October 30, 2000
Japan is to give Syria $16 million towards a project to pipe water from Mount Hermon to villages to the south and west of here, the government daily Tishrin said Sunday.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree Sunday creating a special bank for investors, an official statement said.
October 29, 2000
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed the Palestinian uprising with a senior visiting Chinese envoy Sunday, and called for international pressure
Japan is to give Syria 16 million dollars towards a project to pipe water from Mount Hermon to villages to the south and west of Damascus.
Syria's ruling Baath party accused the US Congress of being "more Zionist than the Zionists" because of its support for Israel.
Berlin and Damascus will shortly finalize an accord to reschedule Syria's debt to Germany, estimated at about 1.25 billion euros (one billion dollars), a European diplomat in Damascus said Thursday.
October 26, 2000
A Syrian plane landed in Iraq on Thursday, an AFP reporter said, the fourth flight from Damascus to arrive in Baghdad in defiance of a UN air embargo.
Berlin and Damascus will shortly finalize an accord to reschedule Syria's debt to Germany, estimated at about 1.25 billion euros (one billion dollars)
October 25, 2000
Syria has banned the importation of meat, meat products, fish and fowl from France following an outbreak of West Nile fever there.
October 23, 2000
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Shara has expressed disappointment that the just-concluded Arab summit in Cairo did not take a stronger line against Is
October 22, 2000
Syrian president Bashar Assad and Palestinian President Yasser Arafat met Saturday evening to discuss the current events.
Syria and China decided to boost two-way trade during a visit here Saturday by a Chinese economic delegation. The Chinese announced that a six-million-dollar loan would soon be granted to Damascus for
October 21, 2000
More than fifty thousand protestors rallied in Damascus Saturday, calling on the Arab leaders meeting in Cairo to cut off all relations with Israel.
October 20, 2000
US secretary of state Madeleine Albright did not ask President Bashar Assad to intervene with Lebanese Hizbollah to ensure the release of Israeli pris
October 18, 2000
A Syrian aircraft, the third solidarity flight from Damascus, touched down Wednesday at Saddam International Airport carrying agricultural engineers.