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March 2021

Syrian Pound Exchange Rate Improves

After falling to an all time low, the value of the Syrian pound in the foreign exchange market has slightly improved, Alsouria Net reports

Security Tensions Escalate in Sayyida Zainab

Tensions are rising between locals from the Shia-majority Sayyida Zainab suburb of Damascus and Iranian militias, leading to the cordoning off of the area, an opposition media reports

What Happened Over the Weekend

Turkish and Russian defense ministers secure a truce in Idleb, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the ICRC sign a cooperation agreement, and the UN urges the UK to rethink Syria aid cuts. Catch up on everything that happened over the weekend.