Syria

December 24, 2001

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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

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A recently published report titled Syrian Women in Modern Development revealed that Syrian women constitute no more than 19.8 percent of the country’s labor force, reported Al-Watan. The report also n

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Recently released statistics show that the total amount of loans granted by commercial banks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the public increased by 1.6 percent in the first quarter of 2001, reachin

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NCR Corporation has announced the implementation of a complete networking infrastructure for the Sultan Bin Adbulaziz Humanitarian City (SBAHC) in a deal worth two million dollars. The network gives t

December 20, 2001

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An environmental training course was recently organized for the employees of the Syrian-Jordanian-Lebanese environmental data bank project. The employees will learn how to measure air and water pollut

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The local Saudi consumption of refined oil products increased to nearly two million barrels per day in 2000, a 3.7 percent increase compared with the previous year, a recent report by the Saudi Moneta

December 19, 2001

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Syria discussed the crisis in the Middle East with Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and the Arab League, the day before a scheduled Arab League meeting on the cr

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The National Arabic Music Ensemble held Thursday a concert at the Cairo Opera House to commemorate the birthday of the late Composer, singer and actor Farid Al Atrash.

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The Egyptian cinema is gearing up for a new film about adolescent girls entitled Qasr Al Sabr (Patience Palace) to be directed by Salah Sirri.

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Libyan tire market sources confirmed that domestic sales are currently suffering from a recession. Local tire vendors urged authorities to immediately issue necessary laws and legislation in order to

December 17, 2001

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Two Syrians suspected of spying have been arrested in Germany, a German legal spokesman disclosed.

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Construction of the Sofer Al-Medairej road project in the Jabal Lebnan region is currently underway in conjunction with the larger Arab Highway Project. The initiative connects Beirut and Jabal Lebnan

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A recently issued report by the Aberdeen Technology Research Group predicts the demand for computer programs and services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to increase by 21 percent in