September 18, 2000
Syria supports international efforts to restart negotiations with Israel, so long as they are based on the principle of an Israeli withdrawal from the
Syria and Russia are to expand their economic cooperation in a range of fields and to encourage investment, the official SANA news agency reported Sunday.
September 17, 2000
Syrian President Bashar Assad will pay an official visit to Russia by the end of the year.
September 16, 2000
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he welcomes "all Russian efforts towards a fair and lasting peace in the (Middle East) region."
Syria is once again set to emphasize its solidarity with the Arab world. This time it is a cultural message. Syria’s most prominent musicians are set
September 14, 2000
Syrian Information Minister Adnan Omran says that Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak should resume peace talks with Syria on the basis of withdrawing f
The Syrian government has recently permitted the operation of three Lebanese banks in the Syrian Free Zone. The three banks are the Lebanese-European public company, the Francebank and the European Ba
September 13, 2000
Syria will soon issue a new law for political parties, according to sources who quoted Vice President Abdel Halim Khaddam as saying.
Arab economy and finance ministers met for talks in Damascus Wednesday on moving up the timetable for an Arab free-trade zone by several years, partic
State Planning Minister Issam Zaim said he is pessimistic about foreign investment in Syria where industry is not competitive, in a speech reproduced in the government newspaper Tishrin Tuesday.
September 12, 2000
The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has offered Syria a loan that will be used to study the state of Syrian ports and railways, Syria
NATURAL GAS - Syria's proven natural gas reserves are estimated at 8.5 trillion cubic feet (Tcf).
With proven oil reserves expected to last only about 10 more years and a population growing at 4 percent per year, Syria may become a net importer of oil within the next decade. Thus, the exploration
September 11, 2000
A first time effort by a Gulf company might result in the first ever movie on the life of legendary Egyptian singer Farid El Atrash. But, the project
Lebanese politicians close to Damascus and Tehran have revealed that American consultants had suggested October as a date to resume the deadlocked Syr