Syria

September 18, 2001

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The volume of trade between Syria and Iraq is expected to increase to $1.5 billion by December 2001, said Iraqi Economy Minister Mohammed Mehdi Saleh

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Syria, Egypt and Russia will establish a joint venture to promote Russian industrial products in Middle Eastern markets, according to Russia’s Voronezh Mechanical Plant head.

September 17, 2001

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A Syrian government newspaper, the Syria Times, on Monday argued that any "world strategy" to fight terrorism should draw a clear line separating "ter

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Syrian stars Suzan Najm Eddin and Abbas Al Nuri are currently shooting the new TV series Furset Omor (A Life Chance), which criticizes society in a comic style

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The Damascus International Film Festival has decided to give all nations the opportunity to participate in the event’s official contest, and change the festival slogan to Rejuvenated Cinema.

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An organization of Arab trade unions on Sunday, September 16, called the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) trade liberalization policies a "danger" to workers, ahead of the global body's meeting in Qat

September 16, 2001

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US State Secretary Powell said Sunday he saw an opening for improved ties with Iran and Syria after the two countries condemned the strikes on the US

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon voiced to US President George Bush Israel's objections to the inclusion of Syria and the Palestinian Authority in

September 14, 2001

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Syria's ruling party newspaper said Friday that this week's attacks on the United States and Israel's actions in the occupied Palestinian territories

September 13, 2001

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President Bashar Al Assad of Syria will visit Yemen on Monday for regional and bilateral talks with President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

September 12, 2001

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Syria has pledged to increase electricity supplies to Lebanon by 20 megawatts in a bid to ease the country’s power problems, Lebanese Prime Minister R

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat has postponed a landmark trip to Syria in the aftermath of the massive attacks on the United States.

September 11, 2001

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri and his Syrian counterpart, Mustafa Miro, discussed Tuesday in Damascus ways of enhancing bilateral ties in the f

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A top Palestinian official said Tuesday that an expected meeting between Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres

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Syria and Turkey on Monday signed two security cooperation agreements aimed fighting drug smuggling and terrorism.