Syria

October 10, 2002

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Mustafa Miro received Thursday morning Saudi Prince and poet Saud Ben Abdullah Al Saud and an accompanying delegation.

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United States Central Forces Commander Tommy Franks is set to visit Yemen next week.

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Lieutenant General Ghazi Kanaan, the powerful head of Syrian intelligence in Lebanon for two decades, has been appointed as head of his country's poli

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President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will be the first Algerian head of state to take part in a summit of French-speaking nations when he is present in Beir

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Syrian Minister of Information, Adnan Omran inaugurated in Dara’a Wednesday the Dara’a (Southern area) Radio and TV Center. Omran was briefed on diffe

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Damascus Radio stressed on Wednesday that “terrorist [Israeli Prime Minister Ariel] Sharon is following a systematic plot to empty the Palestinian ter

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Qatar’s fixed and mobile operator Qatar Telecom (Q-Tel) has selected French Alcatel's solutions to expand its GSM/GPRS-based mobile network nationwide, through the signature of three expansion contrac

October 9, 2002

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Damascus Radio reported on Tuesday that United States President George W. Bush’s words never “included any condemnation, even a slight one for [Israel

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British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw held long talks on Tuesday with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's younger son Gamal, described by a British offi

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Supporters of Iraq slammed Washington Tuesday at a congress held in Damascus, which gathered around 800 people, including Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister

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Lithuanian Foreign Minister, Antanas Falionis and an accompanying delegation arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus Tuesday.   The Lithuanian Forei

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Two Palestinians were killed Wednesday afternoon and at least 10 were injured after Israeli soldiers opened fire on a group of Palestinians in the sou

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The Syrian cabinet has passed the national budget for 2003, forecasting an 18 percent increase in spending reaching 420 billion Syrian pounds ($8.1 billion). SP 211 billion has been set aside for inve

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Israel has initiated a plan to transport crude oil from Russia and Central Asia to Asian markets. Part of larger oil traffic design undertaken in cooperation with strategic ally Turkey, the scheme aim

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The Oklahoma-based Vintage Petroleum has initiated its second exploratory campaign in the Republic of Yemen. The first well in the current program, the Osaylan No. 1, is currently drilling at 3,869 fe