Syria

May 8, 2001

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The Syrian government summoned Tuesday the US and French ambassadors to Damascus to protest both countries' criticising as "anti-Semitic" remarks by P

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Syria is the world’s sixth largest producer of olives, and after a surge in olive tree planting over the last five years it could overtake Turkey and

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Pope John Paul heads to Malta on Tuesday to beatify two priests and a nun, after a landmark journey to Syria in which he became the first pope to ente

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Syria has recently taken initial steps to set up a technology park, somewhere in the center of the country, most likely in Aleppo, which is estimated to cost up to one billion dollars.

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Syria has recently taken initial steps to set up a one billion dollar technology park, somewhere in the center of the country, most likely in Aleppo.

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The Real Estate Bank, a state-owned Syrian bank, informed the public that it had opened the first three ATM machines in different areas of Damascus.

May 7, 2001

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Pope John Paul has once again called for peace and forgiveness, this time in the rubble of Quneitra, a town destroyed by Israel in 1974.

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All eight crew members of a Syrian cargo ship were rescued in the southeastern Aegean on Monday after being forced to abandon ship as it sank in high

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Syria renewed its verbal onslaught on Israel on Monday, accusing the Jewish state of a long history of crimes against Palestinians and against sites s

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Israeli President Moshe Katsav lambasted Syrian President Bashar Assad Sunday, implying that he would do much better to follow his late father's examp

May 6, 2001

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Pope John Paul II has become the first Roman Catholic Pontiff in history to visit a Muslim mosque. Accompanied by Syria's leading Muslim clerics, the

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Syria plans to continue its military dialogue with Turkey amid proposals for defense cooperation.

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Pope John Paul began a historic pilgrimage to Syria on Saturday with an emotional plea to Israel and its Arab neighbors to turn "fear into trust" to e

May 5, 2001

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Syrian Prime Minister Mustafa Miro will pay an official visit to Baghdad in the near future, reported the London- based daily Al Hayat.

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Pope John Paul began a pilgrimage to Syria on Saturday with a call to all feuding parties in the Arab-Israeli conflict to seek a lasting peace in the