Syria

August 1, 2001

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Fourteen former ministers have pledged to "tell the true story" on Thursday of what transpired during the 1989 talks in Taef, Saudi Arabia that helped

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Thirteen Arab countries, with the notable absence of Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and a handful of Gulf states, met Monday, July 30, for the second day to bolster the Muslim world's economic boycott of Isra

July 31, 2001

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The United States has accused Iran, Iraq and Syria of producing biological weapons.

July 30, 2001

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Syria’s oil resources could last until 2020, 10 years longer than previous reports had claimed.

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Syria and the UAE recently signed an agricultural agreement, for the exchange of palm trees, saplings and plants. Under the accord, agricultural expertise will also be shared between the two countries

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Arab countries, with the notable exception of Egypt and Jordan, ploughed ahead Sunday, July 29, with plans to publish a blacklist of Israeli firms, and foreign companies doing business with the Jewish

July 29, 2001

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Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer assured Jordan's King Abdullah during a secret meeting last Wednesday that Israel did not plan to carry

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A significant increase has been recorded in the number of tourists visiting Syria over the past year. In 2000, more than three million tourists visited Syria, reflecting a 12.5 percent increase compar

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Syria has offered 64 investment projects in the tourism sector to help meet the growing number of visitors. It is estimated that the number of foreign visitors to the country will reach 12 million by

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Arab experts will meet in Damascus on Sunday, July 29, to study the means of reactivating the boycott of Israel, the official Syrian Arab news agency, SANA reported Saturday.  "Experts specialized in

July 28, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad's visit to Kuwait has been postponed until next month because of his busy schedule.

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A joint private Egyptian-Saudi-Syrian company has been set up to build a cement factory in Syria to take advantage of laws barring cement imports, des

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The United Nations has warned Israel not to stage another attempt to annex the divided village of Ghajar.

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The Egyptian song Rami has won the 9th Mic Golden Award at the Arabic Song Festival organized by the Arabic Radio Stations Union in Damascus

July 26, 2001

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Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Seba Nasir will lead a delegation to Ankara between July 31 and August 3, where they will meet with a Turkish team head