Syria

November 20, 2002

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Kuwait’s First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences on Tuesday to Syrian Vice President, Abd

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Egypt’s Foreign Minister, Ahmad Maher arrived in Damascus on Tuesday to participate in the meetings of the Arab Follow-up Committee, due to be held in

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Damascus Radio on Tuesday reported that in spite of the Iraqi government’s announcement of its readiness to fully cooperate with the international arm

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The chief U.N. weapons inspectors, wrapping up a two-day visit, urged Iraqi officials on Tuesday to look again in their nuclear, chemical and biologic

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Trying to control the flourishing contraband tobacco market, the state owned Iranian Tobacco Company (ITC) has recently finalized a multi-million dollar agreement with four major foreign cigarette man

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Privatization is forecasted to bring drastic change to the Middle East’s power and water industry over the next two decades, as government’s strive to meet year on year energy demand growth rates of s

November 19, 2002

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Syria on Tuesday rebuffed a U.S. request to close the Damascus office of Islamic Jihad, which claimed responsibility for killing 12 Israelis in a Hebr

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Commander of the National Guard, received in the capital of Riyadh Monday night

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On Monday, Damascus Radio stressed that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s threats to “Judaize” Al-Khalil, to support and increase settlements in t

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Syrian First Lady, Asma’ Al-Assad on Monday received Egyptian First Lady Suzanne Mubarak.  During the meeting, talks focused on concerns facing Arab w

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An Iraqi Kurdish leader, Massoud Barzani, is visiting the capital of Damascus for talks with Syrian officials, his Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) sa

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Prominent Egyptian actress Majida Zaki has yet again proven her acting talent in the “Attar Wal Saba’ Banat” (The Spice Dealer and his Seven Girls)

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The first of three hotel properties now operated by Six Continents Hotels in Alexandria has opened for business under its new management. Also included in the management agreement are the InterContine

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The EU is scheduled to open next month another round of talks with Iran seeking to finalize a trade and cooperation pact. Negotiations will commence with the understanding that future cooperation is c

November 18, 2002

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Syria’s Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Dr. Nouriddin Muna received in the capital of Damascus Monday, representative of the UN Food and A