Syria

December 21, 2000

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By Nabil Al Mulhem Albawaba.com - Damascus  Some political observers believe that former US secretary of state James Baker and former ambassador Eduar

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Syrian minister of state for planning, Issam Al-Zaim, declared that the country’s total debt due to Arab and foreign governments and funds stood at $3.384 billion in the first half of this year.

December 20, 2000

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Syrian Defense Minister Mustapha Tlass will head on Friday a reconciliation meeting between the Bedouins and the farmers who engaged in bloody tribal

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Syria is about to abolish the emergency laws currently in effect and close down the notorious Tadmur prison, according to well-informed sources.

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About 200 Syrian Golan students appealed to UN secretary general Kofi Annan on Wednesday to help stop \"Israel\'s dumping of toxic waste in the Golan

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Syria has been relying upon Iraqi oil flows outside the U.N. oil-for-food program to fuel its refineries and increase exports of its own crude, according to industry sources on December 19th.

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Syria is planning to set up a special network for Internet communications in the next few months to increase and facilitate access to the web, a Syrian expert involved in the multimillion-dollar proje

December 19, 2000

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Sanctions have been placed on several major oil-producing countries, including Libya, Sudan, and Syria. The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control maintains a complete list of U.S

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Syria is preparing a bill to cut customs duties for raw materials, in an effort to modernize the country\'s industrial sector and in an unavowed attempt to counter Lebanese competition. The customs re

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The British Pilkington Glass Manufacturing Company has recently submitted a proposal to the Syrian government for the establishment of a British-Syrian joint float-glass manufacturing joint venture.

December 18, 2000

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A public reconciliation ceremony will be held Friday between Druze farmers in Syria\'s southern Suweida region and nomadic shepherds after clashes tha

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The Syrian higher council, chaired by the Syrian prime minister, Mohammed Miro, has approved the establishment of a new Kuwaiti tourism project.

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Syria will soon launch a set of measures to reform its uncompetitive industrial sector, state media announced last week. President Bashar al-Assad will head an upcoming meeting of the ruling Baath par

December 15, 2000

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By Nabil Al Mulhem  Albawaba.com – Damascus  “I would,” said Abdul Rauf Olwan, a philosophy student at Damascus University. “But before we did that,

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An official Syrian newspaper called on US President-elect George W. Bush Friday to adopt an \"even-handed\" approach in trying to help resolve the Mid