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18 November 2011

H-P Computers Underpin Syria Surveillance

Author: Vernon Silver, Bloomberg

Hewlett-Packard equipment worth more than $500,000 has been installed in computer rooms in Syria, underpinning a surveillance system being built to monitor e-mails and Internet use, according to documents from the deal and a person familiar with the...

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2 December 2011

E.U. sanctions force Shell to leave Syria

Author: Javier Blas, Financial Times

Royal Dutch Shell will “cease” activities in Syria after the European Union blacklisted three state-owned Syrian oil companies in an effort to raise the pressure on President Bashar al-Assad’s regime...The Syrian groups are the local...

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29 January 2012

Tobacco giant JTI quizzed over shipment to Syrian tycoon 'bankrolling Assad's terror'

Author: Jamie Doward & Lucy Fulford, Observer [UK]

A tobacco under investigation after millions of its cigarettes were shipped to a firm linked to a billionaire accused of playing a key part in suppressing the popular uprising in Syria...Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which owns the...

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