Syria

October 1, 2000

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Syrian President Bashar Assad is set to arrive in Cairo on Sunday afternoon for talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on ways to advance the pea

September 28, 2000

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Syrian President Bashar Assad tells the European Union's Middle East envoy that he supports steps aimed at relaunching peace talks with Israel.

September 27, 2000

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One hundred Syrian intellectuals have issued a statement calling for an end to the martial laws prevailing in the country, the release of political pr

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Turkey says it cannot give Syria as much water, from the rivers which the two countries share, as it wants because of a serious drought it is sufferin

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Syria is seeking to bolster military ties with China. The effort was launched during a visit to Damascus by a Chinese military delegation.

September 26, 2000

03:00 GMT

European Union envoy Miguel Angel Moratinos arrives in Damascus for talks with Syrian officials.

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Syrian President Bashar Assad has met with Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz, who arrived in Damascus late the previous day on an unannounced vis

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Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz has arrived in Damascus on a previously unannounced visit and immediately held talks with Syrian Foreign Minist

September 25, 2000

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Syria has condemned Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak's proposal to reach a partial peace deal with the Palestinians, saying such agreements were the

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Israeli officials voice concern following what they described as a successful test by Syria of a new ground-to-ground missile.

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Mustafa Miro and Qatari Finance Minister Yussef Hussein Kamal discussed here Saturday how to encourage Qatari investment in Syria.

September 24, 2000

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One of the two political groupings calling itself the Syrian Communist Party (SCP) has reelected Wissal Bakdash as its secretary general.

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Mustafa Miro and Qatari Finance Minister Yussef Hussein Kamal have discussed how to encourage Qatari investment in Syri

September 23, 2000

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed the visit he is "shortly" to make to Cairo with his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak in a phone call Satu

September 22, 2000

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Syria shows signs of increasing nervousness about the future of its relations with Lebanon, in the wake of calls from the leaders of Lebanon's Christi