July 13, 2001
The Iraqi Free Zones Public Authority is presently evaluating a proposal to connect Iraqi ports in Basra with Syrian ports via a new railway line passing through Al-Kaem Free Trade Zone.
Continuous government support of the Syrian cotton sector has enhanced local productivity significantly in recent years. Average per hectare cotton productivity jumped from 625 kilograms in 1970, to 4
Sources in the Damascus Investment Authority recently reported that five new thread manufacturing factories are to be established in Syria, under the framework of country’s Investment Law Number 10.
July 12, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad will visit Russia this year at the invitation of his counterpart, Vladimir Putin.
Syria has agreed to supply Jordan with two million cubic meters (mcm) of water this summer from the Yarmouk basin to boost the kingdom's scarce water
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Al Shara on Wednesday demanded that Israel return the Golan Heights, as President Bashar Al Assad met his German counte
Syria’s state-owned Agricultural Cooperative Bank has fallen victim to a $3.16 million embezzlement scheme.
A senior source in the Jordanian (Al-Ahli) National Bank recently revealed that the bank’s management had submitted a request to Syrian authorities to re-open its Damascus branch, which has been close
July 11, 2001
The Syrian Muslim Brotherhood on Tuesday hailed the government for approving an Islamic forum in Damascus, calling the move a step toward a more relax
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder said after meeting Syrian President Bashar Al Assad in Berlin Tuesday that the Mitchell Report, which calls for an
The 7th round of negotiations on an association agreement to be signed between Syria and the European Union (EU) will convene in Brussels on July 18, according to the Syrian planning minister, Issam Z
July 10, 2001
A new round of talks between Syria and the European Union (EU) on concluding a trade association agreement will be held in Brussels on July 18, Syrian
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad starts Tuesday an official visit to Berlin, amid expected protests by German Jewish groups.
Syria's Abdul Hamid Sarraj, famed for overseeing the liquidation of the Syrian Communist Party as the head of the Deuxieme Bureau internal security fo
Iraq inaugurated a free trade zone near the Syrian border on Monday’ July 9, as part of its campaign to recover from more than a decade of UN sanctions. The Al-Qaem zone opened by Trade Minister Moha