Syria

July 9, 2002

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Six shepherds were killed Sunday in the province of Medea, some 80 kilometers south of the capital of Algiers, sources at the Algerian security servic

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US President George W. Bush vowed to use "all tools" at his disposal to topple Iraqi President Saddam Hussein but declined to say whether that goal wo

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The Salalah Fall Festival 2002 is scheduled to be launched on July 25, with the participation of Arab artists including Kuwaiti singer Nawal.

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Syria’s real gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to increase by 1.6 percent in 2002 and by 3.2 percent in 2003, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Fiscal revenues, excluding loan

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Farmers in Syria are making efficient use of water to increase their tomato harvests. A UNDP project, in cooperation with the government, has supplied farmers with sprinklers, drip irrigation equipmen

July 8, 2002

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U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan is to blame for the failure of U.N.-Iraq talks on the return of arms inspectors to Baghdad, Iraq's most influential

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Syria’s foreign minister Farouq al-Shara and his Lebanese counterpart, Mahmoud Hamoud spoke by phone Sunday, discussing issues concerning resolutions

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Iran’s Foreign Minister, Dr. Kamal Kharazi began Monday a two-day official visit to Malaysia during which he will lead his country's delegation to the

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Damascus Governor, Ghassan Laham received on Sunday an Austrian educational delegation, currently paying a visit to Syria.   In the course of the meet

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An Israeli settler was lightly wounded when Palestinians opened fire on his vehicle as he traveled between the settlements of Sanur and Mevo Dotan nea

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Preparations are under way for filming three TV series to be jointly produced by the Syrian Corporation of Radio and TV and the Gulf Foundation for TV Production.

July 7, 2002

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A delegation representing the parliament of the Brazilian state of Rio De Janeiro arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Saturday, at the invita

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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