Syria

August 23, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad will visit Baghdad next month, sources at the Syrian Foreign Ministry told Albawaba.com on Thursday.

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Palestinian Authority Planning and International Cooperation Minister Nabil Shaath will meet Thursday in Damascus with Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk

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The Saudi Ajwa Food Industries Group has reportedly acquired 80 percent of Egypt’s Misr Gulf Oil Processing Co. earlier this summer. The company also revealed intentions to withdraw from Syrian market

August 22, 2001

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A recent conference of Druze leaders in Amman, at which participants called on the Israeli Druze community to dodge military service, highlighted the

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Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan arrived in Damascus on Tuesday for a previously unannounced visit, a day after Syrian President Bashar Al Ass

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Despite improved rainfall in Syria as the winter season progressed, a below average cereal production is projected due to earlier warm and dry conditions. Most severely hurt are farms located in the s

August 21, 2001

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Lebanese Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, a vehement critic of the mass arrests of Christian anti-Syrian activists in Lebanon, met in Damascus Tuesday wit

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Seventy-five Lebanese Christian and anti-Syrian activists jailed earlier this month were freed on Monday with a warning and a fine.

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Over 2,000 filmmakers from all over the world, including Syrians and Palestinians, are competing for slots in the 44th Documentary Film Festival in the German city of Leipzig

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Syrian Irrigation Minister Taha Al-Atrash will arrive in Ankara Tuesday, August 21, for a six-day visit aimed at smoothing over long-standing disputes over water-sharing and other issues.  Atrash will

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Egypt's ambassador to Syria, Muhamad Ahmad Ismail, asserted recently that positive trade relations existed between Egypt and Syria, adding that the nations’ agricultural sectors were faring particular

August 20, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad left Kuwait Monday after three days of talks on the Middle East crisis, Iraq and bilateral cooperation. But Kuwaiti o

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Syria is reported to have enhanced its security presence in Lebanon, against the backdrop of a political crisis stemming from the Beirut government's

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A car bomb went off Monday near the Lebanese judiciary's central Beirut headquarters, which is hosting the trials of anti-Syrian Christian activists,

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In an international meeting of Druze leaders in Amman on Sunday, Lebanese politician Walid Jumblatt urged Druze living in Israel to refuse to serve in