Syria

June 8, 2000

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Syria's official press said Thursday misunderstandings with the United States had been cleared up by the meeting Wednesday in Cairo between its foreig

June 5, 2000

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Damascus – Albawaba.com Syria is considering reopening its stock market after it has been frozen for 40 years, according to sources at the country's m

June 4, 2000

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Damascus – Albawaba.com  Syria-Israeli peace negotiations are expected to resume in September, according to diplomats in Damascus. The sources, who as

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China is aiding Iran and Syria in projects to develop more advanced surface-to-surface ballistic missiles, Haaretz reported quoting US sources.  They

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Damascus – Albawaba.com   Syrian official sources denied Saturday a widely-spread rumor in the Syrian capital that the widow of former premiere Mahmou

June 3, 2000

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Israeli officials have given the green light to a plan to construct 350 new homes in a Jewish settlement in the occupied Golan Heights, according to r

June 2, 2000

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Syria may be signaling that it wants to resume peace talks with Israel, an Israeli cabinet minister was quoted by the Associated Press as saying Frida

May 31, 2000

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By Nabeel Al Mulhem  Syria has pledged full support of UN secretary general’s report on Israel's withdrawal from south Lebanon, without demanding a pu

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By Nabeel Al Mulhem  Syrian Baath ruling party was expected to decide Wednesday to refer to court another former Syrian official on corruption charges

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By Nabeel Al Mulhem  A former Syrian transport minister has confessed to involvement in a corruption case while he was in office, according to sources

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Bashar Assad, the heir apparent to his father, Syrian President Hafez Assad, is due to be appointed Vice President for internal security in his countr

May 30, 2000

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Former Syrian deputy prime minister for economic affairs, Salim Yassin, has been arrested in a crackdown on corrupt officials. Syrian authorities arre

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Riyad Seif, a prominent Damascus industrialist and a member of the Syrian People's Assembly, is one of the more fascinating figures in present-day Syria. Balancing his public role as a parliamentarian

May 29, 2000

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Syrian authorities, cracking down on corrupt officials, have seized the assets of former deputy prime minister for economic affairs Salim Yassin, the

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North Korea has supplied a new, longer-range Scud ballistic missile to Syria and is in negotiations to sell the weapon to Egypt as well, reported the