August 6, 2000
Syria is planning to double its output of natural gas production by 2005, said the country’s oil minister, Mohammed Maher Jamal.
August 5, 2000
Iraqi Trade Minister has met with Syrian officials on ways to expand trade between the two countries as part of the UN "oil-for-food" program
August 4, 2000
Syria plans to add 200,000 new Internet connections by 2001, moving swiftly on a project by President Bashar Assad, who pledged to take the country in
August 3, 2000
Austrian parliament speaker Heinz Fischer holds talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad and other officials on regional questions and ties between Da
The United States and Britain have held up contracts worth more than $10 billion dollars concluded by Iraq under the UN "oil for food" deal.
(AFP) - Syria needs to invest $four billion in the production, transport and distribution of energy to cover its electricity needs over the next ten years.
August 2, 2000
A Syrian business delegation is in UAE on a visit to the country's free zones, holds trade talks with officials
(MEBG) – A letter of intent for the construction of a gas pipeline from the newly developed gas fields in the Palmyra area, near Aleppo, has been awar
August 1, 2000
Austrian Parliament Speaker Heinz Fischer is to meet Syri's new President Bashar Assad during a four-day visit to the country this week.
Syrian President Bashar Assad has assumed a further political post, becoming the chairman of the Progressive National Front (PNF) umbrella group of pa
July 29, 2000
By Nabil Al Mulhem Damascus A substantial raise in Syrian government military employees’ salaries will be announced Sunday, according to Assistant Mi
July 27, 2000
Around 30 imprisoned members of Syria's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, a religio-political organization active in north Africa and the Middle East, have
July 25, 2000
Eleven Palestinian parliamentarians arrived in Damascus Tuesday to prepare for a visit by the Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. "Our visit is wi
Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq Shara praised his country's strong relationship with Iran after meeting Tuesday with an envoy from Ayatollah Ali Khamein
(AFP, DAMASCUS) - Syria's finance ministry has finalized plans to start a state company exchanging foreign currency at black market rather than official rates, the government newspaper Tishrin said Mo