Syria

January 19, 2002

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A UAE Red Crescent Society (RCS) aid plane landed on Wednesday in Kabul, capital of war-stricken Afghanistan, as part of its air-bridge to help the Af

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The Egyptian director Yahya al Alami's family announced his death at the age of 60 Saturday morning in Cairo, after suffering from viral hepatitis (c) for few months.

January 18, 2002

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Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian President declared that Syria is "not pessimistic" about peace with Israel, during his meeting with the visiting Spanish F

January 17, 2002

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Osama bin Laden and Mulla Mohammad Omar, the top two fugitives in the U.S. war against terrorism, are likely still in Afghanistan, according to U.S. D

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The Syrian president stated that the peace negotiations with Israel have failed in the past. Meanwhile, Israeli Foreign Minister said that Israel rece

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United States Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs William Burns arrived Wednesday in Jordan. Burns and Jordan Prime Minister Ali Abu Ra

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The Syrian-Lebanese high committee is currently discussing the possibility of unifying the two countries’ customs tariffs by 2007. The future customs wall would create a single tax imposed on goods im

January 16, 2002

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations will visit Syria next week and ask for cooperation in the U.N. Security Council, where the Middle Eastern countr

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Osama bin Laden met with an Iranian intelligence officer, during the 1990s, in order to try to form a solid alliance to conduct a terrorism campaign a

January 15, 2002

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Dubai's crown prince and UAE Defense Minister Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktum has ordered the revenues from the Syrian-UAE series al Bahth A’n Salahiddin to be allocated to the families of the Palestini

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An assembly of some 150 women executives representing firms from across the UAE recently established a local businesswomen’s council. A growing number of women have joined the Dubai workforce in recen

January 14, 2002

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Official sources in Damascus have denied reports that U.S. naval forces are monitoring ships in and out of Syrian ports.

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Turkey’s Prime Minister, Bulent Ecevit's trip to the United States is intended to reaffirm the Turkish strong support for the U.S. anti-terror campaig

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The inauguration of the Saudi National Festival of Cultural Heritage will witness a special artwork which gathers Syrian director Najdat Anzur, Saudi singer Mohammed Abdo and poet Ghazi al Qusaibi.

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The Syrian Prime Minister, Mustapha Miro, announced that his government’s focus is on updating laws and qualifying staff, in addition to developing the economy. Miro stated that the national economy r