December 18, 2000
A public reconciliation ceremony will be held Friday between Druze farmers in Syria\'s southern Suweida region and nomadic shepherds after clashes tha
The Syrian higher council, chaired by the Syrian prime minister, Mohammed Miro, has approved the establishment of a new Kuwaiti tourism project.
Syria will soon launch a set of measures to reform its uncompetitive industrial sector, state media announced last week. President Bashar al-Assad will head an upcoming meeting of the ruling Baath par
December 15, 2000
By Nabil Al Mulhem Albawaba.com – Damascus “I would,” said Abdul Rauf Olwan, a philosophy student at Damascus University. “But before we did that,
An official Syrian newspaper called on US President-elect George W. Bush Friday to adopt an \"even-handed\" approach in trying to help resolve the Mid
December 14, 2000
Druze schools and businesses shut down Thursday as residents honored a strike on the 19th anniversary of Israel\'s annexation of the occupied Golan He
Dozens of Syrian academics, doctors and journalists gathered in a central square in Damascus Wednesday to call for a boycott of US goods in support of the intifada in the Palestinian territories.
December 13, 2000
Hundreds of Syrians, including intellectuals, leftist party members and students staged a demonstration in Damascus Wednesday chanting ‘down with Wash
Syria\'s official press expressed skepticism Wednesday about the US-led international commission investigating the causes of nearly 11 weeks of Israel
December 12, 2000
A reactivation of the Arab economic boycott on Israel would be a response to the Zionist aggression against the Palestinians.
Financial cooperation between the European Union and Syria will gain new life this coming week, with the European Investment Bank (EIB) loaning Syria money - an estimated $66 million - for the first t
December 11, 2000
Syria will soon launch a set of measures to reform its uncompetitive industrial sector.
Franco-Lebanese bank Societe Generale Libano-Europeenne de Banque (SGLEB) announced that its new branch in the Damascus free zone in Syria had opened for business. The bank is the first of the four
During the meeting of the ruling Baath Party’s Regional Command headed by Syrian President Bashar Assad, decrees were approved on the establishment of private banks, a stock market, and the introducti
A senior source at the European Commission Office in Damascus revealed that the European Investment Bank will launch its first investment project in Syria next year. According to <I>Al-Watan</I> newsp