Syria

May 4, 2001

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Syria's Foreign Minister on Friday said that Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres had no plan for peace in the Middle East, despite his optimistic re

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Egypt is said to have issued a pledge to help Syria in any war against Israel.

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Pope John Paul arrived in Athens on Friday at the start of a six-day trip to Greece, Syria and Malta.

May 3, 2001

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Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir announced on Wednesday that he will not accompany Pope John Paul II on the latter’s historic trip to Syri

May 2, 2001

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Syrian and Sudan have signed an agreement aimed at increasing their cooperation in the fields of science and research.

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Syrian President Bashar Assad arrives on Wednesday in Spain for talks on bilateral and regional issues with King Juan Carlos and Prime Minister Jose M

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa left Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after discussing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Saudi officials, following a

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Speaking at a banking conference in Damascus, the chairman of the Syrian Chamber of Commerce described a set of new banking laws before his country’s parliament as legislation that could revolutionize

May 1, 2001

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The Syrian government believes that private banking will “help carry the burden of the national economy” and reduce its dependence on the state, Prime

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Syrian Prime Minister Moustafa Miro has recently decided to allocate a prepaid cellular phone to all high-ranking Syrian state officials.

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A visit due Tuesday to Algiers by Syrian President Bashar Assad has been postponed to the second half of May against the backdrop of the bloody violen

April 30, 2001

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With less than a week remaining before Pope John Paul II visits Syria, ambiguity still surrounds the Lebanese Maronite patriarch's position on whether

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Industrialists in Lebanon and Syria are looking together for new export markets, a move they say reflects increased cooperation stemming from a 1998 f

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Jordan plans to discuss revising a 1987 water- sharing agreement with Syria during a visit by Jordan’s Water Minister Hatem Halawani to Damascus in a

April 29, 2001

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa will visit on Monday Saudi Arabia and Syria on a mission described by the Emirati daily, Al Bayan, as “urgent.”