Syria

July 12, 2002

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Starbucks International is having trouble maintaining its foothold in the Middle East as its Israeli partner; Delek Corporation begins negotiations with the firm for the sale of its 80 percent stake i

July 11, 2002

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A large fire raged in Jordan's state television headquarters and employees were evacuated, witnesses said.

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In Lebanon, the Phalange Party expelled former President Amin Gemayel from its ranks on Wednesday after a month of mediation efforts between him and p

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Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz made an unannounced visit to Syria on Wednesday and met with Foreign Minister Faruq al-Shara, the official SANA

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President of the World Bank, James Wolfesohn, began on Wednesday a visit to Morocco at the invitation of King Mohammed VI, according to Maghreb Arabe

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“The Time of Continuity, An Andalusian Story” is the title of a new Syrian historical series to be directed by Aref al Tawil and jointly produced by the Arab Center in Jordan and Qatar TV.

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The Egyptian Minister of Information, Safwat al Sherif concluded Tuesday the Eighth Cairo Radio and TV Festival by handing out the prizes to the winners.

July 10, 2002

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The chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday America should pressure Syria to dismantle "terrorist camps" in Lebanon and consid

July 9, 2002

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Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Tuesday to a series of meetings after holding their first high-level talks in months. Despite low expectations,

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Saudi Arabia has slapped a temporary ban on all Muslims from Pakistan and Syria from performing minor pilgrimage to the kingdom because of visa irregu

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Eleven people were killed and five injured in a collision north of the capital Cairo between a microbus and a truck on Monday, Egyptian police sources

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North Korean number two Kim Yong-Nam is due to visit Libya after going to Indonesia this week, South Korean foreign ministry officials said Monday.   

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Six shepherds were killed Sunday in the province of Medea, some 80 kilometers south of the capital of Algiers, sources at the Algerian security servic

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US President George W. Bush vowed to use "all tools" at his disposal to topple Iraqi President Saddam Hussein but declined to say whether that goal wo

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The Salalah Fall Festival 2002 is scheduled to be launched on July 25, with the participation of Arab artists including Kuwaiti singer Nawal.