Syria

April 30, 2001

03:00 GMT

Jordan plans to discuss revising a 1987 water- sharing agreement with Syria during a visit by Jordan’s Water Minister Hatem Halawani to Damascus in a

April 29, 2001

03:00 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa will visit on Monday Saudi Arabia and Syria on a mission described by the Emirati daily, Al Bayan, as “urgent.”

April 28, 2001

03:00 GMT

Jordan and Syria agreed to stop the allocation of Yarmouk River water to summer crops in the river's basin area on both sides of the border to reduce

03:00 GMT

The Syrian singer Karawan died last week at the age of 68, leaving behind “a rich legacy of nationalist and emotional songs,”

April 26, 2001

03:00 GMT

The Syrian cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Mustafa Miro, canceled on Wednesday the 40-year-old agricultural tax law.

April 25, 2001

03:00 GMT

Syria and the European Union (EU) said Tuesday they achieved progress towards a partnership agreement as they managed to overcome obstacles through "o

03:00 GMT

Syria and the European Union (EU) concluded Tuesday, April 24, the latest round of negotiations on a trade association agreement, with both sides saying they had defined their areas of difference.  "T

April 24, 2001

03:00 GMT

Exiled former Lebanese army commander Michel Aoun reiterated his call for the withdrawal of the Syrian Army Monday, saying that “the move would be bet

03:00 GMT

Pope John Paul renewed his call on Monday for the observance of international law and UN resolutions in the Middle East to allow negotiations to resum

03:00 GMT

Syria and the European Union (EU) launched Monday, April 23, a new round of negotiations on the signing of an association accord which could eventually lead to the creation of a free trade zone, the o

April 23, 2001

03:00 GMT

Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres on Monday ruled out any imminent attack inside Syria following the Jewish state's air raid last week on a Syrian

03:00 GMT

A meeting set for Sunday, April 22, in Damascus to push for a boycott of Israel did not take place because not enough national delegations showed up, an Arab League official said.  "The meeting is not

03:00 GMT

Syrian State Planning Minister Issam Zaim stressed the importance of relations between Syria and the European Union (EU) Sunday, April 22, on the eve of a negotiating session on an association accord.

April 22, 2001

03:00 GMT

An aide to Israeli Arab MK, Azmi Bishara said Sunday that his current visit to Damascus is to help prepare for a scheduled trip by Palestinian Preside

03:00 GMT

Syria and the European Union (EU) will pick up again on negotiations over an association accord Monday, April 23, against a backdrop of misunderstandings of both a political and economic nature.  On t