Syria

November 7, 2001

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In potentially precedent-setting votes Wednesday, the Knesset stripped Arab MK Azmi Bishara (Balad) of his parliamentary immunity, making him eligible

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Saudi Arabia and Iran are emphasizing the need to expand their cooperation in the media sector.

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Disinfection teams were called in Wednesday to the Lithuanian parliament after a suspicious letter was received just one room away from where Britain'

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Officials disclosed from the Syrian capital Damascus that a cabinet reshuffle is getting closer to be announced, expecting the heavy storm of the chan

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The Egyptian film Al Saher (Magician), directed by Radwan Al Kashef, depicts the worlds of simple people and their suffering from misery and deprivation.

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The 12th Damascus International Film Festival which has changed its slogan to “Rejuvenated Cinema” was opened Saturday with a real openness to the world cinema.

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The Jordanian Statistics Bureau recorded an 18.5 percent increase in Jordanian exports in the first nine months of 2001, hitting 963 million Jordanian Dinars ($1.4 billion), up from JD 812 million (on

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The Saudi National Air Service (NAS), an executive charter service company, intends to invest another $1.3 billion in modernizing its fleet. Despite the September terror attacks in the US, NAS anticip

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A bilateral agreement was signed Sunday by Saudi Transport Minister Muhammad Salloum and his Syrian counterpart, Makram Ubeid, on the regulating of overland Transportation between the two countries.

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The recently re-branded National Bank of Ras Al-Khaimah, Rakbank, reported that its net profit for the first nine-months of 2001 dropped 7.6 percent as compared to the same period the previous year, a

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The Syrian BMG firm is currently completing official procedures for the opening of Syria’s first Islamic Bank. The company extended a partnership proposals to Kuwaiti, Saudi and UAE firms, according t

November 6, 2001

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The Dutch City of Amsterdam will witness a festival for the films based on the novels of the Noble Prize winning Egyptian novelist Nageeb Mahfouz.

November 5, 2001

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The Israeli Knesset House Committee voted Monday to strip MK Azmi Bishara (Balad-National Democratic Alliance) of his parliamentary immunity to be tri

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Heavily-armed police drafted into a small town in northern Nigeria have restored calm after Christian-Muslim clashes left 10 dead, police and official

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Saudi Arabia, Syria and Jordan signed Sunday a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on a railway project linking the three countries.