Ministry of Interior (Syria)

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Ministry of Interior
وزارة الداخلية
Current minister Mohammad al-Shaar
Headquarters Merjeh Square, Damascus
Website http://syriamoi.gov.sy

The Ministry of Interior (Arabic: وزارة الداخلية) is the interior ministry of Syria. Its headquarters are on Merjeh Square in Damascus.[1]

Ministers of Interior[edit]

  • Abdul Rahman Khalafawi (21 November 1970 – 4 March 1971)
  • Ali Zaza (4 March 1971 – 8 July 1976)
  • Adnan Dabbagh (8 July 1976 – 14 January 1980)
  • Nasser al-Din Nasir (14 January 1980 – 8 April 1985)
  • Mohammad Ghobash (8 April 1985 – 11 January 1987)
  • Muhammad Harba (11 January 1987 – 12 December 2001)[2]
  • Ali Hammoud (13 December 2001 – 7 October 2004)[2]
  • Ghazi Kanaan (7 October 2004 – 12 October 2005)
  • Bassam Abdel Majeed (12 February 2006 – 23 April 2009)
  • Said Sammour (23 April 2009 – 14 April 2011)
  • Mohammad al-Shaar (14 April 2011 – incumbent)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simon Collis (9 February 2012). "Why you shouldn’t question what you know is true". Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Gambil, Gary (Feb 2002). "The Military-Intelligence Shakeup in Syria". Middle East Intelligence Bulletin 4 (2). Retrieved 8 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Top Syrian officials killed in major blow to al-Assad's regime". CNN.com. Retrieved 2013-09-17.