May 5, 2001
Pope John Paul began a pilgrimage to Syria on Saturday with a call to all feuding parties in the Arab-Israeli conflict to seek a lasting peace in the
May 4, 2001
Syria's Foreign Minister on Friday said that Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres had no plan for peace in the Middle East, despite his optimistic re
Egypt is said to have issued a pledge to help Syria in any war against Israel.
Pope John Paul arrived in Athens on Friday at the start of a six-day trip to Greece, Syria and Malta.
May 3, 2001
Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir announced on Wednesday that he will not accompany Pope John Paul II on the latter’s historic trip to Syri
May 2, 2001
Syrian and Sudan have signed an agreement aimed at increasing their cooperation in the fields of science and research.
Syrian President Bashar Assad arrives on Wednesday in Spain for talks on bilateral and regional issues with King Juan Carlos and Prime Minister Jose M
Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa left Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after discussing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Saudi officials, following a
Speaking at a banking conference in Damascus, the chairman of the Syrian Chamber of Commerce described a set of new banking laws before his country’s parliament as legislation that could revolutionize
May 1, 2001
The Syrian government believes that private banking will “help carry the burden of the national economy” and reduce its dependence on the state, Prime
Syrian Prime Minister Moustafa Miro has recently decided to allocate a prepaid cellular phone to all high-ranking Syrian state officials.
A visit due Tuesday to Algiers by Syrian President Bashar Assad has been postponed to the second half of May against the backdrop of the bloody violen
April 30, 2001
With less than a week remaining before Pope John Paul II visits Syria, ambiguity still surrounds the Lebanese Maronite patriarch's position on whether
Industrialists in Lebanon and Syria are looking together for new export markets, a move they say reflects increased cooperation stemming from a 1998 f
Jordan plans to discuss revising a 1987 water- sharing agreement with Syria during a visit by Jordan’s Water Minister Hatem Halawani to Damascus in a