Rami Makhlouf

  • Assad’s Cousin Says Offshore Companies Helped Regime Evade Sanctions

    The power struggle between President Bashar al Assad of Syria and his maternal cousin, Rami Makhlouf, appears to have intensified after the billionaire tycoon proclaimed in a Facebook post that he helped the regime set up offshore front companies so that it could avoid sanctions.  

  • Syria’s Tycoon Asks President to Help him Protect his Business

    A Syrian tycoon accused of enriching himself at the expense of Syrian people appealed on Sunday to his maternal cousin, President Bashar al-Assad, to stop authorities from insisting that he pay millions of dollars in taxes and arresting managers at his companies in “an inhuman” way.

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