April 2, 2001
A senior official of the Damascus-based Palestinian opposition movement, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command (PFLP-GC)
The Syrian and Iraqi industry ministers met Sunday, April 1, to discuss ways to expand economic cooperation, Syria's official SANA news agency said, after Iraq announced that a free trade pact betwe
A Syrian newspaper Sunday played a tough joke on the country's unemployed, who represent some 20 percent of the population according to experts, announcing they would receive a monthly payment of $60.
Following 38 years of tight state control, in a move to encourage foreign investment, last week, the Syrian parliament authorized the creation of private banks. The new law allows foreign participatio
April 1, 2001
European Union Middle East envoy, Miguel Moratinos denied on Saturday that he conveyed a message from Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to Syrian Pr
A free trade agreement between Syria and Iraq, signed two months ago, comes into effect Sunday.
Baghdad announced that a free trade agreement with former rival Syria signed earlier this year went into effect Sunday, March 31. ”As of April 1, exchanges of goods and merchandise between Iraq and S
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has approved a loan to worth Syria 20 million Kuwaiti dinar ($65.3 million), which will be used to expand the Al Nasiriya power plant, located near Damasc
March 31, 2001
Pope John Paul II and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will discuss the Middle East peace process during the pontiff's visit to Syria in May.
Syria and Germany agreed Friday that Damascus could pay its debts for Berlin, estimated at 467 million deutsche marks, over 30 installments.
The Lebanese Hizbollah movement urged Lebanon, Syria and Palestine to forget past problems and "strength their stand in facing the Israeli enemy."
March 30, 2001
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
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
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
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