Syria

March 24, 2002

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Syrian Vice President Abdel Halim Khaddam arrived in Algeria Saturday on a mission to muster support for the Palestinians prior to next week's Arab su

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Egyptian director Sherif Yehya is gearing up for shooting his new film Aqdar (Destinies) costarring Sawsan Bader and Farouq al Fishawi.

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Syrian director Mohammed Azeziyya is currently shooting his comedy heritage series Ahadith al Sammar (al Sammar’s Tales) based on a script by Diab Eid.

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Egypt Air will resume flights to Sanaa and Aden, Yemen as of the first week of April, reported Al-Hayat . Egypt Air will operate two weekly flights to Sanaa on Fridays and Mondays, in addition to one

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Information Technology spending in the Middle East region will top $4.6 billion in the year 2002, with Saudi Arabia currently representing over 40 percent of that market. The sector's growth rate is p

March 23, 2002

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Syrian Information Minister Adnan Omran Friday blasted Britain's threat to use nuclear weapons against Iraq, describing a recent statement made by the

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Arab and Muslim women marched Friday in a show of solidarity with Palestinian women living in the occupied territories. The demonstration, which began

March 21, 2002

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The joint Israeli-Palestinian security committee will reconvene Thursday evening, with U.S. envoy Anthony Zinni in attendance. The committee will meet

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad's wife, accompanied by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's wife, toured the Egyptian capital city of Cairo Wednesday

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Syrian opposition Parliament Member Maamoun al-Homsi has been sentenced to five years in prison after criticizing the Syrian government.

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For the first time, Egypt has confirmed that some Egyptians are amongst the suspected al-Qaeda and Taleban fighters being held at the former U.S. nava

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The Zayed Center for Coordination and Follow-Up (ZCCF) has released a study entitled “Water Resources in Syria.... Facts and Aspirations”.  The study

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The Food Control Section of the Dubai Municipality held recently a meeting with representatives of the European Union (EU) at the civic body headquart

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Syrian singer Assala Nasri reiterated that she had not been influenced by anybody except her father who taught her how to sing.

March 20, 2002

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad held a telephone conversation Tuesday with Libyan leader, Colonel Moa'amar Al-Gaddafi.  According to the Syrian Arab