Syria

April 10, 2002

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Egypt recently imposed a 150 percent dumping fee on Syrian cotton textile products, valid for a one year period. The measure was taken in response to complaints filed by local textile manufacturers on

April 9, 2002

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Negotiations are running in Cairo between the Arab Company for Film Production and Syrian actor Dureid Lahham to star in a new comic and political film.

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Oman’s Bank Muscat announced net profits of OR6.45 million ($17 million) for the first quarter the financial year 2002 and a 10 percent dividend for the year 2001. The banks net profits registered an

April 8, 2002

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Tensions again flared Sunday afternoon on the flashpoint border between Israel and Lebanon, with Israeli warplanes delivering swift retaliation to Hiz

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A new Saudi railways law is expected to be passed soon to precipitate the creation of a private rail network. Saudi Arabia has also just signed contracts for road projects worth over $400 million and

April 7, 2002

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Bahraini Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa left Manama Sunday heading to Damascus for a two-day official visit to Syria made at the

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The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Information Minister Nabil Yaqoub al-Hamar deeply regretted the consequences of the recent demonstration, which started peace

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received a telephone call Saturday from United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan to review the region's latest dev

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Hewlett-Packard Middle East launched its windows CE based Jornada 560 series that will enable users to make use of Pocket Office productivity functions, whether through keyboarding or handwriting reco

April 6, 2002

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The Israeli army fired Saturday evening an anti-tank shell at a building in which Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat's compound is located i

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Arab states will try to overcome feuds among them and bolster the Palestinians, under fire from a week-long Israeli siege in the West Bank, at an emer

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Friday was the bloodiest day of fighting since the beginning of the week-old Israeli military offensive in the West Bank.At least 40 Palestinians, inc

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Fayza Ahmed is a prominent Arab singer. Her songs are still performed by the Arab singers despite the elapse of nine years after her death.

April 4, 2002

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Hizbullah resumed firing anti-tank rockets late Thursday afternoon at Israeli outposts along the Israeli Lebanese border, near Shebaa Farms region. Is

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The Brandenburg State Youth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Herr Sebastian Weigle, performed a concert at the Ommayad Conference Palace in Damascus.