Syria

May 29, 2001

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Arab Member of Knesset, Azmi Bishara is expected to be investigated Wednesday by the Jerusalem district police, on suspicion of “arranging visits for

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Syrian and Iranian trade official reviewed on Monday their trade ties during the first session of the fifth session of the joint Syrian-Iranian commit

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said on Monday that Israeli threats against Syria were for “local consumption,” and that he did not foresee war b

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Syria and Greece signed a deal on Monday, May 28, aimed at promoting cooperation in marine cargo and passenger transport, officials said.  The accord, signed by visiting Greek Merchant Marine Minister

May 28, 2001

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The head of the PLO's political department, Farouq Qaddoumi, has said that the regional situation has delayed the summit between Syrian President Bash

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The head of the Egyptian Coptic Church, Pope Shenouda III, urged all Arab countries on Sunday to unite in order to combat Israel’s policy of aggressio

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Iran and Syrian reviewed Sunday ways of cooperation in the field of energy and other main aspects.

May 27, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s adviser, Osama Al Baz, denied reports of differences between his country and Syria, and did not rule out the idea o

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Tunisian Cinema Days began last Friday evening at Al Sham Cinema Hall in Damascus with the film Samt Al Kusur (Silences of the Palace) directed by Moufida Tlatli.

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One year after Israel’s withdrawal from South Lebanon, and saber-rattling across the border tended to drown out the very muted celebration taking place to mark the occasion. From an economic perspecti

May 24, 2001

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Russia said that urgent measures are needed to stop the violent escalation between Israelis and the Palestinians, said Russian Foreign Minister Igor I

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad discussed Wednesday with his Sudanese counterpart Omar Al Bashir the developments in the Middle East in a telephone c

May 23, 2001

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Syrian Defense Minister Mustafa Tlass held talks in Moscow Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov on bilateral and regional issues.

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Syria and Russia signed on Friday, may 18, an agreement covering comprehensive bilateral cooperation. After an eight-year long suspension period, the Syrian-Russian joint Committee has also recently m

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The Syrian government is planning to cancel or at least modify its economic sanctions law in the near future, as it failed to put an end to fraudulent activities.