Syria

June 2, 2002

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Chairman of the Saudi Shura council Sheikh Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah bin Hemayed and an accompanying delegation are scheduled to arrive in Kuwait on Frid

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Damascus Radio on Saturday asserted Syria's commitment to peace based on the implementation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions and the

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A two-day international conference for solidarity with the Palestinians began Saturday in Larnaca, according to the Cyprus News Agency.  The conferenc

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Deputy foreign minister Abdullah Mohamed as-Saydi received in Sanaa on Saturday Qatar's ambassador to Yemen Sheikh Jassem bin Mohamed al Thani.  The t

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The Syrian General Cinema Corporation has approved to produce the film scripted and will be directed by Abdel Latif Abdel Hamid, entitled Listeners Choice.

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Egypt’s Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) announced consolidated revenue of EP575.6 million ($125.13 million) with a gross profit of EP162.5 million for the first quarter of 2002, ending March 31.

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Industrial auctioneers Ritchie Bros. announced the completion of a large auction at the company's auction facility in Dubai, resulting in gross auction sales of over $24 million. The three-day auction

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A Syrian court has ordered a freeze on the local assets of Egypt’s Orascom Telecom (OT) holding company. The verdict was issued in a dispute over a $49 million payment due to Syriatel, one of the two

June 1, 2002

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Syria has delivered long-range Katyusha rockets to Hizbullah, Israeli state television reported Friday evening.

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Syria assumes the Security Council’s rotating presidency Saturday for the first time since 1970. The presidency of the U.N. Security Council rotates a

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Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak will present to US President George W. Bush his plan for a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Camp Davi

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The Organizing Committee of the eighth Cairo International Song Festival which will be held between August 20-28 is planning to honor Syrian singer Safwan Bahlawan.

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After the Egyptian comedy star Mohammed Henaidi has become a superstar, tens of scripts are offered to him but he finds difficulty in selecting what suits him best.

May 30, 2002

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Bilateral trade between Lebanon and Syria reached $363 million in 2001, a 17 percent increase compared to $309 million earned in the previous year, reported NNA. Lebanon's imports from Syria increased

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The EU Steering Committee has included the UAE among the countries permitted to export fish products to its 15-member countries, reported <i>WAM</i>. The UAE has no restriction on exporting fish excep