November 2, 2000
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder announced here Monday a loan of $27 million (32.1 million euros) to Syria and an end of German opposition to assistance for Damascus. Germany suspended financial co
November 1, 2000
Following the failed diplomatic negotiations with Syria, plans for the construction of additional settlements and the implementation of infrastructure
Iraq and Syria have agreed to reopen the crude oil pipeline between the two countries in November, after an 18-year closure, the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) said Tuesday.
October 31, 2000
Pope John Paul II is determined to go to Syria in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African States, Mohammad Sadr, arrived in Damascus Monday to submit a message from President Mohammed Khat
Germany pledged to step up economic assistance to Syria as visiting Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder acknowledged differences between the two countries on
MEES learns from authoritative sources that Iraq and Syria have agreed to reopen the crude oil pipeline between the two countries - which has been closed since 1982 - in November, probably around the
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder is expected to announce during his visit to Damascus on Monday a resumption of financial development assistance for Syria, according to a German diplomatic source.
October 30, 2000
Japan is to give Syria $16 million towards a project to pipe water from Mount Hermon to villages to the south and west of here, the government daily Tishrin said Sunday.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree Sunday creating a special bank for investors, an official statement said.
October 29, 2000
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed the Palestinian uprising with a senior visiting Chinese envoy Sunday, and called for international pressure
Japan is to give Syria 16 million dollars towards a project to pipe water from Mount Hermon to villages to the south and west of Damascus.
Syria's ruling Baath party accused the US Congress of being "more Zionist than the Zionists" because of its support for Israel.
Berlin and Damascus will shortly finalize an accord to reschedule Syria's debt to Germany, estimated at about 1.25 billion euros (one billion dollars), a European diplomat in Damascus said Thursday.
October 26, 2000
A Syrian plane landed in Iraq on Thursday, an AFP reporter said, the fourth flight from Damascus to arrive in Baghdad in defiance of a UN air embargo.