Syria

February 7, 2002

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Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Deputy Ruler and Minister of Finance and Industry and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Pr

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Officials from the Japanese International Cooperation Bank are expected to visit Damascus in the middle of February, reported Al-Hayat . Japanese guests will meet Syrian officials to finalize a $70 m

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Morocco intends to organize a Pharmaceuticals Fair in Baghdad by the end of February, reported Al-Hayat . Moroccan officials, doctors and pharmacists will appear at the exhibition. Morocco is also con

February 6, 2002

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An article in a Damascus newspaper charged the United States with preventing merchant ships from entering Syrian ports.

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Grave mourning encompasses the Syrian Presidential palace, due to the untimely death of the young baby boy of President Bashar Al Assad and his Britis

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak warned Tuesday that the political disappearance of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat would cause "chaos" throughout th

February 5, 2002

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A specialized source reported that 26 Tunisian enterprises will be privatized in 2002. Of these enterprises, 16 companies will be privatized by selling their assets and governmental capital share hold

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Official statistics show that Lebanon’s foreign currency revenues from overseas telephone calls decreased significantly in 2001, reported Al-Watan . The Lebanese treasury received $38.7 million from

February 4, 2002

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Syrian foreign minister Farouq al-Shara voiced his hope Sunday that India and Pakistan avert military confrontation and solve their disputes via dialo

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The mayor of London Lord Michael Oliver held talks with managing director of the public investment authority Saleh al-Falah on fostering financial and

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The visiting Greek President Costis Stephanopoulos held on Sunday talks with Syrian Vice President Abdelhalim Khaddam on the latest international deve

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Syria's Defense Minister Mustafa Tlas condemned the United States on Sunday for siding with Israel in the Palestinian uprising.

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The United States should maintain its military presence in Saudi Arabia because it promotes stability throughout the Gulf region, US National Security

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Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) announced that its data processing division has secured a Geophysical Technology Alliance with BP through the Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO), anticipated to genera

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) will allocate more than $142 million (€165 million) in loans to finance a number of developmental projects in Syria. The first contract, to be signed by March, will