Syria

May 7, 2001

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Syria renewed its verbal onslaught on Israel on Monday, accusing the Jewish state of a long history of crimes against Palestinians and against sites s

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Israeli President Moshe Katsav lambasted Syrian President Bashar Assad Sunday, implying that he would do much better to follow his late father's examp

May 6, 2001

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Pope John Paul II has become the first Roman Catholic Pontiff in history to visit a Muslim mosque. Accompanied by Syria's leading Muslim clerics, the

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Syria plans to continue its military dialogue with Turkey amid proposals for defense cooperation.

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Pope John Paul began a historic pilgrimage to Syria on Saturday with an emotional plea to Israel and its Arab neighbors to turn "fear into trust" to e

May 5, 2001

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Syrian Prime Minister Mustafa Miro will pay an official visit to Baghdad in the near future, reported the London- based daily Al Hayat.

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Pope John Paul began a pilgrimage to Syria on Saturday with a call to all feuding parties in the Arab-Israeli conflict to seek a lasting peace in the

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