Syria

July 18, 2002

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Syria’s First Lady, Asmaa' Al-Assad, stressed in the capital of Damascus on Wednesday, the necessity to pay attention and care to the development of c

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Kuwaiti ambassador in Algiers, Shamlan al-Roumi met on Wednesday with Algerian parliament speaker Kareem Yunis, within the context of a series of talk

July 17, 2002

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad held a meeting in Damascus on Tuesday with Kim Yong Nam, president of the Higher Council of People in the Democratic

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In its first session, the Suez International Comedy Film Festival will honor the prominent Egyptian comedian Adel Imam, in appreciation for his pioneering role in comedy.

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Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts will kick off on July 24 with unique features, as this year’s session will coincide with the celebrations of Amman as a capital for Arabic culture.

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Suez Canal revenues dropped by $69 million dollars during fiscal year 2001/2002 from $1.95 billion in the previous year to $1.87 billion, stated the Egyptian Suez Canal Administration. The Egyptian fi

July 15, 2002

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Syria’s Vice President Mohammed Zuhair Masharqa received on Sunday, Chairman of the Iranian Judicial Authority Ayatollah Sayed Mahmoud Hashimi Shahrou

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Damascus Radio reported on Sunday that ever since the Madrid conference, the Arabs have stressed their commitment to just and comprehensive peace, bas

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Alvaro de Soto, United Nations Secretary General's special adviser on Cyprus, was to return to the island Sunday for Tuesday's joint meeting with the

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The Syrian Arab Republic has completed the requirements needed to join the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, a member of the World Bank Group, making it the agency's 156th member.

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The National Bank of Kuwait reported a net profit of 56.6 million Kuwaiti dinars ($188 million) for the first half of 2002. The bank enjoys the highest financial strength rating among all Arab banks f

July 14, 2002

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Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad received on Sunday the new ambassadors of Sweden, Malaysia, Jordan, Ukraine and Tunisia in his country, according to

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Palestinian Authority leader Yasser Arafat announced on Sunday the appointment of a new Palestinian Authority special advisor, Israel Radio reported.

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An Israeli man living in Toronto was stabbed to death Sunday morning in what his family described as an attack by neo-Nazis, Israel Radio reported.

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North Korea's number two, Kim Yong-Nam, arrived in Libya on Saturday to begin an official visit "to strengthen relations between the countries."