Syria

January 31, 2002

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Some Syrian pilgrims will perform the Haj this year at the personal expense of UAE President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, as was announced in Da

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Kuwait Wednesday made big celebration marking the launch of Hala February Festival which will be this year under the banner Helwa Ya Kuwait (Lovely Kuwait).

January 30, 2002

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Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer said Wednesday that he had sent a message to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, through Egyptian Presiden

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King Fahd has pardoned 13,768 Saudis and expatriates jailed for minor offences, which make up roughly half the prison population, according to AFP. Th

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The US Sixth Fleet searched two Syrian-registered merchant vessels off Cyprus as part of Washington’s anti-terrorism campaign but found nothing suspic

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Evidence used to convict a Libyan in the 1988 Lockerbie disaster fails to support a bomb was loaded onto the plane in an unaccompanied suitcase, defen

January 29, 2002

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The Druze leader and MP Walid Jumblatt called Monday for tackling Lebanon’s problems “courageously,” emphasizing the need to separate Syrian-Lebanese

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Four people suspected of being connected to the car bomb which killed former militia leader Elie Hobeika and three of his bodyguards last week were re

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Moroccan actress Majida Bankiran is currently shooting her new TV film Muthakkarat Wardiya (Wardiya’s Memoirs) directed by Mohammed Husseini and produced by Moroccan channel 1.

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Croatian Crosco company will provide integrated drilling and well services for INA-Naftaplin in Syria. Services are being provided in central Syria on the Hayan block. A three well drilling program is

January 28, 2002

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Dr. Mohammed Khalfan Khirbash, UAE Minister of State for Financial and Industrial Affairs, received on Wednesday the Syrian Communications Minister Dr

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Dubai Police Chief Major General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim attended the closing ceremony of the “Together to Achieve Security and Safety” program at Umm Suq

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The Chairman of the Board of the Syrian Free Trade Zone Authority, Adnan Sulaiman recently met with the Chief Executive of Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone and Customs Authority of Dubai, Sultan Salim, repor

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A public tender will be published next week for local companies to bid on installing 30,000 electricity meters in Egypt. The meters will be the first in the country to be capable of reading electric c

January 27, 2002

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In spite of last week’s mysterious assassination of a key witness in Lebanon, lawyers seeking to prosecute the Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, f