WAEL AL HALQI

  • Economy is fine despite challenges, asserts Syrian PM September 17, 2013

    Amid reports about economic losses of more than $100 billion, Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi emphasised that Syria's economy is still "fine" and that the government has succeeded in undermining all foreign plots to hit its economy. A recent study issued by the non-governmental Syrian Centre for Policy Research said the...
  • New Iranian president vows support for Syria's Assad August 5, 2013

    Beirut: Iran's new president has expressed his country's support to Syria's embattled leader Bashar Assad's regime, saying no force in the world will be able to shake their decadesold alliance. Hasan Rouhani's comments came as Syrian troops and rebels fought some of the fiercest battles in the mountains of the...
  • Syrian Prime Minister escapes assassination bid April 30, 2013

    Damascus: Syrian Prime Minister Wael alHalqi escaped an assassination bid when a bomb exploded near his convoy in Damascus. The attack killed at least five people and left several others injured including the country's interior minister. The Prime Minister was not hurt. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the...