Syria

February 6, 2001

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The European Investment Bank on Monday granted Syria a loan amounting to approximately $100 million to help improve the electricity network.

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) will grant Syria a 115 million-euro ($102 million) loan for its electricity sector, European Union diplomat Marc Pierini said Sunday, February 4.

February 5, 2001

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Iraq and Syria have reached agreement on the use of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers and called for Turkey to take part in their water-sharing negotiations, an Iraqi official said Wednesday.

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) will grant Syria a 115 million-euro ($102 million) loan for its electricity sector, European Union diplomat Marc Pierini said Sunday, February 4. The loan, which wil

February 4, 2001

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Syrian sources have denied a report by the Sunday Times alleging that units of the Iraqi army have been deployed on the border with Syria in anticipat

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Syrian President Bashar Assad has replaced three governors as part of his program of administrative reforms.

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Albawaba.com Damascus  Syrian Banking reform seems now to be one of the most confusing and controversial issues after the changes witnessed lately at

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A statement circulated recently in Damascus by anonymous persons denied that novelist Nabil Suleiman was attacked by Islamists or any other group, acc

February 1, 2001

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Syrian heavy crude exports are expected to more than double in February, again raising suspicions that Iraqi oil continues to flow through an unauthorized pipeline, industry sources said on January 31

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Syrian heavy crude exports are expected to more than double in February, again raising suspicions that Iraqi oil continues to flow through an unauthorized pipeline, industry sources said on January 31

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Syria will set up a school for business administration, a specialty given little attention so far in the state-run universities, Damascus' official newspapers reported Wednesday, January 31.

January 31, 2001

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Inas, Daughter of the Syrian novelist, Nabil Suleiman, confirmed that her father, who resides in the Syrian city of al Latakia, had been beaten up by

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Immunity was withdrawn late Monday night from four Syrian members of parliament as a first step to send them to the court on corruption charges.

January 30, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Assad has authorized the purchase of new cars for both private and public use at a \"reduced\" import duty of 40 percent.

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Observers in Damascus confirmed that the Central Committee of the ruling Baath Party in Syria would hold a conference in February to announce its agre