Syria

April 1, 2001

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A free trade agreement between Syria and Iraq, signed two months ago, comes into effect Sunday.

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Baghdad announced that a free trade agreement with former rival Syria signed earlier this year went into effect Sunday, March 31.  ”As of April 1, exchanges of goods and merchandise between Iraq and S

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The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has approved a loan to worth Syria 20 million Kuwaiti dinar ($65.3 million), which will be used to expand the Al Nasiriya power plant, located near Damasc

March 31, 2001

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Pope John Paul II and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will discuss the Middle East peace process during the pontiff's visit to Syria in May.

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Syria and Germany agreed Friday that Damascus could pay its debts for Berlin, estimated at 467 million deutsche marks, over 30 installments.

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement urged Lebanon, Syria and Palestine to forget past problems and "strength their stand in facing the Israeli enemy."

March 30, 2001

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The head of the Political Department of the PLO, Farouq Kaddoumi, will pay an official visit to Damascus on Saturday to finalize preparations for the

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Syria's People’s Assembly took a unanimous decision on Thursday to pass a law allowing the establishment of private banks in the country for the first

March 29, 2001

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The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has approved lending Syria 20 million dinars ($65.3 million) to expand a power plant near the capital Da

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According to the findings of a research conducted by a Syrian analyst, the problem of tax evasion in Syria is so complicated and has adverse effects o

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As part of Turkish-Syrian normalization moves, Syrian deputy PM for economic affairs met Wednesday with the Turkish agriculture minister. The ministers held talks on means of boosting economic relatio

March 28, 2001

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By Mohammed Omar Arabic News Editor Albawaba.com - Amman  The Syrian president did not reveal at the Arab Summit Conference in Amman the nature of the

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad agreed, during first official meeting Tuesday night on the sidelines of the A

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Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammed Medhi Saleh said on March 27th that Baghdad had started technical studies for building a new oil pipeline to Syria to replace one that industry sources said was reopened

March 27, 2001

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Syrian President Bashar Assad met briefly on the sidelines of the Amman Arab summit. An official meeting will