The visit of the Iranian president to Damascus coincides with a new wave of Arab normalization with the Syrian regime following the improvement of Saudi-Iranian relations. New initiatives for a solution in Syria emerged after meetings in Jeddah and Amman.
Pedersen is banking on the failure of normalization initiatives unless they commit to achieving a political solution in accordance with Resolution 2254 (2015).
An analysis published by Jusoor Center for Studies, on the previous security and military meetings held by Türkiye and the Syrian regime officials, and the extent to which it can be turned into political action.
An analysis released by Jusoor Center for Studies, on the implications of the new European sanctions against individuals and entities linked to the Syrian regime.
US suspends sanctions imposed on Syria: Dispelling the regime's allegations or retracting the sanctions?
On February 9, 2023,Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued Syria General License (GL) 23, which authorizes for 180 days all transactions related to earthquake relief that would be otherwise prohibited by the Syrian Sanctions Regulations (SySR).
Analysis released by Jusoor Center for Studies on the factors lurking behind the military escalation by Iran in Syria, and how far Tehran could go. It also shows the reasons for Iran's commitment to what might be called "controlled escalation" by which it can maintain its influence in the region.
Analysis published by Jusoor Center for Studies on the decision of the Monetary and Credit Council by the Syrian regime to allow banks licensed by it to grant loans in foreign currency instead of the SYP. In practice, this decision contributes to increasing investment and supporting the flow of foreign currency to regime-controlled areas, in addition to other goals and obstacles that prevent them.
Russia seeks to drop the monthly Security Council session devoted to the chemical weapons of the Syrian regime
Analysis released by Jusoor Center for Studies on the repercussions of Russia's recent decision to drop the session dedicated to reviewing the monthly report on the implementation of Resolution 2118 (2013) related to the elimination of the regime's chemical weapons programme.
Analysis published by Jusoor Center for Studies on the request of Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on February 5, 2023, during his visit to Iraq, to use Iraqi airspace, a year after Türkiye closed its airspace to reopen the military air corridor to Syria .
Western states have responded to the recent regional initiatives for normalizing relations with the Syrian regime with remarkable diplomatic movement, as statements were issued, and visits were made.
Postponing the International donors' conference for the earthquake-affected people in Türkiye and Syria
It is likely that the Brussels International donors’ conference postponed due to both technical and political reasons. However, the presence of the regime, directly or indirectly, in the Brussels conference is considered a violation of the position of the European Union, which is defined in its three no's.
New tasks for the US-Led International Coalition in Syria after targeting Iranian sites in Deir Ez-Zor
On the morning of Wednesday, March 8, 2023, one of the headquarters of the Iranian militias in the Al-Hamidiyah neighborhood in the city of Deir Ezzor was bombed by the US-led International Coalition drones. The target site is a major narcotics manufacturing and production facility; as it contains raw materials and tablet presses for captagon pills production.