Soaring passport demand nets Syria more than $500 mn

A Syrian man holds Syrian passports as he waits to board a passenger ferry heading to Turkey at Lebanon’s north   Damascus (AFP) – Syria has netted more than $500 million from passport fees this year, after raising charges for those obtained abroad to bolster foreign exchange reserves, the government said in a report Monday. […]

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