Ministry of Interior (Syria)

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Ministry of Interior
وزارة الداخلية
Kafr Sousa, April 17 Street, Damascus, Syria
Telephone: +963 11 130
Current minister Mohammad Khaled al-Rahmoun
Established 1920
Jurisdiction Syrian Arab Republic
Headquarters Damascus
Annual budget 8.5 bilion SYP
Website http://syriamoi.gov.sy

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

According to the Ministry official website, its tasks are limited to the protection and enforcement of security.[2]

OrganizationEdit

The Ministry of Interior is divided into several Directorates:

The Ministry of Interior also have a Quick reaction force, the Syrian Special Mission Forces.

Ministers of InteriorEdit

  • Amin al-Hafiz (9 March 1963 – 4 August 1963)
  • Nureddin al-Atassi (4 August 1963 – 14 May 1964)
  • Mohamed Fahmy Achouri (14 May 1964 – 3 October 1964)
  • Abd al-Karim al-Jundi (3 October 1964 – 24 December 1964)
  • Mohammed Khair Badawi (24 December 1964 – 23 September 1965)
  • Mohammed Eid Achaoui (23 September 1965 – 27 December 1965)
  • Mohamed Fahmy Achouri (1 January 1966 – 23 February 1966)
  • Mohammed Eid Achaoui (1 March 1966 – 28 October 1968)
  • Mohammed Rabah Al-Tawil (28 October 1968 – 21 November 1970)
  • 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 Nasser (14 January 1980 – 8 April 1985)
  • Mohammad Ghobash (8 April 1985 – 11 January 1987)
  • Muhammad Harba (11 January 1987 – 12 December 2001)[4]
  • Ali Hammoud (13 December 2001 – 7 October 2004)[4]
  • 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 – 26 November 2018)[5]
  • Mohammad Khaled al-Rahmoun (26 November 2018 – incumbent)

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Simon Collis (9 February 2012). "Why you shouldn't question what you know is true". Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Archived from the original on 10 February 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  2. ^ "مهام الوزارة". Syrian Arab Republic Ministry of Interior (in Arabic). Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  3. ^ Qaddour, Basma (13 October 2016). "Major General Al-Shater: About 9000 personnel from Internal Security Forces wounded since start of crisis in Syria". The Syria Times. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  4. ^ a b Gambil, Gary (February 2002). "The Military-Intelligence Shakeup in Syria". Middle East Intelligence Bulletin. 4 (2). Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  5. ^ "Top Syrian officials killed in major blow to al-Assad's regime". CNN.com. Retrieved 17 September 2013.