Syria

March 3, 2002

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Syria's President Bashar Assad made an historic visit to Beirut on Sunday and held talks with Lebanese peer Emile Lahoud. Following this summit, Syria

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A U.S. Navy F-14 fighter jet crashed in the Mediterranean Sea as it took off from the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy on Saturday, killing one of

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The UAE-based Printers Association has given its official support to PrinTech/PubliTech International, the Middle East’s premier trade show for the printing and publishing sectors, taking place in Dub

March 2, 2002

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The official Syrian press has made no mention of the Saudi initiative, while still commenting in strong terms on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and

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Deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution's Guards Corps (IRGC), Brigadier Mohammad Baqer Zolqadr, has denied threatening to attack Persian Gulf oil

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After a 10-year-absence, Yugoslav Airlines is inclined to make a comeback into Dubai skies in mid-May 2002.   The airline intends to begin with three

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The pop hero story is the axis of the new 25-episode Syrian series Amwaj (Waves) which director Essam Mousa shot at more than 60 sites between the mountains and the sea.

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Egyptian director Enas al Degheidi is gearing up for a new film based on the writer Huda al Zein’s novel Ghaba Min al Shawk (Forest of Thorns) to be scripted by Rafiq al Sabban.

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Syrian director Mohammed Fardos Atasi has wrapped up his series al Lawhah al Sawdaa (Black Painting) which is ready for airing in the absence of its screenwriter late Yousef Qandalat.

February 28, 2002

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At least 11 Palestinians and one Israeli soldier were killed in heavy gunbattles, and more than 50 Palestinians were wounded in new Israeli attack on

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The third Shams Youth Festival will be opened Thursday in the Lebanese capital Beirut and will continue until March 27, 2001, the international theater day.

February 27, 2002

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A group of Syrians who started on Tuesday a sit-in strike opposite to the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) commissions in Damascus appe

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his Syrian counterpart, Bashar al-Assad, conversed by telephone on Tuesday to discuss the situation in the Middle

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The prominent Syrian director Najdat Anzour is preparing for an upcoming historical series which depicts the life history of the Andalusi Khalifa Abdel Rahman al Dakhel who is called Saqr Quraish.

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Travel technology company Galileo Emirates has been given rights by Galileo International to distribute its tourism information system in three previously untapped markets, Sudan, Morocco and Tunisia.