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Dayr az Zawr

Dayr az Zawr (dĕr ăz zôr) or Deir ez Zor (–ĕz–), town, capital of Dayr az Zawr governorate, E Syria, on the Euphrates River. It is a prosperous farming town, with cattle-breeding and an agricultural school. It is also a hub for transdesert travel and has an airport. Salt rock mines are nearby. The modern town was built by the Ottoman Empire in 1867. France occupied Dayr az Zawr in 1921 and made it the seat of a large garrison. In 1946 it became part of independent Syria. It is a cultural center and has a university, but the city suffered significant devastation in Syria's civil war, when it was besieged (2014–17) by Islamic State forces. The town's name also is tranliterated as Deir al-Zour and Dayr al-Zur.
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Deir ez-Zor, 28 Aug: The US International Investment Group had entered with five new projects of 1.6 billion Syrian pounds taking total number of projects in industrial city of Deir ez Zor up to 35 according to a report issued from the City s governorates.
The first agreement renews the Deir Ez Zor oil license, wholly-owned by Total and jointly operated by Total and the Syrian Petroleum Company via the Deir Ez Zor Petroleum Company joint venture.
The first agreement renews the Deir Ez Zor oil license, by extending the license for 10 years to 2021.
"We are finalising talks with Syria on the extension of an oil and gas production permit at Deir Ez Zor," a Total spokeswoman said.
Shell since 1984 has made more than 80 oil and gas discoveries amounting to almost 2.3 bn barrels of oil equivalent, in the Deir Ez Zor (AFPC), Al Badiya (BOC) and Al Bishri (BPC) blocks (see Gas Market Trends).
In his 60s, he comes from the Al Jazira area near Deir Ez Zor. He also heads Sytrol.
In his 60s, he comes of the Al Jazira area near Deir Ez Zor. He studied in East Germany, where he got a doctorate degree.