September 12, 2000
NATURAL GAS - Syria's proven natural gas reserves are estimated at 8.5 trillion cubic feet (Tcf).
With proven oil reserves expected to last only about 10 more years and a population growing at 4 percent per year, Syria may become a net importer of oil within the next decade. Thus, the exploration
September 11, 2000
A first time effort by a Gulf company might result in the first ever movie on the life of legendary Egyptian singer Farid El Atrash. But, the project
Lebanese politicians close to Damascus and Tehran have revealed that American consultants had suggested October as a date to resume the deadlocked Syr
Syria has dismissed as baseless reports that President Bashar Assad will visit Lebanon by the end of the week, as a leg in an Arab tour.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has expressed confidence that a peace between Israel and Syria is possible.
The Syrian government has recently publicized a tender to install a 1.7 million mobile phone network in Syria, starting February 14. The project was launched earlier this year and is to be completed b
September 10, 2000
The Syrian Dance Theater will perform an innovative play in Syria depicting the similarities between the modern day Syrians and their forefather, the
The Syrian government is considering a billion-dollar plan to create 440,000 jobs in the economically troubled country.
Syrian President Bashar Assad is expected on a visit in Lebanon next week on the first leg of an Arab tour that would also cover Egypt, Saudi Arabia a
September 9, 2000
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Shara has discussed the Middle East peace efforts with US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in New York.
September 7, 2000
Syria's official press accuse the United States of displaying bias towards Israel, jeopardizing Middle East peace efforts.
The Syrian Oil Minister, Mohammed Maher Jamal has asserted that Syria will have a stable production volume at least through the year 2020.
The Syrian parliament is studying bills that would authorize the creation of a stock market and the formation of banks with mixed public and private capital, officials and the press said Monday.
September 6, 2000
Iran's Minister of Industries Gholamreza Shafe'i has termed the participation of Iran at the 47th Damascus International Trade Fair as a positive step