Syria

February 13, 2002

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The Egyptian screenwriter Mustafa Muharram is currently embarking on writing the script for the new series Arbaa Wa Eshreen Saah Fakat (Twenty Four Hours Only).

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Syrian farmers produced a record wheat crop in 2001, totaling 4.5 million tons, 11 percent of which is directed for export. The remarkable 2001/2002 harvest, grown on 1.5 million hectares of land, was

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MeBank, the 24 hour retail banking services of Emirates Bank, opened its doors on February 10, 2002, in the premises of Dubai Women's College. MeBank currently has 10 branches throughout Dubai.

February 12, 2002

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Iran's Minster of Housing and Urban Development Ali Abdolalizadeh, who at the same time serves as the Iranian Head of Iran and Syria's joint economic

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Syria’s President Bashar al Assad has accepted the resignation of veteran Defense Minister Mustafa Tlas. According to the Jordanian newspaper Ad Dustu

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After playing the rols of the two late Egyptian presidents Abdel Naser and al Sadat, film star Ahmed Zaki is gearing up to play the role of the late singer Abdel Halim Hafez.

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The value of the Federal Government’s total spending on investment projects hit 704 million Emirati Dirhams ($191 million) in the first nine months of last year, reported Al-Bayan . This spending vol

February 11, 2002

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Syrian director Haitham Haqqi has started the filming of his new drama Aqbiyat al Mawt (death tunnels) which is one of the few series which tackle the Syrian modern history.

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The Syrian Arab Tourism Enterprise Company, known as Al-Sham Hotels, is planning to expand into Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan, reported Al-Quds Al-Arabi . Celebrating its 25th anniversary, The Chairman of

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Yemeni President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, recently approved a memorandum of understanding between the Yemeni government and the Hadramout Refineries Limited Company to set up a new oil refinery in Al-Makl

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Wattayah Motors recently announced that its car sales had experienced a 70 percent rise over the year 2001. Recently acquired by the Zubair Group, Wattayah Motors LLC is the exclusive distributor in t

February 10, 2002

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The higher Egyptian-Syrian committee that meets in Cairo Sunday will focus on means to improve economic and trade cooperation between the two states,

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The Saudi Interpol brought back an expatriate accused of stealing and running away with money from the company he worked for in the Eastern province o

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Miro called for placing a work plan to complete the Syrian-European partnership and speed up negotiations between the t

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The Arab Parliamentary Union (APU) started in Khartoum on Thursday with MPs calling for a unified Arab action to bring an end to the Israeli occupatio