Syria

April 20, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said Thursday Israel should know “clearly and once and for all” that it would not achieve security by using force and

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Israel’s raid on a Syrian radar station served not only to highlight the increasingly controversial presence of 35,000 Syrian troops in Lebanon, but it came at a time when the long dormant Syrian econ

April 19, 2001

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Egypt and Syria discussed Wednesday ways of enhancing bilateral cooperation in the health care sector.

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat’s first visit to Damascus, set for this month, has been put on hold, according to the Israeli Haaretz newspaper.

April 18, 2001

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Two months after the Syrian government clamped down on political forums and democratic campaigns, authorities in Damascus are seemingly regretting the

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An emergency meeting of the Arab League ministerial council will be held Saturday, following a request by Lebanon and Syria, to discuss the recent Isr

April 17, 2001

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Syria has promised revenge against Israel for its air raid on a Syrian military position in Lebanon, killing at least one soldier and injuring four ot

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For the first time since 1963, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad authorized the creation of private banks in the country, in addition to banking secrecy, reported the official <I>SANA</I> news agency o

April 16, 2001

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The United States on Monday condemned what it called a "dangerous escalation" in Middle East violence and blamed Hizbollah for provoking Israeli air s

April 15, 2001

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Musical life in Syria, especially in Aleppo, was founded on the deep-rooted art known as al-Mouwashahat, that reached its climax at the hands of the artists in the city.

April 14, 2001

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Tension between supporters and opponents of the Syrian military presence in Lebanon eased a notch on Friday, the 26th anniversary of the start of the

April 13, 2001

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The Lebanese government said Thursday dialogue was the only way to resolve the "extreme tension" in the country, mainly stemming from a heated debate

April 12, 2001

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Pro-Syrian Lebanese took to the streets Wednesday, their opponents satged sit-ins on university campuses. Meanwhile, a booby-trapped parcel exploded,

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The great historical series “Zee Qar” is currently being photographed at the Dead Sea and Rum Valley in Jordan. The series is directed by Basel al-Khateeb

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The new Syrian president, Bashar Assad, was believed to be more open to rethinking the Syrian-Lebanese relationship. But the truth is that even if he was prepared to consider withdrawing from its Leba