevailing uncertainty.  The ports of Tartus and Latakia were hit by a dramatic decrease in the movement ... of this year, compared to the same period of 2010. A major freight operator in the port of Tartus said, “We ...

25/09/2011 - 05:48 - comment 0

Abu Dhabi fund finances new Syrian textile factory

The Syrian government recently commenced construction on a $140 million textile factory in Tartus, approximately 260 kilometers west of Damascus. The Abu Dhabi ... commenced construction on a $140 million textile factory in Tartus, approximately 260 kilometers west ...

15/08/2010 - 13:22 - comment 0

Russia DM denies Syrian port report

denied the report, adding the supply point in Tartus, 250 kilometers from Damascus, would be used in its ...

18/05/2010 - 10:28 - comment 0

Syrian opposition control 70 per cent of oil wells

of President Bashar al-Assad still controls the Baniyas and Tartus ports, which are a main export portal. ...

02/04/2013 - 06:38 - comment 0