April 25, 2001
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
April 21, 2001
The Arab League opened a special meeting Saturday in the wake of an Israeli raid on a Syrian military position in Lebanon, with efforts to secure inte
“The Light of Eyes” is a new theatrical performance directed by Ajaj Salim. The play is based on a novel written by the Turkish writer Khaldoun Ta’er,
April 20, 2001
Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said Thursday Israel should know “clearly and once and for all” that it would not achieve security by using force and
Israel’s raid on a Syrian radar station served not only to highlight the increasingly controversial presence of 35,000 Syrian troops in Lebanon, but it came at a time when the long dormant Syrian econ
April 19, 2001
Egypt and Syria discussed Wednesday ways of enhancing bilateral cooperation in the health care sector.
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat’s first visit to Damascus, set for this month, has been put on hold, according to the Israeli Haaretz newspaper.