Syria

January 15, 2001

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Syrian Experts called, in a study recently presented to the Syrian Ministry of Agriculture, for bringing the cultivation of cotton in Syria to a halt.

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By Nabil Al Mulhem Albawaba.com - Damascus  Nabil Marzouq, a prominent Syrian economist and top official at Syria’s Ministry of Planning believes that

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In an interview to Albawaba-MEBG, Nabil Marzouq, a Syrian economic expert and a top official at the ministry of planning, stated that Syria could either get fully involved in globalization, or approac

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Some $560 million are needed to reform the public sector of Syria\'s industry, which suffers from heavy bureaucracy, archaic laws and under-qualified labor, the official daily Tishrin said Sunday.

January 11, 2001

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While a proliferation of investment projects left the local markets flush with merchandise, a prolonged shortage of rainfall had impacted on Syria’s key agricultural sector, stated the country’s oil m

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A project to exploit gas produced from Syria's oil fields by US company Conoco and France's TotalFinaElf has reached the halfway point, Syria's official SANA news agency reported Wednesday.

January 10, 2001

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Syrian officials assured the former chairman of the U.N. sanctions committee on Iraq that it has not been taking Iraqi oil exports through a restarted Iraqi-Syrian pipeline, U.N. diplomats said on Jan

January 9, 2001

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During a visit to Damascus, the head of the Pakistani military regime, General Pervez Musharraf, and Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad inaugurated an information technology training center, set up join

January 8, 2001

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The Syrian and Pakistani governments Monday signed six cooperation agreements during the visit to Damascus of the head of the Pakistani military regim

January 7, 2001

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The General Assembly for the Federation of the Arab Broadcasting Stations will hold its 20th session in Damascus on Tuesday, Gulf News Agency (GNA) re

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Syria aims to intensify its efforts at oil and gas exploration and production over the next 20 years, the official Syrian press reported Friday.

January 6, 2001

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All Syrian citizens will be able to travel to Iraq starting in November, as the longtime rivals continue to normalize relations.

January 5, 2001

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Syria aims to intensify its efforts at oil and gas exploration and production over the next 20 years.

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The Syrian government decided Tuesday to have its industrial state enterprises run on the basis of commercial viability, the official <i>SANA</i> news agency reported.

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Syria\'s gross domestic product (GDP) rose by between 1.7 and two percent at current prices during 2000, and is expected to grow by 3.5 percent this year, the official daily <i>Tishrin</i> said Wednes