December 21, 2000
By Nabil Al Mulhem Albawaba.com - Damascus Some political observers believe that former US secretary of state James Baker and former ambassador Eduar
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
Syrian Defense Minister Mustapha Tlass will head on Friday a reconciliation meeting between the Bedouins and the farmers who engaged in bloody tribal
Syria is about to abolish the emergency laws currently in effect and close down the notorious Tadmur prison, according to well-informed sources.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
A public reconciliation ceremony will be held Friday between Druze farmers in Syria\'s southern Suweida region and nomadic shepherds after clashes tha
The Syrian higher council, chaired by the Syrian prime minister, Mohammed Miro, has approved the establishment of a new Kuwaiti tourism project.
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
By Nabil Al Mulhem Albawaba.com – Damascus “I would,” said Abdul Rauf Olwan, a philosophy student at Damascus University. “But before we did that,
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