Syria

February 17, 2002

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad termed the continuous Palestinian violence, "a national duty and not terrorism," in an interview with an Italian news

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Five Moroccan associations have called for a sit-in of solidarity with the Palestinian people, according to Maghreb Arabe Presse.  The Non Governmenta

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The Syrian drama production was excessive last year but most of it was an imitation of the Syrian actor Yaser al Athma’s famous series Maraya (Mirrors).

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Syrian culture undersecretary revealed Sunday that the Damascus Theatre Festival will return next march once executing companies hand over the project to the ministry.

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Egyptian actress Laila Fawzi stands shoulder to shoulder to help Samah Anwar in her direction debut through playing the starring role in the romantic series Piano.

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The Syrian Minister of Industry, Issam Al-Zaeem, stated that Syria’s general budget for 2002 consists of 184 billion Syrian Pounds in investments compared with SP 154 billion in 2001. The minister add

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The Amman Stock Exchange reported that non-Jordanian investors purchased 14.5 million Jordanian Dinars ($20.45 million) worth of stocks on the market in January 2002, reported Al-Sharq Al-Awsat . Thi

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Acer Computer Middle East recently announced an overall sales growth of 20 percent for 2001 compared with results from 2000. The company saw an 80 percent growth rate in its PC segment and a 62 percen

February 16, 2002

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Syrian officials and intellectuals have hailed UAE President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan for his support to the Arab nation's struggle against I

February 15, 2002

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A leading sports channel, Ten Sports, is set to be launched from the Dubai Media City, according to an announcement made recently by the new UAE-based

February 14, 2002

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Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Reza Aref said during his current visit to Syria, that his country was against changing the Iraqi regime in line

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A high-ranking Israeli official will arrive in Cairo soon to try to move forward negotiations between Israel and Syria, reported a Jordanian newspaper

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Air India has recently announced Dubai-New Delhi attractive fare reductions, responding to Indian Airlines' introductory fares of Dh500 (one-way) and

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Egyptian director Ali Abdel Khaleq is currently shooting in Alexandria, the first scenes of his new film Yawm al Karamah (Dignity Day), about the sinking of the Israeli destroyer Eilat.

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Several weeks ago, Jordan and Iraq signed an accord securing Jordanian oil supplies for the year 2002. However, in the event that Iraq faces an US military attack, the Jordanian economy is bound to be