June 26, 2001
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 Officially, about 6,000 Syrian troops had withdrawn from the city, but the Syrians have not gone al
June 25, 2001
Syria's second privately owned newspaper hit news stands Sunday, setting out to be a "neutral," nonpolitical journal with a focus on the country's eco
A delegation of Syrian businessmen and investors is scheduled to visit Yemen next month at the invitation of the local federation of chambers of comme
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad begins a delicate three-day state visit to France on Monday, his first since assuming power last year. Assad is expec
The first Syrian economic journal not under state control was due out Sunday, June 24. In its first issue, the weekly al-Iqtissadiya says that it wants to "take part in the economic overhaul prioritiz
June 24, 2001
Samir Al Jamal has asked the head of the Egyptian TV and Radio Union to help demolish obstacles in the path of the first Egyptian-Syrian television series, Maa Wa Demaa
June 23, 2001
High-ranking Lebanese and Syrian military officers met Friday in Beirut to review the latest redeployment of Syrian troops in Lebanon.
June 22, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Assad said Thursday that his country would recognize the state of Israel when a fair and global peace was installed in the Mid
EU Middle East envoy Miguel Moratinos met in Damascus on Thursday with Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Al Shara on developments of the situation in the
Syrian journalist Nizar Nayyouf told AFP Friday he had been freed overnight after being "arrested" and held by intelligence agents Wednesday.
The Saudi-Syrian Tourism Investment Company recently completed the first stage of the Damascus Four Seasons Hotel project, costing nearly four million dollars.
What ordinarily may have been regarded as a rather innocuous economic gathering may indeed be indicative of a significant process underway. On Tuesday, June 19, the Turkish-Syrian Business Council hel
June 21, 2001
A group of Syrian businessmen and investors will visit Yemen in July on a several-day working visit for talks on enhancing bilateral trade ties.
A recent evaluation by the Central Supervising Authorities at the Homs Oil Refinery uncovered for the third time numerous violations.
June 20, 2001
Seven of the ten thousand Syrian troops stationed in Beirut have left the capital in an unexpected redeployment that started on June 14, Lebanese offi