Syria

February 12, 2002

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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

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The Inana dance ballet has achieved remarkable success at both local and Arab levels, due to the skillful dancers and the objective thematic content of its performances.

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Palestinian director Said al Bitar is currently visiting Syria to shoot a film about the life history of Martyr Abu Ali Mustafa who was assassinated by Israel last June.

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A recently published report by the Energy Intelligence Briefing Company predicts Syrian oil exports to reach 465,000 barrels per day throughout February, reported Al-Hayat . The company confirms that

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International oil sources reported that Iraqi oil exports to Syria will hit a peak record of 253,000 barrels per day in February, reported Al-Hayat . Nevertheless, Syria asserted that its Iraqi oil im

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A group of Saudi business associates have recently started preparing feasibility studies for a shooting and hunting range in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, reported Al-Hayat . Until now, shooting range