Syria

December 26, 2001

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Taliban leader says Osama bin Ladin died a peaceful, natural death in mid-December in the vicinity of Tora Bora mountains, states he attended the fune

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In the age of globalization, Syrian director Munir Jbawi thought proper to use the digital language in his short cartoon film Digital as a symbol for man’s attempts to rise up.

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Syria’s tourism sector is expected to experience a 40 percent drop in hotel occupancy as well as a 35 percent drop in revenue from Syrian Arab Airline ticket fares, following the September 11 attacks

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The Dubai-based Cupola Group will open another Spinney’s supermarket store in the Achrafieh region of Beirut. Cupola previously announced plans to invest $20 million into a number of new supermarkets

December 25, 2001

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Secretary General of the Arab League said the aggressive Israeli policies against Lebanon and Syria would spark fire in the Middle East. He made these

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Minister and Foreign Minister Farouk al Shara made in Damascus an overall political review of the Syrian foreign Policy on regional, Arab and internat

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One Israeli soldier was killed and three injured in a shooting attack Tuesday morning near the Jordanian border, in an area not far from the northern

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The construction of the Latakia-Ariha highway has recently commenced in Syria. The Kuwaiti Al-Khourafi Group was chosen to build the 98-kilometer long highway by the Ministry of Transportation, report

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The Egyptian Minister of Transportation Ibrahim Al-Demeiry revealed plans for the expansion of the Cairo International Airport. The ministry wants to increase the airport’s revenues to match profits o

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The ecologist Professor David Bellamy is due in Dubai in February to address an environment technology conference. Bellamy, the president of 11 environmental organizations and vice president of a furt

December 24, 2001

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Syria is planning to increase investments in local oil and gas excavation activities, reported Al-Sharq Al-Awsat. The Euphrates Oil Company, which produces 350,000 barrels of petroleum per day, is exp

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Official sources estimated Syria’s economic product value at $17 billion in 2000. The same officials forecasted the national economy to record five percent growth in 2001, although economists estimate

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In order to protect the social stability and to stimulate the national economy, the new Syrian government must create 250,000 new jobs per annum, a local economist asserted. last month the government

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The Egyptian media advisor in Riyadh, Shuaeib Abdul-Fattah, stated that the Egyptian film and entertainment conglomerate, Media Production City (EMPC), is in high demand by Arab satellite television c

December 23, 2001

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The Syrian Foreign Minister described the Arab Foreign Ministers Emergency Meeting in Cairo last Thursday as falling short of responding fully to the