Syria

January 6, 2001

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All Syrian citizens will be able to travel to Iraq starting in November, as the longtime rivals continue to normalize relations.

January 5, 2001

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Syria aims to intensify its efforts at oil and gas exploration and production over the next 20 years.

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The Syrian government decided Tuesday to have its industrial state enterprises run on the basis of commercial viability, the official <i>SANA</i> news agency reported.

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Syria\'s gross domestic product (GDP) rose by between 1.7 and two percent at current prices during 2000, and is expected to grow by 3.5 percent this year, the official daily <i>Tishrin</i> said Wednes

January 4, 2001

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A Syrian newspaper, not controlled by the governing Baath party, made its debut Thursday in a development which officials have described as a sign of

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Syrian President Bashar Assad will head for Turkey in the coming days, as part of a regional tour.

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Syria’s failing state-owned companies are to receive a cash injection worth $1.43 billion, approved by the parliament in Damascus, reported <i>SANA</i>, the country’s official new agency.

January 3, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar al-Bassad said Wednesday he wanted to see Europe play an \"effective role\" in the Middle East, as he met Italian Interior Min

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By Nabil Al Mulhem Albawaba.com – Beirut  Press reports have talked of souring relations between the two allies,Syria and Iran, after the death of the

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The Syrian government and the local private sector are presently making preparations to set up a joint enterprise to construct the necessary infrastructure for the information networks in Syria.

January 2, 2001

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Syria’s Parliament has approved Saturday more than $1 billion in additional spending to bolster struggling state companies, Syria\'s official news age

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Syria\'s official press confirmed Tuesday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, 35, had married a British-born computer science graduate, Asma Akhras

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Addressing an investment seminar in Damascus, the Director General of the Syrian Investment Office, Mohammed Saraqbi, said that Syria manufactures 700,000 tons of citrus per annum.

December 31, 2000

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Syria plans to plant 40 million fruit and forest trees in 2001, as well as nine million fodder trees, as part of an agriculture ministry program.

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French President Jacques Chirac and his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad spoke by telephone Sunday about the Middle East situation.