Syria

January 10, 2002

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The decision taken by the Egyptian actors’ association to nominate comedy star Adel Imam for president Mubarak award for arts this year has aroused extensive controversy.

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Syrian Oil Minister Ibrahim Haddad recently stated that Syria’s new strategy for increasing its petroleum revenues is based on increased producing of oil while reducing production costs, reported Al-H

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Beirut has completed the preparations necessary to begin using the new united European currency, the EURO, as of February 1, 2002, reported Al-Hayat. Lebanon is highly interested in using the new Euro

January 9, 2002

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Gulf Air will raise the number of its flights to the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, in order to satisfy the increase in passenger demand, said an officia

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Syrian director Abdel Latif Abdel Hamid’s new film Qamaran Wa Zaytouna seems to be a sequel for his trio which he started with the film Liali Iben Awa and followed by Rasael Shafawiyya.

January 8, 2002

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Dory Chamoun has said that Syria’s presence in Lebanon “is no longer useful, but has become a danger."

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Syrian President Bashar Assad received a high-ranking American delegation, led by Virginia Senator John Rockefeller in Damascus on Monday.

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The Iranian Association for Victims of Weapons of Mass Destruction on Sunday lodged a complaint with Representative of the United Nations in Iran and

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The new Syrian TV film Haql al Mawt (The Field of Death) sheds light on the insistence of the Palestinian people to confront the Israeli arrogance and to go ahead with their Intifada.

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The average cost of living for a Saudi family remained stable during the first nine month of the year 2001, with the local cost of living index closing at 111.7 points at the end of the third quarter,

January 7, 2002

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Sources in Damascus said on Saturday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, will meet with United States President George W. Bush next February.

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U.S. envoy to the Middle East Anthony Zinni obtained agreement from both Israel and the Palestinians on Sunday to view the "Dahaniyeh Outline." Meanwh

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The Syrian TV series Tamr Henna directed by Mohammad Firdous Attasi, deals with the socio-political events that took place in Algeria at the end the 1950s.

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The Dubai Police in co-ordination with Dubai e-Government, launched a public awareness campaign to encourage the use of the Internet to access the various e-services offered by the Dubai Police websit

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Syrian Prime Minister Mustapha Miro recently stated that Syria’s investment law may be amended in the near future if the government concludes that there is a significant need for a change, reported A