Syria

September 26, 2001

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The prospect of extensive oil and gas deposits in Mediterranean waters has prompted a trilateral cooperation between Egypt, Syria and Cyprus, to build a gas pipeline and join efforts in tapping lucrat

September 25, 2001

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's landmark visit to Syria on Tuesday has been unilaterally "cancelled" by Syria and will no longer take place.

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The European Union (EU) has filed an official complaint with Syria, objecting to the arrests of 10 political activists.

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat called Tuesday off a landmark planned visit to Syria for the second time this month.

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A European Union (EU) delegation arrived Tuesday in Pakistan on the first leg of a tour that will also take them to Iran and three Arab countries, in

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat said Monday he would meet with Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres over the weekend, after returning from a two-

September 24, 2001

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Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdel Ilah Khatib headed for Syria on Monday to deliver a message from King Abdullah to President Bashar Assad on the lates

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A 500-million Syrian pound ($9.64 million) proposal was recently submitted to the Syrian ministry of Tourism by the Mazkuf Investment Group, for the construction two hotels along the southern boardwal

September 23, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Sunday reviewed "the latest developments" in the Middle East with Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri, the SANA agen

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat is scheduled to visit Syria on September 25, reports said.

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Syrian director Mohammed Malass will begin next November shooting his film Otlet Radwan (Radwan’s Holiday), marking his debut in the Egyptian cinema

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Within the framework of the Syrian tax reform program, the ministry of treasury is reportedly considering to implement a general sales tax.

September 22, 2001

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Syrian Information Minister Adnan Omran said Saturday that the fight against terrorism should be "an international responsibility" and warned it shoul

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The Commercial Bank of Syria (CBS) is planning to issue the country's first ever credit card early next year as part of efforts to improve the bank's

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Paraguayan police said Friday they had detained 14 Lebanese and Syrian citizens near the South American nation’s border with Argentina during probes i