Exclusive: Sanctions Block Syria's Vital Grain Trade

LONDON (Reuters) - Syria is finding it increasingly hard to buy grain on international markets because sanctions have blocked its access to trade finance, while growing numbers of its citizens are struggling to obtain food after more than a year of conflict.

Sections:  u.s.   world   
Topics:  good   grain   middle east   sanctions   syria   syria sanctions   syrian uprising   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era endsIran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a "destabilizing" factor for Israel's security. More
  • U.S. believes Syria used chemicalsU.S. believes Syria used chemicals
    The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
BING NEWS:
  • Exclusive: Sanctions block Syria's vital grain trade
    The European Union, the United States and other Western countries have imposed sanctions on President Bashar al-Assad's government in response to his bloody crackdown on a revolt that has cost more than 10,000 lives. The measures, which include asset ...
    08/19/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Obama Executive Order Bans Sale and Importation of AK-47 ...
    (Pictured: Russian President Vladimir Putin shows off AK-47’s now banned in the United States) A new round of sanctions by the United States targets Russia’s ...
    06/21/2016 - 5:48 am | View Website
  • End Times Research Ministry
    email address: endtimesresearchministry@yahoo.com Bible prophecy documentary book download proving our generation will see the return of the Lord.
    06/20/2016 - 10:42 am | View Website
  • Highlights of Recent Issues
    February 2016 Issue No. 439. Inside this month’s issue … RICO! Milk Powder Lawsuit Turns Against DairyAmerica & CDI (p. 1):
    06/20/2016 - 6:25 am | View Website
  • The Smart Economy
    Smart Economy A Forum for discussing emerging smart discoveries and emerging technologies with built-in intelligence or embedded smarts, as well as the new cognitive ...
    06/19/2016 - 2:18 pm | View Website
  • Gates of Vienna
    After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message: It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address:
    06/17/2016 - 3:18 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News