Syria

January 28, 2001

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Syria and Iraq are negotiating a plan to share the water of the Euphrates.

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Syria\'s ruling Baath party has given the green light to handing state agricultural land to the farmers working it, the official press reported.

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Syria\'s state industries expect losses of $1.6 billion this year, according to the government daily <i>Tishrin</i>. The figure features in the government\'s budget plans for 2001, which were approved

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The state-owned Commercial Bank of Syria (CBS) on Saturday, January 27, said its foreign exchange operations had multiplied eight-fold after applying the market floating rate to the Syrian pound on Ja

January 27, 2001

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Albawaba.com Amman  Since the death of the late president Hafez Al Assad in June 2000, Syrian society has witnessed political reactions due to both th

January 25, 2001

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Libya leader Moammar Khadafi met Syrian Prime Minister, Mohamed Mustapha Mero, Wednesday for talks which focused on links between the two countries.

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Syrian President Bashar Assad praised relations between his country and Iran on Wednesday after holding landmark talks in Tehran with his Iranian coun

January 23, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Assad will visit Tehran Wednesday, his first visit to the Islamic republic since he took power last July.

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The Lebanese telecom firm Investcom and the Syrian-Egyptian SyriaTel were awarded 15-year Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) licenses to expand Syria’s mobile phone network, according to the official daily

January 22, 2001

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The Assembly for Democracy and Unity, a political gathering in Syria has issued its first statement declaring its foundation and raison d’etre. Meanwh

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Syria is sitting on diamond reserves that could be commercially exploited, a Syrian official was quoted as saying Tuesday, while inviting the domestic and foreign private sector to invest.

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Syria has taken measures to bring its banking system into line with other countries, drafting laws on private banking and banking secrecy, and introducing the open market rate for some foreign currenc

January 21, 2001

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Together with the Syrian-Egyptian mobile phone company, SyriaTel, the Lebanese Investcom company has recently won a bid for operating Syria\'s mobile

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The Syrian cabinet has endorsed a new banking law that will allow investors and businessmen to establish banks either as private joint stock companies

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Syrian President Bashar Assad will arrive Sunday in the United Arab Emirates for a two-day visit.