Beirut – Syria’s pound hit record lows on the black market Saturday trading at over 2,300 to the dollar, less than a third of its official value, traders said, ahead of new US sanctions.
Syrian refugees stand outside their tent at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern Lebanese town of Majdal Anjar, Lebanon. (File photo: AP)
Rami Makhlouf saga hits confidence
Bashar al-#Assad’s crackdown on his cousin Rami #Makhlouf comes at a time when the regime faces pressure from its allies, prompting speculation about their role in the rift. Discover what role #Moscow and #Tehran have to play here.https://t.co/Vxx9BLpzjK pic.twitter.com/OKnkN9KAkz
— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) June 6, 2020
Catastrophic for ordinary Syrians