Syria

July 7, 2002

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U.S. authorities are investigating whether HIsham Mohammad Hadayet, the Egyptian who gunned down two Israelis at Los Angeles International Airport las

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French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin called on the Palestinians and Israelis to abandon violence and focus on a political solution and the cr

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Turkey’s Akteks Acrylic Thread Industry and Trade Corporation established a new textile plant in Aleppo. The $8 million manufacturing facility constitutes Turkey’s first private investment in Syria. T

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Egypt’s gross domestic product (GDP) dropped 4.9 percent during fiscal year 2000/2001, reported the Egyptian Central Bank. The commodity sector contributed to 49.7 percent of the national GDP, while t

July 6, 2002

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Two police officers and a gunman were killed Friday in a shootout in the southeastern Turkish city of Elazig, a local news agency reported.   Police e

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The Speaker of the Syrian People's Assembly, Abdulqadir Qaddourah arrived in the capital city of Riyadh Friday on a visit to Saudi Arabia.   Upon his

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received on Friday a telephone call from Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Albasheer, SPA reported.   In

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Syrian Actress Amal Arafa © 2002 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

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Egyptian Actress Sharihan © 2002 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

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Syrian Actress Farah Bseiso © 2002 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

July 4, 2002

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Under the patronage of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, a new batch of political military academy officers graduated on Wednesday.   The president w

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Under the patronage of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the 42nd session of the industrial and agricultural market opened in Aleppo Tuesday.   Presid

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South Africa’s government has defended Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, and the elected Palestinian leadership against US President George W. Bush

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The Syrian director A’la Eddin al Sha’ar will begin after few days shooting a new series entitled <I>Had al Hawiya</I> Brinkmanship which belongs to the contemporary historical genre.

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The cast of the Syrian TV series <I>Omar al Khayyam</I> which is currently being filmed, held recently a press conference in Damascus.