Syria

October 8, 2001

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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

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Syrian Prime Minister Mustafa Miro will start a visit to Jordan on Sunday, arriving at the head of his country's delegation to meetings of the joint J

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US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has rejected an invitation to visit Israel during his tour of the Middle East, according to an Israeli press r

October 4, 2001

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Tehran has turned to Russia to meet its military needs, but the Islamic republic’s new deal with the world’s second-biggest arms supplier is bound to

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The Egyptian Electrical Project Company has recently won two tenders, valued at $26 million in Algeria and in the Sultanate of Oman.

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Syrian economy will record a three percent growth rate in the year 2001 compared with 0.5 percent in 2000, an economists at the Tuesday Economic Forum forecasted, adding that an average 3.5 percent gr

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A new tourism project, the Assad Euphrates complex, will be constructed by 2006 on the Assad Lake, according to Syrian Tourism Ministry plans. The private Kuwaiti investment company Al-Futuh. will be

October 2, 2001

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Syria’s General Organization for Food Industries recently concluded a contract with the Egyptian Holding Company, under which 5,000 tons of edible oils and 20,000 tons of cottonseed oil would be expor