July 12, 2001
Syria has agreed to supply Jordan with two million cubic meters (mcm) of water this summer from the Yarmouk basin to boost the kingdom's scarce water
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Al Shara on Wednesday demanded that Israel return the Golan Heights, as President Bashar Al Assad met his German counte
Syria’s state-owned Agricultural Cooperative Bank has fallen victim to a $3.16 million embezzlement scheme.
A senior source in the Jordanian (Al-Ahli) National Bank recently revealed that the bank’s management had submitted a request to Syrian authorities to re-open its Damascus branch, which has been close
July 11, 2001
The Syrian Muslim Brotherhood on Tuesday hailed the government for approving an Islamic forum in Damascus, calling the move a step toward a more relax
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder said after meeting Syrian President Bashar Al Assad in Berlin Tuesday that the Mitchell Report, which calls for an
The 7th round of negotiations on an association agreement to be signed between Syria and the European Union (EU) will convene in Brussels on July 18, according to the Syrian planning minister, Issam Z
July 10, 2001
A new round of talks between Syria and the European Union (EU) on concluding a trade association agreement will be held in Brussels on July 18, Syrian
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad starts Tuesday an official visit to Berlin, amid expected protests by German Jewish groups.
Syria's Abdul Hamid Sarraj, famed for overseeing the liquidation of the Syrian Communist Party as the head of the Deuxieme Bureau internal security fo
Iraq inaugurated a free trade zone near the Syrian border on Monday’ July 9, as part of its campaign to recover from more than a decade of UN sanctions. The Al-Qaem zone opened by Trade Minister Moha
July 9, 2001
A Saudi mobile company has begun talks with Iranian and Syrian telecommunications officials on cooperation in cellular phone services.
Al Bahth Anel Mustahil (Searching for the Impossible) is a new Syrian TV series costarring Bassel Khayyat, who plays a doctor who moves to Damascus to flee a failed romance,
Syria is planning to increase the number of incoming tourists by 25 percent annually, hoping to attract some four million tourists yearly by 2005.
Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq Al-Shara on Thursday, July 5, criticized UN sanctions against Iraq, saying they could cause long-term damage to the country's stability. Speaking in London during a two-