Syria

February 18, 2001

02:00 GMT

Mobile telephone subscriptions will be slashed by two-thirds in Syria from March 1, dropping from 60,000 Syrian pounds ($1,200) to 20,000 pounds, the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment (STE) anno

February 17, 2001

02:00 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad will pay an official visit to Sudan in the coming days.

February 14, 2001

02:00 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad made a brief visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, where he discussed events in the region with King Fahd.

02:00 GMT

Saudi Arabia and Syria have decided to set up a free trade zone, the official news agency <i>SPA</i> reported Monday, February 12.

02:00 GMT

The Syrian government on Tuesday, February 13, approved a bill to set up a stock exchange, the official Syrian Arab News Agency reported. The bill entrusts the Syrian Chambers of Commerce Union with t

February 12, 2001

02:00 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad will arrive in Bahrain Monday on a two-day official visit for bilateral and regional talks.

02:00 GMT

The President of the European Commission Romano Prodi said here on Sunday he expected the EU and Syria to reach an economic association agreement by next summer.

February 11, 2001

02:00 GMT

The construction of the Wihdeh Dam will be on the top of the agenda during Minister of Water and Irrigation Hatim Halawani's official visit to Damascu

02:00 GMT

The president of the European Commission, Romano Prodi, began a three-day visit to Damascus on Friday in a bid to support President Bashar al-Assad's reforms, the EU delegation here said.

02:00 GMT

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Monday, February 5, granted Syria a 115 million-euro ($102 million) loan for its electricity sector.

February 8, 2001

02:00 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad reaffirmed Wednesday that his country was ready to restart talks with the government of the new Israeli prime minister,

02:00 GMT

Syrian Economy and Foreign Trade Minister Mohamed Imadi said Iraq sought large scale imports from Syrian factories.

02:00 GMT

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Monday, February 5, granted Syria a 115 million-euro ($102 million) loan for its electricity sector.

February 7, 2001

02:00 GMT

تحتل محافظة ريف دمشق المرتبة الأولى سياحياً من بين المحافظات السورية، إذ يوجد فيها أكثر من \"200\" منشأة سياحية، إضافة للمطاعم الشعبية وغيرها.

February 6, 2001

02:00 GMT

The Arab League on Monday condemned the Israeli-Turkish water agreement signed last week, and accused both countries on establishing water projects li