April 1, 2001
Baghdad announced that a free trade agreement with former rival Syria signed earlier this year went into effect Sunday, March 31. ”As of April 1, exchanges of goods and merchandise between Iraq and S
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has approved a loan to worth Syria 20 million Kuwaiti dinar ($65.3 million), which will be used to expand the Al Nasiriya power plant, located near Damasc
March 31, 2001
Pope John Paul II and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will discuss the Middle East peace process during the pontiff's visit to Syria in May.
Syria and Germany agreed Friday that Damascus could pay its debts for Berlin, estimated at 467 million deutsche marks, over 30 installments.
The Lebanese Hizbollah movement urged Lebanon, Syria and Palestine to forget past problems and "strength their stand in facing the Israeli enemy."
March 30, 2001
The head of the Political Department of the PLO, Farouq Kaddoumi, will pay an official visit to Damascus on Saturday to finalize preparations for the
Syria's People’s Assembly took a unanimous decision on Thursday to pass a law allowing the establishment of private banks in the country for the first
March 29, 2001
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has approved lending Syria 20 million dinars ($65.3 million) to expand a power plant near the capital Da
According to the findings of a research conducted by a Syrian analyst, the problem of tax evasion in Syria is so complicated and has adverse effects o
As part of Turkish-Syrian normalization moves, Syrian deputy PM for economic affairs met Wednesday with the Turkish agriculture minister. The ministers held talks on means of boosting economic relatio
March 28, 2001
By Mohammed Omar Arabic News Editor Albawaba.com - Amman The Syrian president did not reveal at the Arab Summit Conference in Amman the nature of the
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad agreed, during first official meeting Tuesday night on the sidelines of the A
Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammed Medhi Saleh said on March 27th that Baghdad had started technical studies for building a new oil pipeline to Syria to replace one that industry sources said was reopened
March 27, 2001
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Syrian President Bashar Assad met briefly on the sidelines of the Amman Arab summit. An official meeting will
Syria's parliament stripped MP Khalil Hajem al-Safuq of his government immunity Tuesday for brandishing a handgun in a personal quarrel.