Syria

March 30, 2001

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The head of the Political Department of the PLO, Farouq Kaddoumi, will pay an official visit to Damascus on Saturday to finalize preparations for the

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Syria's People’s Assembly took a unanimous decision on Thursday to pass a law allowing the establishment of private banks in the country for the first

March 29, 2001

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The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has approved lending Syria 20 million dinars ($65.3 million) to expand a power plant near the capital Da

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According to the findings of a research conducted by a Syrian analyst, the problem of tax evasion in Syria is so complicated and has adverse effects o

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As part of Turkish-Syrian normalization moves, Syrian deputy PM for economic affairs met Wednesday with the Turkish agriculture minister. The ministers held talks on means of boosting economic relatio

March 28, 2001

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By Mohammed Omar Arabic News Editor Albawaba.com - Amman  The Syrian president did not reveal at the Arab Summit Conference in Amman the nature of the

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad agreed, during first official meeting Tuesday night on the sidelines of the A

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Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammed Medhi Saleh said on March 27th that Baghdad had started technical studies for building a new oil pipeline to Syria to replace one that industry sources said was reopened

March 27, 2001

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Syrian President Bashar Assad met briefly on the sidelines of the Amman Arab summit. An official meeting will

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Syria's parliament stripped MP Khalil Hajem al-Safuq of his government immunity Tuesday for brandishing a handgun in a personal quarrel.

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad offered his support to the Palestinians Tuesday, saying "forget the past" after 10 years of animosity between Damascu

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A Palestinian official has confirmed that the Syrian and Palestinian delegations to the Arab summit being held in Amman disagreed ahead of a scheduled

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad seems to be on good terms with the new US administration, according to a report by Guardian in its internet edition.

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European Union (EU) ambassador to Damascus Marc Pierini called in Damascus on Monday, March 26, for Syria to accelerate the pace of its year-old economic reform program in order to reach a trade assoc

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European Union (EU) ambassador to Damascus Marc Pierini called in Damascus on Monday, March 26, for Syria to accelerate the pace of its year-old economic reform program in order to reach a trade assoc