Syria

June 19, 2002

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Egypt’s President, Husni Mubarak headed to Syria before noon Wednesday at the end of his few hours visit to Jordan during which he held talks with Kin

June 18, 2002

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An Arab human rights group lashed out Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Syria and Tunisia on Monday for gutting legal rights and relying upon military tribu

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Panalpina Gulf LLC is launching a weekly scheduled flight from Dubai to Macau via Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyztan, with feeder services to Kazakstan and Uzbekistan. This is the only scheduled full f

June 17, 2002

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad visited Saturday the affected areas of the collapse of the Zaizoon Dam in the Gab area, where he inspected the damag

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Egyptian Saudi Finance Bank (ESFB) reported a 20 percent drop in its net income for the Financial Year 2001, which ended December 31, 2001. The bank posted 11.8 million Egyptian pounds ($2.54 million)

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Télécoms sans Frontières reaches Zeyzoun; places Inmarsat satcom capabilities at the disposal of the Syrian government, the Red Crescent and the homeless  Telecoms Sans Frontieres, a French non-gover

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Saudi Business Machines, the general marketing and services representative of IBM in Saudi Arabia, has completed a seminar series that bought Europe’s top mainframe experts to the Kingdom to share new

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The Dubai Shipping Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company Limited recently signed a $63 million medium term loan facility arrangement with Mashreqbank, to provide funds fo

June 16, 2002

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The destruction of the Zeyzoun Dam caused immense destruction of many villages and residential compounds throughout Syria.   In wake of the “brotherl

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said on Saturday that any US initiative for a peaceful settlement for the Middle East crisis should be based on Unit

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First Data Corporation, an international electronic commerce and payment services provider, announced that its Western Union Financial Services subsidiary has signed an agreement with the United Arab

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The Oman LNG Company (OLNG) recorded net profits of $692 million in 2001, its highest results to date. The company predicts that it will earn $500 million in net profits this year.

June 14, 2002

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Syria’s Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister, Farouk Al-Sharaa received on Thursday a phone call from the Slovakian Foreign Minister, Edward Kokan.   T

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On Thursday, Damascus Radio strongly criticized United States policy, “which views everything through the Israeli eyes and uses the Israeli war machin

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Work will start Sunday on the construction of defensive barriers along the demarcation line between Israel and the West Bank, Israeli Defense Minister