Syria

June 22, 2001

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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.

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Arab-Israeli MK Azmi Bishara announced Sunday that he is “not an Israeli, but a Palestinian patriot, and I cannot regard Syria as an enemy state.”

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The United States said Monday it would closely follow the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Beirut, an action that appeared to have stalled Sunday.

June 18, 2001

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Lebanon’s Speaker Nabih Berri called Sunday for the creation of a national front to face any “Israeli aggression on Lebanon and Syria.”

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Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir said Sunday that Syria's redeployment away from Beirut was a positive move, and that he hoped Lebanese an

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Following talks with Syrian President Bashar Al Assad on Sunday in Damascus, Arab-Israeli MK Azmi Bishara said he was not intimidated by calls in Isra

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Five Arab countries are listed among the top debtors of the Czech Republic, whose government is attempting to recover monies owed ever since the collapse of the Iron Curtain.

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Iraq is to open a free trade zone near the Syrian border under the terms of an accord with Damascus launched in April, the Iraqi customs chief said Sunday, June 17.  Hamid Shaker Mahmoud, quoted in Al

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Five Arab countries are listed among the top debtors of the Czech Republic, whose government is attempting to recover monies owned ever since the collapse of the Iron Curtain in the early 1990s.

June 17, 2001

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Syria is reportedly planning to pull all its troops out of Beirut within the next 48 hours.

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Renowned Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat has claimed the government is trying to ban the coming issue of his satirical weekly, Al Domari, after it receiv