October 17, 2000
President Bashar al-Assad of Syria was to begin a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to review developments in Middle East peace efforts.
Syrian actor Ayman Zaydan will soon be embarking on his first directorial experience.
Syria’s Economy Minister, Mohamad Imadi, declared at a conference on Lebanese-Syrian banking cooperation that Lebanese banks are well positioned to play a leading role when Syria allows commercial ban
October 16, 2000
Syria and Lebanon are to set up a joint airline for regional transport with an estimated capital base of $80 million, Syria's official press said last week.
October 13, 2000
Thousands of Palestinian refugees in Damascus have demonstrated to protest Israeli air raids on the West Bank and Gaza calling on Arafat not to attend
October 12, 2000
The newspaper of Syria's ruling Baath party on Thursday denounced the United States and other world powers for working to release three Israelis captu
October 11, 2000
Large crowds of anti-Israeli, pro-Palestinian demonstrators march Wednesday morning from the downtown area of the Syrian capital to the US embassy.
The Syrian government said Tuesday it envisions a 2001 budget of 322 billion Syrian pounds ($7 billion), an increase of 17 percent over the previous year, according to the official SANA news agency.
October 10, 2000
Syria's banned Muslim Brotherhood have urged President Bashar al-Assad to work for national reconciliation to forge a united front against Israel.
Britain told Syria Tuesday it was sending Foreign Secretary Robin Cook to Damascus.
Syria's Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Baria Kudsi has told private companies to increase their workers' salaries by 25 percent, the official SANA agency reported.
October 9, 2000
Russian Foreign Minister, Igor Ivanov, asserted that his visit to the Middle East is another attempt on the part of his country to try to ease Middle
October 8, 2000
Syrian President Bashar Assad and French counterpart Jacques Chirac have discussed the violence in the Middle East in a phone conversation.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has called on his US counterpart Bill Clinton to intervene with Israel to persuade it to "halt the escalation" of te
Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq al-Shara said that neither Lebanon, nor Hizbollah, nor Syria "want to launch a war" against Israel.