Syria

October 8, 2001

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An Indonesian boat carrying 187 asylum seekers intercepted by the Australian navy about 1,500 kilometers off western Australia was taken into tow afte

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Egyptian soccer star Mohammad Amara, a pro in Germany, has announced that he will return to his former team, Al Ahli, in May.

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India's armed forces were on high alert Monday and additional security was deployed at US facilities following the US-led military strikes in Afghanis

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is due in Jordan later Monday for talks with King Abdullah II on regional and international developments.

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Syrian artist Bassam Kusa has wrapped up the direction of his short film Dawalik, his third work since the film Flash, in which he played the starring role.

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The Egyptian government has announced it intends to build three international highways in the framework of a new highways network construction projectm, reported Al-Hayat .   The government will comm

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Britain's Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD) has restored medium-term insurance cover for Syria; the British embassy said Thursday October 4 in a press release.  "British companies doing serio

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Mustafa Miro arrived in Amman Sunday and immediately met with Jordan's King Abdullah II, a palace source stated on Sunday October 7. The talks centered on the recent int

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The Arab League's Central Office for the Boycott of Israel (OBI) postponed to Monday its meeting initially slated for Sunday, the Damascus-based organization announced on Sunday, October 7.  The OBI o

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The Syrian ministry of economy and foreign commerce issued last week a set of regulations, specifying the registration and licensing procedures for private and joint-ownership banks in the country, ba

October 7, 2001

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The much-delayed operation to raise the sunken Russian nuclear submarine Kursk was ready to begin late Sunday after the Dutch firm in charge said the

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will receive Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Al Hariri on Monday for discussions on the latest international developmen

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Syria's Fouad Naim Takla Company said it had won a $42 million contract to build the 300-room Damascus Four Seasons hotel on Saturday, October 6, which will become the country's largest.  The company'

October 6, 2001

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UAE President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory message to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on the occasion of Egyptian Arme

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A Kuwaiti fire fighting delegation discussed with the civil aviation officials in the UAE ways to foster cooperation and coordination between both cou