Syria

November 20, 2001

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The Amnesty International welcomed the move of the Syrian authorities of releasing nine “conscience’s prisoners,” and called for a wider move to inclu

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Pakistan received 600 million dollars in US economic assistance Tuesday, taking its foreign exchange reserves to a record high of 4.22 billion dollars

November 19, 2001

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Syrian musician Suheil Arafa was honored at the 12th Damascus Film Festival for his remarkable contribution in composing musical pieces for many films and TV series.

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The director general of the UAE Media Corporation, confirmed that the program Erhabiyyat aired by Abu Dhabi TV during Ramadan will continue despite of the Israeli protest.

November 18, 2001

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The Syrian government has in the past few weeks frozen the assets of Iraqi governmental bodies to the tune of tens of millions of dollars because of a

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Jordan's Ministry of Education and the Information Technology Association of Jordan, int@j, plan to draw up a framework to identify fields of cooperat

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US envoy to Sudan John Danforth and a congressional delegation are expected soon in Cairo for talks with senior Egyptian officials about the peace in

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Official sources said that the Egyptian port police on Saturday foiled an attempt by four would-be buccaneers to steal goods from a Saudi cargo ship a

November 17, 2001

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Zamalek's Mohammad Sabri is likely to join his team's training sessions after his dispute with the club is over.

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The Syrian TV series Sihr Al Sharq (Oriental Charm), directed by Anwar Al Qawadri in his debut on the small screen, depicts the true love story between Jane Digby and Sheik Medjuel.

November 15, 2001

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Egypt’s mufti, Nassr Farid Wassel, has issued a religious edict urging Muslims to pay zakat, or alms, to the Palestinians, who are rising up against 3

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Syrian industrialists recently urged their government to find a solution to an embargo imposed by Libyan authorities on imports of Syrian origin. The ban was placed due to an outstanding $300-million

November 14, 2001

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said that the events of Sept. 11 have opened opportunities that must be grasped to forge better relations with s

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In an interview with Albawaba.com Wednesday, the Afghan envoy to Cairo, Sayyed Fadlallah Fadel, said that the “army of the Islamic State of Afghanista

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Syrian President Bashar Assad has called on all Syrians to join in a “collective prayer” for rainfall next Friday.