Syria

April 24, 2002

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The Syrian director Nizar Darawesh is currently shooting a new TV film entitled Hikayet Bassir (The Story of a Foresight).

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At last, Syrian actress and director Waha al Raheb has started shooting her film Ruaa Halema (Dreamy Visions), after three years of waiting for the General Syrian Cinema Corporation decision.

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Egypt and China have signed three bilateral agreements pertaining to economic, technological, cultural and agricultural cooperation, during the Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji’s visit in Egypt. Negotiation

April 23, 2002

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The decomposed body of a Syrian national was found in the disputed Shebaa Farms where armed clashes recently raged between Hizbullah guerrillas and Is

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Syria is currently witnessing an extensive theatrical activities which inaugurate the new theatrical summer season.

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Egyptian announcer Mariam Amin decided to halt the variety programs Dehk wa Laa’b wa Gad wa Hobb and Tahani wa Aghani aired by the Egyptian satellite channel.

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In a recently released report by Fitch Ratings, Egypt’s response to February’s donor conference in Sharm Al Sheikh was highlighted. Fitch forecasted that Egypt’s big currency earners, including touris

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The governments of Lebanon and Syria recently signed an agreement to build a joint dam on the Nahr al Kabir River in northern Lebanon, reported Al-Hayat. Syria will have access to 60 percent of the ri

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DHL UAE is to open an air express center in Abu Dhabi’s Al-Muhairy Mall next month. This move marks the direct entry of the Emirates’ air express supplier into the retail sector. If successful, the Ab

April 21, 2002

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Israel told the American administration it would object to the inclusion of three United Nations officials in the inspection team due to inspect the J

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Egyptian actress Laila Elwi has recently participated in the culture week held in Damascus by al Mada publishing house.

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The Saudi Al-Rajhi Banking and Investment Corporation and the Syrian Daaboul Petrochemical Industries Company recently signed a $50 million a joint venture to build the first ever Syrian benzene alkyl

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Saudi pipe producer Amiantit’s General Assembly recently approved raising the company’s capital from SR550 million to SR 650 million ($173 million). The increase will be financed by injecting the majo

April 20, 2002

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In old neighborhoods of the Syrian cities of Aleppo and Latakia, a film entitled What is Next? is currently being shot.

April 19, 2002

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A high-ranking Syrian official confirmed that his country would boycott a meeting of EU foreign ministers and their Mediterranean rim counterparts in