Syria

June 19, 2001

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The United States said Monday it would closely follow the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Beirut, an action that appeared to have stalled Sunday.

June 18, 2001

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Lebanon’s Speaker Nabih Berri called Sunday for the creation of a national front to face any “Israeli aggression on Lebanon and Syria.”

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Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir said Sunday that Syria's redeployment away from Beirut was a positive move, and that he hoped Lebanese an

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Following talks with Syrian President Bashar Al Assad on Sunday in Damascus, Arab-Israeli MK Azmi Bishara said he was not intimidated by calls in Isra

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Five Arab countries are listed among the top debtors of the Czech Republic, whose government is attempting to recover monies owed ever since the collapse of the Iron Curtain.

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Iraq is to open a free trade zone near the Syrian border under the terms of an accord with Damascus launched in April, the Iraqi customs chief said Sunday, June 17.  Hamid Shaker Mahmoud, quoted in Al

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Five Arab countries are listed among the top debtors of the Czech Republic, whose government is attempting to recover monies owned ever since the collapse of the Iron Curtain in the early 1990s.

June 17, 2001

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Syria is reportedly planning to pull all its troops out of Beirut within the next 48 hours.

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Renowned Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat has claimed the government is trying to ban the coming issue of his satirical weekly, Al Domari, after it receiv

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The head of Israel’s police investigations branch, Moshe Mizrahi, said Saturday that Arab-Israeli MK Azmi Bishara would be questioned at the first ava

June 16, 2001

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The Turkish-Syrian Business Council will hold its first meeting on June 19 in Istanbul.

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Around 100 Syrian soldiers and 15 tanks that had been stationed in Lebanon crossed the border into Syria before dawn Saturday.

June 15, 2001

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Saudi Arabia denied on Friday Kuwaiti news reports that Syria had reservations about a Saudi proposal to pump its oil via a particular pipeline, with

June 14, 2001

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Syrian troops based in Beirut and surrounding, mainly Christian-populated areas, began pulling out overnight, heading eastward in a redeployment deman

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Farmers in the southeastern areas of Anatolia has welcomed the decision of the Turkish government to clean the vast areas of the borders with Syria fr