Syria

July 21, 2002

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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri met in Damascus on Saturday with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to discuss matters of joint concern, Lebane

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Israel has warned that it would attack military targets inside Syria the next time Lebanon’s Hizbullah strikes Israel, <I>The Sunday Times</I> reporte

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A bomb went off Sunday morning on a railroad in central Israel as a train passed over. One person was lightly injured.

July 20, 2002

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<b>Date:</b> July 15 - July 20, 2002 <b>Location:</b> Damascus International Fairground, Syria <b>Specifics:</b> The Syrian Furniture, Home Appliances, & Accessories Show <b>Coordination By:</b>

July 18, 2002

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Syria’s First Lady, Asmaa' Al-Assad, stressed in the capital of Damascus on Wednesday, the necessity to pay attention and care to the development of c

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Kuwaiti ambassador in Algiers, Shamlan al-Roumi met on Wednesday with Algerian parliament speaker Kareem Yunis, within the context of a series of talk

July 17, 2002

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad held a meeting in Damascus on Tuesday with Kim Yong Nam, president of the Higher Council of People in the Democratic

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In its first session, the Suez International Comedy Film Festival will honor the prominent Egyptian comedian Adel Imam, in appreciation for his pioneering role in comedy.

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Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts will kick off on July 24 with unique features, as this year’s session will coincide with the celebrations of Amman as a capital for Arabic culture.

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Suez Canal revenues dropped by $69 million dollars during fiscal year 2001/2002 from $1.95 billion in the previous year to $1.87 billion, stated the Egyptian Suez Canal Administration. The Egyptian fi

July 15, 2002

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Syria’s Vice President Mohammed Zuhair Masharqa received on Sunday, Chairman of the Iranian Judicial Authority Ayatollah Sayed Mahmoud Hashimi Shahrou

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Damascus Radio reported on Sunday that ever since the Madrid conference, the Arabs have stressed their commitment to just and comprehensive peace, bas

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Alvaro de Soto, United Nations Secretary General's special adviser on Cyprus, was to return to the island Sunday for Tuesday's joint meeting with the

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The Syrian Arab Republic has completed the requirements needed to join the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, a member of the World Bank Group, making it the agency's 156th member.

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The National Bank of Kuwait reported a net profit of 56.6 million Kuwaiti dinars ($188 million) for the first half of 2002. The bank enjoys the highest financial strength rating among all Arab banks f