Syria

June 29, 2001

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A Lebanese non-governmental organization called Friday for an international probe into the "very possible existence" of mass graves following a 1990 S

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A recently published economic report by the Syrian government reveals that the Syrian GDP climbed by 10.5 percent in 2000 compared with the previous year.

June 28, 2001

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The Syrian cabinet has approved a draft law to allow loss-making state companies to be run by private sector managers.

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad left France on Wednesday after a state visit dogged by protests about his country's human rights record, but praised

June 27, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad said Wednesday that journalist Nizar Nayyouf was free to leave Syria if he so wished.

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Tuesday that he would happily meet Syrian President Bashar Assad and attempt to negotiate a peace agreement b

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad on Tuesday sought to clear up an alleged "misunderstanding" over remarks he made to Pope John Paul II that have been

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Egyptian actor Noor Al Sherif has accepted an offer to perform the role of Saif Al Dawlah Al Hamadani in a historical television series.

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The Syrian government is hoping to attract 1,260 billion Syrian pounds ($25 billion) worth of investments through its upcoming five-year development plan.

June 26, 2001

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Israel's security organizations are concerned about the possibility that Syrian intelligence services could recruit visiting Arab Israelis.

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad warned in Paris Monday that the Middle East peace process was in danger of collapse because "the culture of peace is

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The Syrian government is hoping to attract 1,260 billion Syrian pounds ($25 billion) worth of investments through its upcoming five-year development plan.

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A Syrian paper-manufacturing company recently signed a renewable seven-year contract with the Austrian Fimpex Company, following extensive negotiations between the two.

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Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad met with his French counterpart, Jacques Chirac, Monday, June 25, as several thousand people protested his visit at a rally in a Parisian square dedicated to the memo

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On the face of it, Beirut does not seem quite the city that it did just little more than a week ago. Officially, about 6,000 Syrian troops had withdrawn from the city, but the Syrians have not gone al