Syria

March 26, 2002

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United States said Tuesday that one of its diplomats had "unwittingly" met in Syria with associates of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palesti

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On the sidelines of the preparatory meetings for the upcoming Arab summit, the Syrian Deputy premier and foreign minister Farouk Al-Sharaa held Monday

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US diplomats reportedly have toured a facility of a Syrian-based organization listed by the US State Department as a terrorist group.

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Deputy chairman of Iraq's revolutionary command council Izzat Ibrahim arrived in Beirut Monday to lead his country's delegation to the Arab summit due

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Syrian director Haytham Haqqi is currently shooting his new series Aqbiyat al Mawt (Death Tunnel), after he had changed its title to Radm al Asateer (Rubbles of Legends).

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Egyptian singer Amr Diab is gearing up to begin next October shooting a film which tackles a 25-year era of art in Cairo.

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The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) recently agreed to provide the Lebanese government with seven million Kuwaiti dinars ($23 million) to upgrade its national power grid. Establi

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Egypt’s National Bank For Development (NBD) reported a six percent profit rise in the financial year 2001, reaching EP62.6 million ($13.5 million). During FY01 net interest income dropped 67 percent w

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British Airways' franchise partner, Mediterranean Airways, will increase its services to Aleppo, Syria, starting April 1, 2002, as part of its Summer 2002 schedule. The extra flights were added to mak

March 24, 2002

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Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal said in Beirut on Sunday that the kingdom has finished drafting a Middle East peace initiative to be pres

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The joint Israeli-Palestinian security committee met Sunday evening in Tel Aviv, but concluded without reaching an agreement on drafting a cease-fire

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Syrian President Bashar Al –Assad on Saturday received the Moroccan Minister for construction, environment and housing affairs, Mohamad Al-Ysighi.  Al

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Syrian Vice President Abdel Halim Khaddam arrived in Algeria Saturday on a mission to muster support for the Palestinians prior to next week's Arab su

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Egyptian director Sherif Yehya is gearing up for shooting his new film Aqdar (Destinies) costarring Sawsan Bader and Farouq al Fishawi.

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Syrian director Mohammed Azeziyya is currently shooting his comedy heritage series Ahadith al Sammar (al Sammar’s Tales) based on a script by Diab Eid.