Syria

January 14, 2002

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The Syrian Prime Minister, Mustapha Miro, announced that his government’s focus is on updating laws and qualifying staff, in addition to developing the economy. Miro stated that the national economy r

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The Syrian Prime Minister, Mustapha Miro, asserted that Syria supports Iraq in its call to lift UN sanctions. Miro added that the embargo harms the Iraqi people, reported Al-Hayat . The Syrian Prime

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The Secretary General of the Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council, Jamil Ibrahim Hajeilan, signed a contract with an international Saudi company to prepare a study about electronic commerce and its uses i

January 13, 2002

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The United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has asked the Intelligence Community to produce annual reports on the latest intelligence on

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The United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has asked the Intelligence Community to produce annual reports on the latest intelligence on

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The Palestinian Authority has arrested one member of the Palestinian security forces for taking part in the weapons smuggling-ship affair, according t

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An accord on the exchange of ratified documents on the avoidance of double taxation on income was signed in Abu Dhabi on Saturday between the UAE and

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Slight to medium rainfall was recorded Saturday in the northern region of Abu Dhabi. The rains lasted for a relatively long time. The sky remains clou

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Syrian director Essa Haddad has recently finished directing the new TV series al Waa’d (The Promise) scripted by Marwan Nasseh.

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The Syrian Ministry of Tourism announced a new initiative aiming to attract more Arab tourism into the country. The ministry intends to launch its promotional campaign on national television stations

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HSBC has launched a Corporate Card for customers in the UAE, offering the reach of MasterCard International coupled with Air Miles loyalty program. MasterCard will provide Smart Data Online, the regio

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Plans to construct a new Baghdad-Tehran railway link will be discussed later this month. Together with Syria, the two former foes are also studying the possibility of connecting their railway networks

January 12, 2002

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About forty Egyptian fishermen were feared drowned after their boat overturned Friday in high seas about 32 km from Ras Gharib

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Syrian director Youef Risk began shooting his new series Wardah Li Kharif al Omr (Rose for the Old Age) which will be the first part of three for a series consisting of 100 episodes.

January 11, 2002

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General Alexander M. Haig, Jr., who has held three high ranking positions in past U.S. administrations, namely - Secretary of State, White House Chief