Syria

April 30, 2002

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The Bank of Alexandria’s board of directors approved a decision to increase the paid in capital of the Misr Iran Development Bank from $113 million to $155 million. The state-owned Bank of Alexandria

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Algeria's truck manufacturing company, Veicoli industriali Renault (SNVI), has recently entered into a production agreement with ZF Friedrichshafen, a German automotive supplier group, providing for t

April 29, 2002

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Large numbers of Israeli tanks and infantry moved into Hebron on Monday morning, witnesses said. The incursion came from the north, south and west, an

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Syrian actor Bassam Kousa will debut in theatrical direction through his play A’shaa al Wadaa’ (The Farewell Supper) based on a script by Arthur Schnitzler.

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Some ten local and international companies are predicted to submit offers for managing Bahrain’s public transportation system. Eligible companies have until April 30 to submit their bids.

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Hertz Syria has reduced its car rental rates throughout the country as part of an ongoing campaign to boost customer service and increase value for money, a press release reported.  In addition to ove

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The Qatar Shipping Company (Q-Ship) recently signed a joint venture contract with Korea’s STX Shipbuilding Company to build a new ammonia/LPG/VCM vessel. Target date for delivery is set for May 2004.

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Syria’s Internet subscribers are projected to reach 180,000 by 2006, while Internet access service is to fetch $30 million in revenues in 2006, up from $3.25 million in 2001. Despite recent growth, Sy

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Syria’s Internet subscribers are projected to reach 180,000 by 2006, while Internet access service is to fetch $30 million in revenues in 2006, up from $3.25 million in 2001. Despite recent growth, Sy

April 28, 2002

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UAE President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan ordered Saturday the reconstruction of housing demolished by the Israeli military invasion in the Jeni

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The illiteracy rate in the UAE has dropped to seven percent among people in the 15-45 year age group, compared to 72 per cent in 1972 and the UAE Mini

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Syrian singer George Wassouf will perform a concert Sunday in Baghdad, as part of Iraq’s celebrations of the Iraqi president Saddam Hussein’s birthday.

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The Syrian National Symphony Orchestra performed a concert conducted by Egyptian maestro Ahmed al Saedi, last week at the Umayyad Conference Palace in Damascus.

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Syrian director Najdat Anzur resumed shooting his two series Akher al Fursan (Last Knight) and al Masloub (Robbed) after few months halt.

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Turkey’s domestic steel consumption dropped by 34 percent in 2001, in line with a 9.4 percent decrease in production during the same period, reported Cumhuriyet . Turkey’s Association of Iron and Ste