Syria

October 25, 2001

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Revenues from the Syrian series Al Bahth A’n Salahiddin Al Ayyubi (Search for Saladin) will be allocated to the families of the nearly 700 Palestinians killed in the latest uprising against 34 years o

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Syria and Egypt and have recently decided to embark on their plans for transporting gas to Lebanon via Syria. The project was first initiated in January when a $1 billion deal was signed to build two

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The Syrian cabinet recently approved a contract signed by the Austrian Fimpex Company to re-open a paper-manufacturing factory in Deir Al-Zour.

October 24, 2001

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Kuwait's main Islamic charities have started closing down illegal donation booths across the country, apparently responding to a government clampdown

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Zamalek’s striker Abdul-Latif Domani refused to join Lebanon’s Nijma as agreed between his club and the latter, due to disagreement over the secondmen

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Syrian director Najdat Ismael Anzur is preparing to direct the operetta Unshudat Al Arab (Arab Canticle), composed by Saudi singer Mohammed Abdo.

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The Syrian Telecommunication Establishment (STE) will expand the country’s Internet network next year, from its present 15,000 subscriber capacity to 200,000 subscribers. STE Director General said tha

October 23, 2001

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British pop sensation Elton John performed for 900 of Mexico's wealthiest people at a concert that drew fervent protest from lawmakers and those the performance was to benefit.

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Young Egyptian actor Khaled Abul Naga is no stranger to the theater stage, has hosted TV shows, and has received many offers to strut his stuff on the big screen.

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Scuffles erupted Tuesday October 23 between Syrian workers who were cutting off illegal phone lines and local residents from the south Lebanese village of Khiam, witnesses said.  Some 40 Syrians and L

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Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammad Mehdi Saleh held talks on Monday October 22 in Damascus with Syrian Vice President Abdel Halim Khaddam on "bilateral relations between two brotherly countries," the offic

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Dolphin Energy has received technical and commercial bids from eight international firms for the upstream and midstream front end engineering and design (FEED) contracts for a multi-billion-dollar pro

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Moroccan Prime Minister Abderrahman Yussufi held talks here Monday October 22 with President Bashar al-Assad on the latest developments on the Arab and wider international scenes, Syria's official SAN

October 22, 2001

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US bombing has killed three young Jordanians who were apparently in Afghanistan to fight for the Taliban militia, reports said on Sunday.

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Syrian actress Waha Al Raheb is currently shooting her new TV series Ruaa Halema (Dreamy Visions), which depicts woman's persistent struggle to gain her rights.