Syria

March 13, 2001

02:00 GMT

“I Have Come from the Stone” is the title of a new opera written by Mahmoud Abdul Karim and directed by Abed Fahd

02:00 GMT

Syrian President Bashar aA-Assad promulgated a law Saturday on the free trade agreement signed with Iraq in January, the official SANA agency reported.  The deal signed in Damascus on January 31 by Sy

02:00 GMT

Jordan's King Abdullah II and the Egyptian and Syrian presidents, Hosni Mubarak and Bashar Al-Assad, will inaugurate a trilateral electricity network in Damascus Wednesday, March 14, a diplomatic sour

02:00 GMT

Syrian leadership has commissioned a report assessing of the economic performance of Prime Minister Mustafa Miro’s serving government. Specialists consider this move a sign of possible future reshuffl

02:00 GMT

Refining/Downstream: Syria's two refineries are located at Banias and Homs. Total current production from these refineries is 242,140 bbl/d (135,000 bbl/d and 107,140 bbl/d, respectively).

March 12, 2001

02:00 GMT

The Lebanese government has launched investigation into separate cases of nationals missing or kidnapped during the 15-year civil war and in its after

02:00 GMT

Archaeological authorities in the Syrian city of Homs have recently renovated different sites in the central city.

02:00 GMT

A symposium on rehabilitation of drinking water net and sewage, rationalization of consumption of natural resources especially water was opened in Dam

02:00 GMT

An expected reshuffle in the Syrian cabinet will be decided during the next meeting for the central committee of the ruling Baath party. The committee

02:00 GMT

Syria's state railway company said Sunday, March 11, it will accept bids to build the country's first electric rail network, potentially creating thousands of jobs.  At a cost of between $330 and $400

02:00 GMT

Syria has postponed talks on an association agreement with the European Union (EU) from the end of March to early May, Syrian Minister of State for Planning Affairs Issam Al-Zaim said Sunday, March 11

March 11, 2001

02:00 GMT

The US administration considers Syria a key part of any new coalition against Iraq, and therefore is trying to avoid ruffling feathers in Damascus as

02:00 GMT

The first Tehran-Damascus express passenger train left Tehran for Syria on Saturday after 19 years of suspension.

March 5, 2001

02:00 GMT

Syrian president Bashar Assad has turned down an Israeli bid to renew talks with the Jewish state.

02:00 GMT

Preparations are under way for the 12th Damascus Film Festival and Egyptian participation will be represented by “Souk Al Motaa”