Syria

September 26, 2000

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Syrian President Bashar Assad has met with Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz, who arrived in Damascus late the previous day on an unannounced vis

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Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz has arrived in Damascus on a previously unannounced visit and immediately held talks with Syrian Foreign Minist

September 25, 2000

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Syria has condemned Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak's proposal to reach a partial peace deal with the Palestinians, saying such agreements were the

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Israeli officials voice concern following what they described as a successful test by Syria of a new ground-to-ground missile.

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Mustafa Miro and Qatari Finance Minister Yussef Hussein Kamal discussed here Saturday how to encourage Qatari investment in Syria.

September 24, 2000

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One of the two political groupings calling itself the Syrian Communist Party (SCP) has reelected Wissal Bakdash as its secretary general.

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Mustafa Miro and Qatari Finance Minister Yussef Hussein Kamal have discussed how to encourage Qatari investment in Syri

September 23, 2000

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed the visit he is "shortly" to make to Cairo with his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak in a phone call Satu

September 22, 2000

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Syria shows signs of increasing nervousness about the future of its relations with Lebanon, in the wake of calls from the leaders of Lebanon's Christi

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