June 25, 2001
The first Syrian economic journal not under state control was due out Sunday, June 24. In its first issue, the weekly al-Iqtissadiya says that it wants to "take part in the economic overhaul prioritiz
June 24, 2001
Samir Al Jamal has asked the head of the Egyptian TV and Radio Union to help demolish obstacles in the path of the first Egyptian-Syrian television series, Maa Wa Demaa
June 23, 2001
High-ranking Lebanese and Syrian military officers met Friday in Beirut to review the latest redeployment of Syrian troops in Lebanon.
June 22, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Assad said Thursday that his country would recognize the state of Israel when a fair and global peace was installed in the Mid
EU Middle East envoy Miguel Moratinos met in Damascus on Thursday with Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Al Shara on developments of the situation in the
Syrian journalist Nizar Nayyouf told AFP Friday he had been freed overnight after being "arrested" and held by intelligence agents Wednesday.
The Saudi-Syrian Tourism Investment Company recently completed the first stage of the Damascus Four Seasons Hotel project, costing nearly four million dollars.
What ordinarily may have been regarded as a rather innocuous economic gathering may indeed be indicative of a significant process underway. On Tuesday, June 19, the Turkish-Syrian Business Council hel
June 21, 2001
A group of Syrian businessmen and investors will visit Yemen in July on a several-day working visit for talks on enhancing bilateral trade ties.
A recent evaluation by the Central Supervising Authorities at the Homs Oil Refinery uncovered for the third time numerous violations.
June 20, 2001
Seven of the ten thousand Syrian troops stationed in Beirut have left the capital in an unexpected redeployment that started on June 14, Lebanese offi
June 19, 2001
Syria has completed a pullout of its troops from Beirut and surrounding areas, Lebanese officials were quoted as saying on Tuesday.
Arab-Israeli MK Azmi Bishara announced Sunday that he is “not an Israeli, but a Palestinian patriot, and I cannot regard Syria as an enemy state.”
The United States said Monday it would closely follow the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Beirut, an action that appeared to have stalled Sunday.
June 18, 2001
Lebanon’s Speaker Nabih Berri called Sunday for the creation of a national front to face any “Israeli aggression on Lebanon and Syria.”