Syria

February 4, 2002

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) will allocate more than $142 million (€165 million) in loans to finance a number of developmental projects in Syria. The first contract, to be signed by March, will

February 3, 2002

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Syria's Foreign Minister Farouk Shara has rejected Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer's call for the resumption of talks between Israel and

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Strathclyde Graduate School of Business, the United Kingdom based-University on Wednesday awarded 13 graduates the Masters degrees at its first gradu

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Syrian actress and director Waha al Raheb will start next month shooting her new film Ruaa Halema (Dreamy Visions), which depicts woman's persistent struggle to gain her rights.

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United Business Machines (UBM) recently announced the formation of a new company under the name of United Business Applications (UBA). The new company will be in charge of marketing, selling, servicin

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The Hnano Pharmaceuticals Trading Center in Idlib recorded total sales of 58 million Syrian Pounds (one million dollars) in 2001, reported Al-Baath . The sales consisted of pharmaceutical products, v

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The Syrian Investment Higher Council approved re-exporting four mini-buses based on article 77 of Investment Law number 10 established in 1991, reported Al-Baath . The minibuses, which belong to the

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The Assistant Manager of shipment and cargo of the Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation, Mohammed Bin Ibrahim Al-Beez announced that Saudi Airlines carried 2.5 million kilograms of cargo in 2001, report

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Amsterdam-based Web services provider Haydar Net has announced April 15, 2002 as the date of the first beta release of Haydarlinux, which will be the first linux distribution that fully supports Arabi

February 2, 2002

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A huge blast occurred Thursday in an oil gathering center of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) in al-Rawidhatain in the north of Kuwait, near the Iraqi border.

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Syrian actress Nadin is currently shooting the new TV drama Qabl al Ghuroub (Before Sunset), in which she plays the role of three Little Women's mother.

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In the silent series Lashu al Haki (Why to Speak), Syrian actor Bassam Kusa could make the characters he played speak, not with words but rather with the body language he used competently.

January 31, 2002

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Some Syrian pilgrims will perform the Haj this year at the personal expense of UAE President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, as was announced in Da

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Kuwait Wednesday made big celebration marking the launch of Hala February Festival which will be this year under the banner Helwa Ya Kuwait (Lovely Kuwait).

January 30, 2002

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Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer said Wednesday that he had sent a message to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, through Egyptian Presiden