Syria

February 14, 2002

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Air India has recently announced Dubai-New Delhi attractive fare reductions, responding to Indian Airlines' introductory fares of Dh500 (one-way) and

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Egyptian director Ali Abdel Khaleq is currently shooting in Alexandria, the first scenes of his new film Yawm al Karamah (Dignity Day), about the sinking of the Israeli destroyer Eilat.

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Several weeks ago, Jordan and Iraq signed an accord securing Jordanian oil supplies for the year 2002. However, in the event that Iraq faces an US military attack, the Jordanian economy is bound to be

February 13, 2002

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Bahraini crown prince sheikh Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa concluded on Tuesday a two-day visit to Syria where he held talks with a number of Syrian off

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Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on Tuesday spoke over the phone about Middle East developments with U.S. president George W. Bush, radio Cairo report

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The Islamic Republic of Iran’s First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Aref arrived in Damascus on Wednesday. He is scheduled to discuss further expansion

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Syria’s Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister, Farouk al Shara on Tuesday delivered the country’s speech at the Islamic-European Forum which is being he

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Syria’s Prime Minister Mohammed Moustafa Mero and an accompanying delegation returned home on Tuesday following three-day visit to Egypt where he head

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The Syrian actor Salloum Haddad is currently gearing up along with the Syrian director Haitham Haqqi for his forthcoming drama about the life history of the renowned poet Abu al Tayyeb al Mutanabbi.

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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.