Syria

May 26, 2002

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A Yemeni anti-pollution team has contained a three-ton oil spill from the refinery in the southern port city of Aden, the official SABA news agency re

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Naguib Sorour’s masterpiece Yasin and Bahiya is produced at al Hanager Theater in Cairo, directed by Syrian Rola Fattal. The production stars Muhsina Tewfik and Nourhan.

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The financial activities of Egypt’s Mohandes Bank during the financial year 2001 resulted in balanced expenditures against revenue. FY01, which ended December 31, 2001, has witnessed the bank’s net in

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Jebel Ali-based Aggreko International Power Projects is now providing 200 megawatts of power across eight locations around the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, following the signing of new contracts with

May 23, 2002

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Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Al-Sharaa met earlier this week with Speaker of the Finnish parliament and members of the foreign relations committee a

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A violent fire broke out at the Israeli Embassy in the capital city of Paris early Thursday morning, destroying the building.

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Syria’s vice-president, Abdelhalim Khaddam, said earlier this week his country “will not tolerate any position hostile to Morocco’s territorial integr

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The Arab satellite channels will soon begin airing the immense epic operetta Ehna al Salam (We Are the Peace) written by the poet Nihad Darwish and composed by Hadi al Salaq.

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International rating agency Standard & Poor's announced that it had lowered Egypt’s long-term foreign currency issuer credit and senior unsecured debt ratings from "BBB-" to "BB+". Other double-B rate

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Le Royal Meridien Bahrain is currently constructing 23 luxury villas adjacent to the hotel lagoon, with completion scheduled in time for the GCC Summit in 2003. Le Royal Meridien Bahrain is also intro

May 22, 2002

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Commander in-Chief of the Syrian Army and Armed Forces, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense First Lt.-General Moustafa Tlass received on Tuesday De

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Children in Britain are due to walk hand-in-hand to express their solidarity with the plight of Palestinian children during a march, which will be hel

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Speaker of the Syrian People’s Assembly, Abdul-Qadder Qaddoura received on Tuesday Director of the United Nations Development Program, Mark Brown and

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Damascus Radio on Tuesday said that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is unqualified to talk about peace or about an international peace conference

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad asserted that Damascus’ position is firm with regards to all regional and international issues and stated, “Syria has