Syria

May 12, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Assad will visit Egypt “in the coming days” for talks with his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak on the latest situation in t

May 10, 2001

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The Syrian journalist and human rights activist Nizar Nayyouf has finally been released, months before his ten-year sentence ends.

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An Israeli MK on Wednesday compared Syrian President Bashar Assad to the “infamous Auschwitz doctor, Josef Mengele.”

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A 43-year-old Syrian man received a 13-year prison term on Wednesday after the Criminal Court in Amman declared him guilty of sodomizing and molesting

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Syrian President Bashar Assad on Wednesday discussed bilateral cooperation with Lebanon’s Deputy Prime Minister Issam Fares and former Prime Minister

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Syrian drama director Mohammed Fardos Atasi is embarking on his first joint Syrian-Egyptian TV drama. The script is hammered out by Egyptian writer Samir Al Jamal.

May 9, 2001

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Iran and Syria signed in Tehran on Wednesday a memorandum of understanding on bilateral cooperation in the areas of water resource management, providi

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Syria’s Minister of Planning Issam Al Zaiim has announced that “the economic growth rate in Syria has reached zero.”

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his Syrian counterpart Bashar Assad reviewed in a telephone call on Tuesday the latest situation in the Middle Ea

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The Syrian public company, Chemical Industries, is intending to produce 400,000 tons of phosphoric fertilizers by the end of the current five-year plan, which is to end in 2005.

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The Syrian public company, Chemical Industries, is intending to produce 400,000 tons of phosphoric fertilizers by the end of the current five-year plan, which is to end in 2005.

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.