Syria

July 30, 2001

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Syria and the UAE recently signed an agricultural agreement, for the exchange of palm trees, saplings and plants. Under the accord, agricultural expertise will also be shared between the two countries

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Arab countries, with the notable exception of Egypt and Jordan, ploughed ahead Sunday, July 29, with plans to publish a blacklist of Israeli firms, and foreign companies doing business with the Jewish

July 29, 2001

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Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer assured Jordan's King Abdullah during a secret meeting last Wednesday that Israel did not plan to carry

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A significant increase has been recorded in the number of tourists visiting Syria over the past year. In 2000, more than three million tourists visited Syria, reflecting a 12.5 percent increase compar

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Syria has offered 64 investment projects in the tourism sector to help meet the growing number of visitors. It is estimated that the number of foreign visitors to the country will reach 12 million by

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Arab experts will meet in Damascus on Sunday, July 29, to study the means of reactivating the boycott of Israel, the official Syrian Arab news agency, SANA reported Saturday.  "Experts specialized in

July 28, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad's visit to Kuwait has been postponed until next month because of his busy schedule.

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A joint private Egyptian-Saudi-Syrian company has been set up to build a cement factory in Syria to take advantage of laws barring cement imports, des

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The United Nations has warned Israel not to stage another attempt to annex the divided village of Ghajar.

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The Egyptian song Rami has won the 9th Mic Golden Award at the Arabic Song Festival organized by the Arabic Radio Stations Union in Damascus

July 26, 2001

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Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Seba Nasir will lead a delegation to Ankara between July 31 and August 3, where they will meet with a Turkish team head

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George Wassouf has been through a lot over the past year, including an illness and an operation in the United States. Fortunately, he’s a real survivor with a comeback album.

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Syria’s ongoing water crisis has become so severe in recent weeks, that Damascus residents are currently supplied with running water for a mere four hours daily. The crisis has been attributed to a dr

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Syria’s ongoing water crisis has become so severe in recent weeks, that Damascus residents are currently supplied with running water for a mere four hours daily. The crisis has been attributed to a dr

July 25, 2001

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on Tuesday said that Israel’s violence and the hasty crackdown against the Palestinian Intifada would not help the