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Syrian president announces $9bn national budget for 2019

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday announced a national budget for 2019 of almost $9 billion, of which around a third has been allocated to investment projects including in areas that have been devastated by the war. Seven years into Syria’s grinding civil war, the Damascus regime has succeeded in driving rebels and jihadists out […]

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