Syria

December 5, 2000

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad last month married in a discreet ceremony a young woman from a prominent Sunni family.

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The Societe Generale Libano-europeenne de Banque (SGLEB) is the first international private bank to open a branch in a free zone in Syria, an advertisement said Monday, December 4, in the press.

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The Societe Generale Libano-europeenne de Banque (SGLEB) is the first international private bank to open a branch in a free zone in Syria, an advertisement said Monday, December 4, in the press. The S

December 4, 2000

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President Bashar Assad approved sweeping economic reforms for Syria on Saturday, December 2, including the establishment of private banks to end nearly 40 years of government monopoly of the banking s

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The creation of private banks and of a stock exchange in Syria will lift massive obstacles to investment in the country, but the traditionally interventionist economy still needs vast structural refor

December 3, 2000

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A recently released official report estimated at $60 billion the available Syrian funds abroad, adding that the Syrian government has been making substantial efforts to bring these funds back home.

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Syria Saturday, December 1, gave the green light to the establishment of private banks \"in the form of private or mixed shareholding companies\", and of a stock exchange, the official SANA news agenc

December 2, 2000

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Syria Saturday gave the green light to the establishment of private banks \"in the form of private or mixed shareholding companies,\" and of a stock e

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Israel is preparing \"plans for aggression\" against Syria, and Damascus should take them seriously.

November 30, 2000

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Albawaba - Ramallah  The Palestinian Organization for Human Rights has released a list of the names of Palestinian and Arab prisoners and missing pers

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Syrian communists, who are allied to the ruling Baath Party within the National Progressive Front (NPF), on Thursday hailed as democratic a decision t

November 29, 2000

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In heavy rain, about 50,000 Palestinians and Syrians marched through a Palestine refugee camp south of Damascus Wednesday in solidarity with the Intif

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By Nabil Al Mulhem Albawaba.com - Damascus  When journalists asked French philosopher Francois Chatelet about the last philosophy book she had read, s

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The Syrian Statistics Bureau Chief in Damascus, revealed although prices of the residential apartments and real estate properties declined by 30-50 percent over the past five years, the housing crisis

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Syria’s is reportedly in the process of narrowing down the number of candidates to set up the country’s mobile telephone systems. Plans by Germany\'s Siemens and Sweden\'s Ericsson are being consider