Syria

April 27, 2002

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Dubai Municipality has commenced renovating Aleppo Citadel, one of the historical landmarks in Syria which enjoys international repute.  It is part of

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Under the title “Salute to Jenin Camp”, the Ghassan Kanafani Cultural Forum in Damascus screened last week three films depict the Palestinian refugee camps.

April 26, 2002

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U.S. President George W. Bush voiced exasperation Friday with fresh Israeli offensives but said U.S. support for the Jewish state is unequivocal. "We

April 25, 2002

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Israeli analysts warned that Ariel Sharon’s plans might continue to ignite the situation at the borders with Syria, Lebanon and even Egypt in order to

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Israeli forces were still conducting searches in the occupied Golan Heights on Thursday morning after receiving warnings of a possible infiltration ac

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Syrian comedy star Duraid Lahham started his artistic career in 1960 when the Syrian TV was opened by playing the role as Ghawwar, which he innovated in many comedy series.

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Al Aqsa Intifada and the Palestinians’ resistance of the Israeli occupation have constituted an important source of inspiration for the Syrian filmmakers and TV directors.

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The government of Dubai recently announced the establishment of the Dubai Metals and Commodities Center (DMCC). The new free zone will be the location of a full range of facilities for trading in gol

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The governments of Lebanon and Syria have agreed build a joint tobacco factory in the Syrian region of Bekaa. The cost of the plant is expected to reach $80-$100 million. The factory will produce high

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Saudi Arabia’s Southern Province Cement Company recorded a net income of SR106 million ($28.2 million) in the first quarter of 2002 compared with SR70 million in 2001. The company’s output totaled 746

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Abu Dhabi's Al-Shuweihat $1.285 billion loan received the region’s best power project finance award for the year 2001 by Power Finance & Risk magazine. The winning deal is the largest power loan in th

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Iran’s Sahel Shipping and Germany’s Thyssen Nordseewerke decided to establish a joint marine engineering venture in Iran. The two companies also signed am MOU providing for technological cooperation i

April 24, 2002

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Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday accused Israel of using "state terrorism" to crush what he called legitimate Palestinian resistance to oc

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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.