Syria

March 2, 2002

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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.

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Morocco and The United Kingdom will officially launch this week their business council to promote cooperation between the two countries in the fields of economic trade, finance and investment. The UK

February 26, 2002

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The original Arabic song lovers spent five hours on Sunday listening to the Syrian singer Sabah Fakhri at one of the al Adhha Eid concerts hosted by al Bustan Rotana Hotel in Dubai.

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The new Lebanese TV series Dukhan wa Matar (Smoke and Rain) tackles the problems of young Lebanese after the civil war.

February 24, 2002

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Israel’s Prime Minister Ariel Sharon told the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday that he had taken steps to advance a Saudi initiative to restart the peace

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The spring season in Syria has another taste to it other than green leaves and nice breeze, it is also famous for the sound of cameras rolling shooting out door filming in the nice weather.

February 21, 2002

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Syrian President Bashar al- Assad is scheduled to meet with Pope John Paul II on Thursday, as part of al-Assad's first visit to the West since the Sep

February 19, 2002

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad started a three-day visit on Tuesday to Italy and the Vatican, which includes discussions with Italian Premier Silvio