Syria

February 19, 2002

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The shooting of a television serial on civilization clash with Zionism, the first in its kind, started in the Syrian television studios, said the Kuwa

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat on Monday expressed his support to the statements by the Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz published by <

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A visiting Algerian military delegation met on Sunday with the Syrian defense minister General Mustafa Tlas and held talks with the new Syrian chief o

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Egyptian and Libyan foreign ministers Ahmad Maher and Abdessalam al-Treiki agreed on Monday that the Egyptian-Libyan initiative on reconciliation in S

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Ministries and public sector departments are due to remain closed for five days as of Thursday February 21, until Monday February 25, to mark the Eid

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The Executive director of the Radio and TV Corporation in Bahrain, Ibrahim al Thawadi, donated the multi-prize winning series Saadoun to the Nile Drama Channel.

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Thirteen new dramas are now being geared up and shot at the Syrian TV studios, including the first TV series on civilizational clash with Zionism, entitled Radm al Asatir.

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The Arab Banking Corporation announced a seven percent increase in its 2001 operating profit to $762 million compared to 2000. The bank’s net profit reached $102 million and its net interest income i

February 18, 2002

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Following an official Israeli request, Russia has informed Lebanon that Tel Aviv will respond strictly to any Hizbullah military operation with attack

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Two Israeli soldiers and one woman settler were killed and four others injured, two seriously and two moderately, in a shooting attack in the Gaza Str

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Qatar’s Civil Service and Housing Minister Sheikh Falah bin Jassem al Thani, met in Doha on Sunday with the Ambassadors of Algeria Mohammed Bourobah,

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Jordan recorded earnings of 544 million dinars ($765 million) from exports to Arab Markets in 2001. Some 74 percent of Jordan’s total exports headed for Arab markets over the past 10 years, with impor

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The government of Yemen recently approved the establishment of the first private oil refinery in the republic. Production capacity of the new refinery is expected to reach 25,000 barrels per day (bpd)

February 17, 2002

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has reiterated that striking Iraq would lead to uncontrolled troubled.

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Five Israelis were injured, one of them seriously, in a shooting attack Sunday afternoon near a military base next to the city of Hadera. According to