Syria

May 21, 2001

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In association with the Damascus Municipality, the Syrian Ministry of Tourism is organizing the eighth International Flowers Fair, May 15-25.

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The output of the Syrian cotton industry is reportedly on the decline. In 1999-2000, only 930,000 tons of cotton were produced, reflecting a significant drop compared with the 1.47 million tons produc

May 20, 2001

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Official sources estimate the annual edible oils and fats consumption in Syria at a total of 227,000 tons, of which 67,000 tons of vegetarian oils and 14,000 tons are animal fats.

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Official sources estimate the annual edible oils and fats consumption in Syria at a total of 227,000 tons, of which 67,000 tons of vegetarian oils and 14,000 tons are animal fats.

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the governments of Syria and France have agreed to prepare an initial feasibility study for the construction of a Damascus underground railway.

May 19, 2001

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement on Saturday vowed to retaliate against Israel after its soldiers shot and wounded two Lebanese youths throwing stones

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Syria and Russian signed on Friday an agreement covering comprehensive bilateral cooperation.

May 18, 2001

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Israeli troops on Friday wounded two Lebanese youths who threw stones at Israeli positions across the border, witnesses told Reuters. Meanwhile, Syria

May 17, 2001

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Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Shara will visit Beirut on Friday for several hours to deliver a message from President Bashar Assad to his counterpart

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An Abu Dhabi satellite channel reported Thursday that Syrian President Bashar Al Assad had cut short talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak after

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Films from as far afield as Asia, Africa, and South America will vie for the golden prize at the 11th International Film Festival in Damascus,

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A senior source in the Iraqi Ministry of Commerce and Industry revealed that an Iraqi product exhibition is planned to be held in Damascus in the beginning of June.

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A recently issued decree reducing import tax on incoming raw materials, is reportedly threatening local producers who claim to face “unfair” competition from Lebanon.

May 16, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad cut short talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on efforts to end Israeli attacks on Palestinians and left earl

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Iran and Syria have been reported that they have entered a new phase of cooperation.