Syria

December 16, 2002

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Damascus Radio stressed Sunday that the importance of Syria's pioneer role on the regional and international dimensions appear through the “wide and g

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad received on Sunday, Polish President, Alexander Kavashivinski accompanied by Minister of Defense and Head of the Nat

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Syria’s Speaker of the People’s Assembly, Abdulqader Qaddoura received in Damascus Sunday, Belarusian Foreign Minister, Mikhail Khvostov and an accomp

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Iran's parliament adopted a revised anti-torture bill on Sunday banning the use of physical or psychological pressure to extract confessions from pris

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Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad and his wife arrived in London Sunday evening for an official visit to the United Kingdom.

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In Saudi Arabia, police officials arrested some 20,400 foreign nationals during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan for staying illegally in the kingd

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Israel’s tourism ministry decided to inject 14-million new Israeli shekels (three million dollars) into tourism development in the Golan Heights, occupied since 1967. Government investment in Golan to

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Airbus Industrie will begin delivering its A340-500 aircraft to Emirates Airlines next year following certification by the European Joint Aviation Authorities for the ultra-long-range airplane.

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Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its long-term foreign currency counter party credit rating on Turkey’s TC Ziraat Bankasito B- from CCC+. At the same time, the rating agency affirmed its C sh

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The United Arab Emirates Acting Under Secretary for the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Nasser Al-Sharhan, announced the phasing out of leaded gasoline and replacing it with unleaded gaso

December 15, 2002

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will begin his visit to the British capital of London in the next two days. The Syrian leader's visit marks the first

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Damascus Radio on Saturday emphasized that ahead of his upcoming visit to Britain, President Bashar Al-Assad made clear Syria’s stance towards central

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad received in Damascus Saturday, Belarusian Foreign Minister, Mikhail Khfostouv.  In the course of their meeting, talk

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Specialist freight and logistics providers Airlink are finalizing plans for regional expansion including the opening of an office in Qatar during early 2003, stated a press release.  According to the

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Standard Chartered Bank has announced the appointment of Ray Ferguson as its new Chief Executive Officer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Fergusonbrings more than two decades of global banking exper