Syria

January 22, 2002

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The Saudi Savola Group announced that its net income increased by 11.3 percent, reaching SR 151 ($40.8 million) in 2001 compared with SR 137.6 million in 2000, reported Al-Hayat . The Chairman of the

January 21, 2002

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The Tel Aviv District Court sentenced Monday Mark Idan for two years in jail. Idan, an Australian citizen residing in Israel was charged with having c

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Kuwait’s state minister for foreign affairs Sheikh Mohammad Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah will visit Syria and Lebanon beginning next Tuesday.

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Oman and Saudi Arabia on Sunday signed an agreement for media cooperation between the two Gulf states.   The Omani news agency quoted the information

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US Secretary of State Colin Powell referred to the latest Syrian comments at the U.N. as “hysterical”. Powell also announced that the special envoy to

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The Syrian series Qaws Quzah (Rainbow) may be described as the series that consolidates the social and family traditions with all the topics, dreams and problems involved.

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The launch of LINKdotNET in Jordan marks a significant move by its mother company, the Egypt-based Orascom Telecom, to extend its operations in Jordan from mobile services—through Fastlink, in which O

January 20, 2002

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Saudi minister of information Fuad bin Abdulsalam al-Farsi arrived in Muscat on Saturday on a visit to Oman.  According to the official Saudi News Age

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Syrian president Bashar al-Assad received a message Saturday from his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Khatami on Tehran efforts in the filed of dialogue

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Egyptian foreign minister Ahmad Maher said Saturday that US Middle East envoy General Anthony Zinni’s return to the region is essential.

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The governments of Iraq and Syria have approved the establishment of two new joint road and maritime companies. Syria’s Minister of Transportation Makram Obeid and his Iraqi counterpart Ahmad Murtada

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As part of efforts to block the entrance of persons suspected of membership in the Al-Qaida or Taliban, the Iranian government has decided to reinstate entry visa requirements on citizens of the GCC s

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A cultural cooperation program was recently signed between Syria and Cyprus, in an effort to enhance exchanges in education, culture, media, sports, youth and and information technology.   The program

January 19, 2002

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The United States on Friday criticized Syria for equating the September 11 attacks against the World Trade Center in New York with Israel's recent des

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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