Syria

March 19, 2002

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On Monday, Saudi Arabia's King Fahd firmly condemned "Israeli attacks and terror acts" against unarmed Palestinians, calling on the "free world" to in

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The government of Syria is planning to establish a new oil refinery in the city of Deir El-Zour with an initial capacity of 60,000 barrels per day (bpd), with potential to double its output to 120,000

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The Director General of the Syrian Civil Aviation Corporation, Hussein Mahfouzh, announced that the corporation recently purchased three radar systems valued at $50 million, reported ksaToday . These

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The Egyptian Central Statistics Bureau reported that the local rate of inflation grew to 2.5 percent last December, up from 2.2 percent in the previous month of November, reported ksaToday . The same

March 18, 2002

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On Monday, leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei stressed the responsibility of different government institutions vis-a-vis Am

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Fourteen Saudi girls died in the midst of a dormitory fire at a Saudi Arabian school because religious police would not permit male firefighters rescu

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The Lebanese play The Counterbass directed by Pulin Haddad was recently performed on the stage of al Qabbani Theatre in Damascus.

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The play Sae’i Bareed Neruda (Neruda’s Postman) based on Antonio Skármeta's novel The Postman, has recently been staged at al Qabbani Theater in Damascus.

March 17, 2002

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Miro left Beirut on Saturday with an accompanying delegation following discussions with his Lebanese counterpart Rafik

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Egypt’s Al Ahram Beverages (ABC) recorded net profits of EP92.2 million ($20 million) in 2001, compared to EP112.9 million the previous year, an 18 percent decline. The drop was attributed by the comp

March 16, 2002

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Saudi Arabia is to deliver Saturday afternoon an uncompromising message to the US vice-president Dick Cheney that it opposes attacking Iraq and will n

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In an exclusive interview aired Friday night on Israel’s Channel One television which was also broadcast in Egypt, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak wa

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Syria will participate in Amman’s 9th Theatrical Days Festival which will be held on March 27 with two plays: Kahrab and A’shaa al Wadaa’ (Farewell Dinner).

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Syrian actor and director Hatem Ali began shooting new episodes for the series al Fusool al Araba’h (Four Seasons) with the same stars of the first part.

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Syrian director Yousef Rizeq is currently shooting his new series Wardah Li Kharif al Omr (Rose For Old Age) based on a script by the famous writer Khairi al Thahabi.