Syria

June 2, 2001

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After a tricky and potentially fatal operation in US, Georges Wassouf returned to Lebanon in the late hours of May 31 to find a crowd of some 2,000 people greeting him

May 31, 2001

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Trade exchange between Syrian and Iran will reach $200 million in 2001, said Iran's Minister of Housing and Urban Development Ali Abdolali-Zadeh on We

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Against the backdrop of simmering tensions in the Middle East, the UN Security Council on Wednesday extended through November the United Nations opera

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad stressed during talks Wednesday with Jordanian Foreign Minister Abd Ilah Al Khatib the need to reactivate Arab solida

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The Syrian private industrial sector has recorded a 130 percent growth over the period between 1995 and 2000, in terms of the number of industrial enterprises operating throughout the country.

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Residents of the village of Zamlaka, in the rural suburbs of Damascus, have been extremely concerned as of late about the leakage of sewage into their local drinking water supply.

May 30, 2001

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A Jordanian delegation will head to Damascus soon to discuss with Syrian officials the possibility of getting more water supplies from the northern ne

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Syria and Sudan will sign Wednesday 20 cooperation agreements in various fields at the end of a two-day meeting of a joint committee which convened Tu

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Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdul Ilah Khatib will convey Wednesday a message from King Abdullah to Syrian President Bashar Al Assad on the situations

May 29, 2001

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The family of a British man detained by the Syrian government for nearly a year have spoken for the first time about their fears that he may die behin

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Arab Member of Knesset, Azmi Bishara is expected to be investigated Wednesday by the Jerusalem district police, on suspicion of “arranging visits for

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Syrian and Iranian trade official reviewed on Monday their trade ties during the first session of the fifth session of the joint Syrian-Iranian commit

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said on Monday that Israeli threats against Syria were for “local consumption,” and that he did not foresee war b

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Syria and Greece signed a deal on Monday, May 28, aimed at promoting cooperation in marine cargo and passenger transport, officials said.  The accord, signed by visiting Greek Merchant Marine Minister

May 28, 2001

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The head of the PLO's political department, Farouq Qaddoumi, has said that the regional situation has delayed the summit between Syrian President Bash