Syria

June 25, 2001

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Syria's second privately owned newspaper hit news stands Sunday, setting out to be a "neutral," nonpolitical journal with a focus on the country's eco

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A delegation of Syrian businessmen and investors is scheduled to visit Yemen next month at the invitation of the local federation of chambers of comme

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad begins a delicate three-day state visit to France on Monday, his first since assuming power last year. Assad is expec

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The first Syrian economic journal not under state control was due out Sunday, June 24. In its first issue, the weekly al-Iqtissadiya says that it wants to "take part in the economic overhaul prioritiz

June 24, 2001

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Samir Al Jamal has asked the head of the Egyptian TV and Radio Union to help demolish obstacles in the path of the first Egyptian-Syrian television series, Maa Wa Demaa

June 23, 2001

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High-ranking Lebanese and Syrian military officers met Friday in Beirut to review the latest redeployment of Syrian troops in Lebanon.

June 22, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Assad said Thursday that his country would recognize the state of Israel when a fair and global peace was installed in the Mid

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EU Middle East envoy Miguel Moratinos met in Damascus on Thursday with Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Al Shara on developments of the situation in the

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Syrian journalist Nizar Nayyouf told AFP Friday he had been freed overnight after being "arrested" and held by intelligence agents Wednesday.

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The Saudi-Syrian Tourism Investment Company recently completed the first stage of the Damascus Four Seasons Hotel project, costing nearly four million dollars.

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What ordinarily may have been regarded as a rather innocuous economic gathering may indeed be indicative of a significant process underway. On Tuesday, June 19, the Turkish-Syrian Business Council hel

June 21, 2001

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A group of Syrian businessmen and investors will visit Yemen in July on a several-day working visit for talks on enhancing bilateral trade ties.

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A recent evaluation by the Central Supervising Authorities at the Homs Oil Refinery uncovered for the third time numerous violations.

June 20, 2001

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Seven of the ten thousand Syrian troops stationed in Beirut have left the capital in an unexpected redeployment that started on June 14, Lebanese offi

June 19, 2001

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Syria has completed a pullout of its troops from Beirut and surrounding areas, Lebanese officials were quoted as saying on Tuesday.