Syria

December 18, 2002

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The National Commercial Bank and Deutsche Bank have announced the launch of its Islamic EquityBuilder CertificatesTM - a class of investment products for the Islamic investor.

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Shariah Funds, a division of Meyer Capital Partners is planning the formal launch of its first Shariah compliant Hedge Fund product in the first quarter of 2003.

December 17, 2002

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Turkey plans to dispatch tens of thousands of soldiers into northern Iraq if the U.S attacks through the north, senior intelligence and military sourc

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The Syrian Parliament ended Monday its seventh legislative term, hailing the policy of economic reform the country has been witnessing.   During the s

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, currently visiting Britain, held in London Monday discussions with members of the Foreign Committee in the British P

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received at his residence in London, members of the Syrian Association in Britain, who represent the Syrian

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Damascus Radio on Monday stressed the importance of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's current visit to Britain in such critical regional and internat

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A two-bus collision killed 15 people Monday on a road between the southern Syrian towns of Deraa and Basra.  The crash left six people injured, four o

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Jordan's Prince Hassan bin Talal, uncle of King Abdullah II, underwent an operation in the capital of Amman on Monday to unblock an artery and his con

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said on Monday he was "optimistic" that a US-led war on Baghdad could be avoided, following talks with British Prime

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The head of an Islamist group linked to Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaeda network and operating in Iraqi Kuridstan has been killed in the course of fighting

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The Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company has signed an agreement with a Jordanian-US-British-Canadian consortium led by Atlas Investment Group to conduct a feasibility study on JPRC's fourth expansion.

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The Governing Council of the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) has approved awards of $181.6 million for compensation for losses suffered during the Iraqi attack and occupation of Kuwait i

December 16, 2002

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President Bashar Assad of Syria has told British Prime Tony Blair there are no terrorists in Syria - only "press officers".

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Turkey has deployed troops and engineers near its border with Iraq to prepare for any U.S.-led war on Baghdad, a senior military official said Monday.