Syria

October 2, 2001

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Syria’s largest bank, the state-owned Commercial Bank of Syria (CBS), announced it had obtained a permit from the Visa International network to issue credit cards to its local clients.

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<b>Date:</b> Aug 28 – Sep 28, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Syria <b>Specifics:</b> A Business and Economy Trade Show <b>Coordination By:</b> Aleppo Chamber of Commerce <B>Tel : </B> 00963 11 239 320

October 1, 2001

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A Syrian truck driver died Sunday after his vehicle overturned in the thick fog, which blanketed the Emirati city of Dubai.

September 30, 2001

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An official Syrian daily Sunday welcomed the UN resolution cracking down on the financial sources of terrorism while calling for a debate on the root

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad received on Saturday a letter from British Prime Minister Tony Blair, the contents of which were not disclosed.

September 29, 2001

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Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi reiterated Saturday that his country would not participate in any anti-terrorism coalition led by the United St

September 27, 2001

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The Syrian Grapes Manufacturing Company, a subsidiary of the Food Industries Public Corporation, has recently announced that it expects to meet its annual marketing goals, set at 11,000 tons for the y

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Iraqi Trade Minister Muhammad Mahdi Salah recently revealed that in the first nine months of the year 2001, Syrian exports to Iraq totaled $1.35 billion, more than double the total for the whole of 20

September 26, 2001

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The prospect of extensive oil and gas deposits in Mediterranean waters has prompted a trilateral cooperation between Egypt, Syria and Cyprus, to build a gas pipeline and join efforts in tapping lucrat

September 25, 2001

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's landmark visit to Syria on Tuesday has been unilaterally "cancelled" by Syria and will no longer take place.

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The European Union (EU) has filed an official complaint with Syria, objecting to the arrests of 10 political activists.

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat called Tuesday off a landmark planned visit to Syria for the second time this month.

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A European Union (EU) delegation arrived Tuesday in Pakistan on the first leg of a tour that will also take them to Iran and three Arab countries, in

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat said Monday he would meet with Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres over the weekend, after returning from a two-

September 24, 2001

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Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdel Ilah Khatib headed for Syria on Monday to deliver a message from King Abdullah to President Bashar Assad on the lates