Syria

April 9, 2001

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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.

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Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Shara will pay an official visit to Russia “in the coming days.”

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Syrian President Bashar Assad will pay a three-day official visit to Spain on May 2nd.

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Commercial banks in Lebanon are gearing up to enter the Syrian market later this year or early in 2002 after the Parliament in Damascus approved a dra

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Syria's ruling Baath party on Saturday said there was a need for "a concentrated action" to lift the sanctions slapped on Iraq.

April 6, 2001

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Efforts are underway to form a Christian front that would group MPs and ministers loyal to the political establishment and try to serve as a link betw

April 5, 2001

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Leaving behind the illegal but rewarding cannabis and opium farming, farmers in the Bekaa valley started new lives under the sovereignty of the law, r

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Hizbollah’s secretary-general, Hassan Nasrallah, strongly defended the presence of Syrian troops on Wednesday, insisting that their stay is very essen

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Syrian President Bashar Assad accused "Israeli extremism" of being an obstacle to peace in the Middle East during a meeting Wednesday with Slovak Pres

April 4, 2001

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Damascus witnessed on Tuesday meetings that focused on ways to support the Palestinian people in their six-month old Intifada.

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Syrian President, Bashar Assad, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, discussed Tuesday night over the phone the latest developments in the Mid

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Syria opened its first car fair Monday, April 2, following the government decision to allow the private sector to import cars.  Some 30 carmakers were present for the opening of SyrAuto, representing

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Syria is working on a bill to combat trade in fake goods, according to Bashar Al-Saqqa, responsible for property protection at the ministry of supply, quoted by the Tishrin daily Tuesday, April 3.  

April 3, 2001

03:00 GMT

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri called for an end to the debate over Syria's presence, but said the neighbor's influence in domestic politics