Syria

September 21, 2000

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The Syrian Artists Union has released its list of honored artists for this year. But on factor makes this year special for those involved…

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Syria's Agriculture Minister As'aad Mustafa and Armenia's ambassador in Damascus Wednesday signed a five-year agricultural cooperation agreement, Syri

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President Bashar Assad's pledge to bring Internet access to every home in Syria has sparked an intense debate over the impact of information technology advances in authoritarian states.   For an isola

September 20, 2000

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Mustapha Miro visits Bahrain for talks on economic cooperation and efforts to advance the Middle East peace process.

September 19, 2000

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Foreign investment in Syria totaled only 47.6 million dollars last year, according to Al-Baath's economic weekly edition.

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Pope John Paul II is planning a visit to Syria early next year. The papal trip to Damascus would likely take place after the Orthodox church celebrate

September 18, 2000

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Syria supports international efforts to restart negotiations with Israel, so long as they are based on the principle of an Israeli withdrawal from the

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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

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Syrian President Bashar Assad will pay an official visit to Russia by the end of the year.

September 16, 2000

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he welcomes "all Russian efforts towards a fair and lasting peace in the (Middle East) region."

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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

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Syrian Information Minister Adnan Omran says that Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak should resume peace talks with Syria on the basis of withdrawing f

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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

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Syria will soon issue a new law for political parties, according to sources who quoted Vice President Abdel Halim Khaddam as saying.

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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