Syria

April 18, 2002

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The German death toll in last week's powerful explosion outside a Jewish synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba reached 11, after a 15-year-old gi

April 17, 2002

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the deputy premier and commander of the national guard, has sent a cable of congratulations to Syrian Presi

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Saudi King Fahd bin Abdulaziz received at the Al-Salam palace in the Red Sea city of Jeddah on Tuesday the diplomatic credentials of several ambassado

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An Egyptian delegation, led by Dr. Mohammed Zaki Abu Amer, Minister of State for Administrative Development, arrived in Dubai early Tuesday to take pa

April 16, 2002

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Syrian state television is soon to begin broadcasting a news program in the Hebrew language.   The day-to-day news report will be carried on Syria's s

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Engineer Abdullah bin Abbas bin Ahmed, President of the Muscat Municipality in Oman left Muscat Monday for Turkey on an official visit.  During the vi

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In Syria, Tishrin daily on Tuesday emphasized that President Bashar al-Assad was “quite clear” in the course of his meeting with U.S. Secretary of St

April 15, 2002

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U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Monday he is holding talks with Arab and Israeli leaders about an Israeli proposal to hold an international

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Elite Israeli military unit arrested Monday Fatah-Tanzim leader Marwan Barghouti in Ramallah, reported Israel's Army Radio. Israel has been on a manhu

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U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell flew to Lebanon Monday morning to press for an end to Hizbullah attacks on Israeli targets that threaten broader

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Syria will take part in the theatrical festival of Algeria due to be held in the Algerian governorate of Sidi Bin Abbas later this month.

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The Syrian government recently commenced construction on a $140 million textile factory in Tartus, approximately 260 kilometers west of Damascus. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) will finance

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The EU recently signed an accord with the government of Jordan, agreeing to grant it €20 million to support its reforms program. Jordan’s reform program is expected to enhance the partnership between

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The Moroccan branch of the Samir Company, a Saudi-based Coral Oil Group, recently announced that five international companies have submitted initial bids to set up a new oil refinery project in the Ma

April 14, 2002

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US Secretary of State Colin Powell will travel Monday to Beirut and Damascus for short visits to review the escalating situation on the Lebanese Israe