Syria

June 14, 2001

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Farmers in the southeastern areas of Anatolia has welcomed the decision of the Turkish government to clean the vast areas of the borders with Syria fr

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Arab-Israeli MK Azmi Bishara postponed his return to Israel on Thursday in order to hold talks with Syrian President Bashar Al Assad on Saturday.

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Syrian troops based in Beirut and nearby areas are to "redeploy" in the next few days, the Lebanese army said.

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Hani Al Romani is an outstanding Syrian actor who has been playing theatre and television roles for 40 years. He started his career as an actor at the beginning of the 1950s

June 13, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said on Tuesday that Syria provided vital assistance to Lebanon, and defended its neighbor's controversial military pr

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Israel’s Attorney General Elyakim Rubinstein decided Tuesday evening to launch a criminal investigation into Arab Israeli MK Azmi Bishara's visit to S

June 12, 2001

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The Director General of the Syrian Phosphate and Mines Company, Farham Muhsen, recently revealed that new phosphate sources have been uncovered in the mines of Sharqiya, Syria.

June 11, 2001

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Israeli security forces apprehended overnight a Syrian citizen who crossed the border into Israel, reported Radio Israel.

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In another sign of warming ties between Cairo and Damascus, Syria’s recent Egyptian Film Week kicked off a film aptly entitled The Lovers.

June 10, 2001

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Director General of the Syrian Railways Public Authority and the Director General of the Iraqi Railways Public Authority recently signed a joint cooperation accord.

June 9, 2001

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Syrian singer Huwayda made a strong comeback into the musical limelight last week with her second album, Dallelni, which is characterized by a highly romantic mood,

June 7, 2001

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A free trade agreement (FTA) between Jordan and Syria that will lift all tariffs is expected to be signed in August, Jordanian officials announced on

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Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Abdullah warned on Wednesday during his visit to Syria that Israel would pay for any Arab blood it had spilled.

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According to official Syrian statistics , local wheat yield potential is estimated to reach 4.8 million tons this agricultural season, having recovered from 1999's worst drought for decades.

June 6, 2001

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Russia has approved the sale of three advanced high-altitude reconnaissance combat jets to Syria.