Syria

July 24, 2002

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Syrian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Farouk al Sharaa received in Damascus Tuesday the new German ambassador to Damascus, Aebrhard Shobeo

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Syrian Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister, Farouk Al-Sharaa and his Moroccan Counterpart, Mohamad Bin Issa held phone discussions on the latest devel

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Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem al-Thani implicitly acknowledged on Tuesday that a "misunderstanding" had put Doha at odds with neighb

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The governments of Iraq and Lebanon concluded a preliminary agreement providing for the reactivation of the Tripoli oil refinery, which was shut down in 1982 during the Lebanese civil war. Iraq commit

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The National Bank of Oman recorded a 2.3 percent income drop in the first half of 2002 reaching six million Omani riyals ($15 million) compared to OR 6.18 riyals from the same period last year.

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National Technology Company (NTC), an end-to-end solution provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, signed an agreement with Scala to market, distribute and implement their collaborative ERP solutions

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Citibank, a member of Citigroup, has launched its new Alerting Service, bringing Citibank account and primary credit-card holders banking information straight to their mobile phone or email. The servi

July 23, 2002

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad received in Damascus Monday at the People’s Palace, the Lebanese Army Commander, Lt. Gen. Micheal Sulaiman. Matters

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received on Monday at the People’s Palace, the credentials of two new ambassadors to Syria - - Cyprus Ambassador Mari

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Lebanon’s president Emile Lahoud received in Beirut Monday Saudi Foreign Minister, Prince Saud Al-Faysal. Prince Faysal briefed President Lahoud on th

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Damascus Radio slammed on Monday the “Israeli racial cleansing operations against (the) Palestinians”, the official Syrian Arab News Agency reported.

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Israeli troops killed two Palestinians Tuesday morning near the Kissufim crossing at the entrance to Gush Katif settlement bloc in the Gaza Strip. In

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Syrian director Ayman Sheikhani has begun shooting his series <I>Ersan Akher Zaman</I> (nowadays bridegrooms) scripted by Daoud Shikhani.

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Syrian director Amal Omran presented her second work "Kohl" which is a group of poems recited along with music and acting that appears on the screen, in a theatrical show.

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The eighth Cairo International Song Festival will kick off on August 20, with 40 songs from 15 Arab countries competing in the Arab contest.