January 28, 2001
Syria\'s state industries expect losses of $1.6 billion this year, according to the government daily <i>Tishrin</i>. The figure features in the government\'s budget plans for 2001, which were approved
The state-owned Commercial Bank of Syria (CBS) on Saturday, January 27, said its foreign exchange operations had multiplied eight-fold after applying the market floating rate to the Syrian pound on Ja
January 27, 2001
Albawaba.com Amman Since the death of the late president Hafez Al Assad in June 2000, Syrian society has witnessed political reactions due to both th
January 25, 2001
Libya leader Moammar Khadafi met Syrian Prime Minister, Mohamed Mustapha Mero, Wednesday for talks which focused on links between the two countries.
Syrian President Bashar Assad praised relations between his country and Iran on Wednesday after holding landmark talks in Tehran with his Iranian coun
January 23, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Assad will visit Tehran Wednesday, his first visit to the Islamic republic since he took power last July.
The Lebanese telecom firm Investcom and the Syrian-Egyptian SyriaTel were awarded 15-year Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) licenses to expand Syria’s mobile phone network, according to the official daily
January 22, 2001
The Assembly for Democracy and Unity, a political gathering in Syria has issued its first statement declaring its foundation and raison d’etre. Meanwh
Syria is sitting on diamond reserves that could be commercially exploited, a Syrian official was quoted as saying Tuesday, while inviting the domestic and foreign private sector to invest.
Syria has taken measures to bring its banking system into line with other countries, drafting laws on private banking and banking secrecy, and introducing the open market rate for some foreign currenc
January 21, 2001
Together with the Syrian-Egyptian mobile phone company, SyriaTel, the Lebanese Investcom company has recently won a bid for operating Syria\'s mobile
The Syrian cabinet has endorsed a new banking law that will allow investors and businessmen to establish banks either as private joint stock companies
Syrian President Bashar Assad will arrive Sunday in the United Arab Emirates for a two-day visit.
A report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) on prospects of the Syrian tourism sector said that Syria is raising its profile as a tourism destination with a combination of promotional efforts, b
January 20, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Assad heads Saturday to the United Arab Emirates, his first visit to the Gulf country since he came to power in July.