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Nutella no more: Syria bars imports to save dollars

Syrian businessmen, for decades able to count on neighboring Lebanon as a conduit for foreign goods and transactions, are now struggling within new confines – threatening further damage to an economy trying to claw its way back after nine years of war. Bashar al-Assad’s government, intent on salvaging the spiraling Syrian currency amid a financial crisis […]