Syria

August 31, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will visit Yemen next month for talks with his counterpart, Ali Abdullah Saleh, on the conflict in the Palestinian te

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President Emile Lahoud of Lebanon has tried to calm down his opponents over a conteroversial crackdown on Christian opposition.

August 29, 2001

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Yawmiyyat Majnoun (The Dailies of a Madman) is the title of a Syrian play scheduled to appear in the 13th Egyptian Festival for Empirical Theatre due to start on September 1

August 28, 2001

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Kuwait and Syria have agreed on a four-year timetable for the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development to grant the Syrian government loans totaling

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Jordanian newspapers are now in circulation in Syria, but will have to be cleared by censors.

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According to Syria’s ministry of tourism, nearly 1.5 million tourists visited Syria during the first six months of the year 2001. This figure translates into a 13.6 percent rise compared with the corr

August 27, 2001

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A Kuwaiti investment company plans to construct a $60 million tourism complex in northern Syria.

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The Damascus International Trade Fair, which will kick off Tuesday, has this year greatly increased the number of participating countries and local, A

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Syrian President Bashar Assad said on Monday that a war with Israel was a distinct possibility, and in such a scenario, Israel would be on the losing

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Palestinian International Cooperation Minister Nabil Shaath said Sunday that President Yasser Arafat would be visiting Syria September 12-13.

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The second part of the Syrian comedy series Jamil Wa Hana is still making airwaves with its funny characters, played by Ayman Zedan and Nermin Asaad

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Abu Dhabi satellite channel has designated the Syrian actor Ayman Zedan to present the contest program Waznak Thahab (Your Weight in Gold), which will be aired on September 16.

August 26, 2001

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Iran will export 100 locally manufactured cars to Syria within the framework of bilateral cooperation.

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat will make a trip to Syria soon, according to PA International Cooperation Minister Nabil Shaath, who is currently

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Syrian scenarist Qamar Al Zaman Alloush has recently written two scripts for production by an Iranian company.