Syria

August 25, 2002

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Kahala Corporation, which owns and franchises five quick service restaurants, reported that a total of 10 new outlets opened during the second quarter of 2002. Of those, one Surf City Squeeze juice ba

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The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) intends to access the international capital and Islamic finance markets through a debut Sukuk issue. The IDB has mandated Citigroup to act as a lead manager and Citi

August 22, 2002

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Syrian foreign minister Farouk al-Sharaa met in the coastal governorate of Marsa Matrouh on Thursday with Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak.

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein sent a congratulatory cable to Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on the occasion of his birthday, according to the Iraq News A

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, received at the Salam Palace in the port city of Jeddah on Wednesday Syrian Deputy Premier and Foreign Min

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Syrian Deputy Commander In-Chief of the Army and Armed Forces, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, First Lt.-Gen. Mustafa Tlas received in Damascu

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Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq al-Shara was to arrive in Egypt on Wednesday for talks the following day with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, the stat

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Russia's atomic energy minister said on Wednesday that Moscow had signed all agreements necessary for it to import radioactive fuel waste from an Iran

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Saudi Arabia imported 53.5 million Jordanian dinars worth of goods from Jordan during the first half of 2002, reported Jordan’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce. These figures rank Saudi Arabia as th

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The Innovative Interfaces company, offering Information Technology (IT) solutions for libraries, announced that the United Arab Emirates Consortium in Al-Ain has chosen to install its INN-Reach Direct

August 21, 2002

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Cyprus coastal police arrested Tuesday night eleven illegal immigrants aboard a Syrian boat sailing within Cyprus territorial waters.   A police spoke

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Damascus Radio stressed on Tuesday that the “Gaza First” agreement would ultimately join scores of previous agreements, which remained “ink on paper”.

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The Afghan embassy in the Saudi Kingdom, which closed in September last year after Riyadh severed relations with the former Taliban regime, has reopen

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Jordan’s prime minister Ali Abu al-Ragheb on Tuesday met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the northern city of Aleppo in the presence of Syria

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The Syrian government has agreed to provide Jordan with a additional fresh water supply. Syria already provides the Kingdom with 33,000 cubic meters of water daily, in line with an agreement signed by