Syria

April 11, 2001

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According to the Tishrin daily, the Syrian authorities have give the go-ahead for the establishment in Damascus of a joint Arab bank, with private and public capital.  The Syrian parliament approved

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A Bahraini company plans to launch four industrial projects in Syria at a cost of $1.6 billion, the Baath economic weekly reported Tuesday, April 10.  Among the projects, which will be launched by t

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A Bahraini company plans to launch four industrial projects in Syria at a cost of $1.6 billion, the Baath economic weekly reported Tuesday, April 10.  Among the projects, which will be launched by t

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Une compagnie bahreinie a l’intention de lancer quatre projets industriels en Syrie d’un coût total de 1,6 milliard de dollars, rapportent des quotidiens du Moyen Orient.

April 10, 2001

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The joint Jordanian-Syrian will convene in Amman on April 24 for talks on setting up a free trade agreement.

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Israeli foreign policy mandarins are divided over what Israel should do about Syria's application to the UN Security Council.

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud took a tough line against the increasingly divisive debate over the Syrian presence on Monday, vowing that the state w

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Moroccan King Mohammed VI met Syrian president Bashar al-Assad in Fez city on Monday, where they held talks on regional and bilateral issues.

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Syria has undertaken to facilitate the entry and exit formalities for Lebanese travelers at its border posts with Lebanon, official newspapers in Damascus reported Monday, April 9.  Lebanese travelers

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The European Union is "exaggerating" the problem of its cotton yarn imports from Syria, a Syrian state industry official said in an interview published in Damascus on Monday, April 9.  "The European s

April 9, 2001

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Syria has issued regulations banning men from marrying foreign housekeepers or baby-sitters.

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Syrian President Bashar Assad embarks on a north African tour Monday that will take him to Morocco and Tunisia for talks on bilateral ties as well as

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Syrian director Mohammad Malas is currently producing a film about the late Egyptian composer Sayed Darwish.

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Syria has managed to clear the textile stocks piling up at state companies, Industry Minister Ahmed Hamu said in an interview published by the government newspaper Tishrin .  This indication comes as

April 8, 2001

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Syrian and French official discussed on Saturday the establishment of a joint telecommunications company.