January 31, 2001
Inas, Daughter of the Syrian novelist, Nabil Suleiman, confirmed that her father, who resides in the Syrian city of al Latakia, had been beaten up by
Immunity was withdrawn late Monday night from four Syrian members of parliament as a first step to send them to the court on corruption charges.
January 30, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Assad has authorized the purchase of new cars for both private and public use at a \"reduced\" import duty of 40 percent.
Observers in Damascus confirmed that the Central Committee of the ruling Baath Party in Syria would hold a conference in February to announce its agre
Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yassin Ramadan and Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad discussed bilateral relations Monday in Damascus. Ramadan\'s groundbreaking two-day visit is aimed at setting up a free tr
January 29, 2001
Syrian sources close to the political leadership said that a cabinet reshuffle is expected soon.
A Syrian leading economist has said that direct currency foreign exchange at the Syrian banks is a courageous step in the right direction.
An agreement has been signed between the Syrian Ministry of Economy and the Bahraini Ministry of Finance, under which Bahraini experts will hold train
Sources close to the Syrian deputy and leading businessman, Riadh Seif, denied as baseless rumors that the politician fled Damascus after announcing t
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad issued a decree Saturday allowing purchasers of new cars a large cut in import duty, in a bid to encourage the scrapping of polluting elderly vehicles.
Syrian Transport Minister Makram Obeid declared that Lebanon and Syria are planning to launch a joint airline between Middle East Airlines (MEA) and the Syrian Arab Airways (SAA).
January 28, 2001
Syria and Iraq are negotiating a plan to share the water of the Euphrates.
Syria\'s ruling Baath party has given the green light to handing state agricultural land to the farmers working it, the official press reported.
Syria\'s state industries expect losses of $1.6 billion this year, according to the government daily <i>Tishrin</i>. The figure features in the government\'s budget plans for 2001, which were approved
The state-owned Commercial Bank of Syria (CBS) on Saturday, January 27, said its foreign exchange operations had multiplied eight-fold after applying the market floating rate to the Syrian pound on Ja