Syria

December 27, 2001

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According to the official Syrian Al-Hayat newspaper, Prime Minister Mustapha Miro asserted that Syria is prepared if the oil price per barrel maintains its current downward trend. Petroleum oil expo

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More than 60 companies and associations representing the private and public sectors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are participating in an employment exhibition opening December 24 at the Dubai Wor

December 26, 2001

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Taliban leader says Osama bin Ladin died a peaceful, natural death in mid-December in the vicinity of Tora Bora mountains, states he attended the fune

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In the age of globalization, Syrian director Munir Jbawi thought proper to use the digital language in his short cartoon film Digital as a symbol for man’s attempts to rise up.

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Syria’s tourism sector is expected to experience a 40 percent drop in hotel occupancy as well as a 35 percent drop in revenue from Syrian Arab Airline ticket fares, following the September 11 attacks

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The Dubai-based Cupola Group will open another Spinney’s supermarket store in the Achrafieh region of Beirut. Cupola previously announced plans to invest $20 million into a number of new supermarkets

December 25, 2001

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Secretary General of the Arab League said the aggressive Israeli policies against Lebanon and Syria would spark fire in the Middle East. He made these

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Minister and Foreign Minister Farouk al Shara made in Damascus an overall political review of the Syrian foreign Policy on regional, Arab and internat

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One Israeli soldier was killed and three injured in a shooting attack Tuesday morning near the Jordanian border, in an area not far from the northern

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The construction of the Latakia-Ariha highway has recently commenced in Syria. The Kuwaiti Al-Khourafi Group was chosen to build the 98-kilometer long highway by the Ministry of Transportation, report

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The Egyptian Minister of Transportation Ibrahim Al-Demeiry revealed plans for the expansion of the Cairo International Airport. The ministry wants to increase the airport’s revenues to match profits o

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The ecologist Professor David Bellamy is due in Dubai in February to address an environment technology conference. Bellamy, the president of 11 environmental organizations and vice president of a furt

December 24, 2001

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Syria is planning to increase investments in local oil and gas excavation activities, reported Al-Sharq Al-Awsat. The Euphrates Oil Company, which produces 350,000 barrels of petroleum per day, is exp

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Official sources estimated Syria’s economic product value at $17 billion in 2000. The same officials forecasted the national economy to record five percent growth in 2001, although economists estimate

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In order to protect the social stability and to stimulate the national economy, the new Syrian government must create 250,000 new jobs per annum, a local economist asserted. last month the government