November 6, 2000
The cumulative losses of the Syrian Textile Public Corporation subsidiaries exceeded three billion Syrian pounds ($60 million) this year, causing them to run out of liquidity.
November 5, 2000
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is planning a visit to neighboring Turkey, with which relations have always been delicate.
The Syrian government set out its 2001 budget to parliament Saturday, aiming to cut the deficit by 25 percent while at the same time hiking spending by 16.9 percent.
November 4, 2000
Lebanon’s foreign minister Mahmoud Hammad held talks in Damascus Saturday with his Syrian counterpart Farouq Shara where they discussed the deadlocked
November 3, 2000
Demonstrations were renewed in Palestinian camps south of the Syrian capital, Damascus after prayers on Friday.
Turkey and Syria agreed Friday to draw up a set of principles that will pave the way for cooperation in many fields between the two countries after ye
Syria's ruling Baath party newspaper on Friday said ending the Palestinian uprising "is out of the question" unless Israel withdraws from the occupied
November 2, 2000
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder announced here Monday a loan of $27 million (32.1 million euros) to Syria and an end of German opposition to assistance for Damascus. Germany suspended financial co
November 1, 2000
Following the failed diplomatic negotiations with Syria, plans for the construction of additional settlements and the implementation of infrastructure
Iraq and Syria have agreed to reopen the crude oil pipeline between the two countries in November, after an 18-year closure, the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) said Tuesday.
October 31, 2000
Pope John Paul II is determined to go to Syria in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African States, Mohammad Sadr, arrived in Damascus Monday to submit a message from President Mohammed Khat
Germany pledged to step up economic assistance to Syria as visiting Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder acknowledged differences between the two countries on
MEES learns from authoritative sources that Iraq and Syria have agreed to reopen the crude oil pipeline between the two countries - which has been closed since 1982 - in November, probably around the
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder is expected to announce during his visit to Damascus on Monday a resumption of financial development assistance for Syria, according to a German diplomatic source.