Syria

July 9, 2002

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Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Tuesday to a series of meetings after holding their first high-level talks in months. Despite low expectations,

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Saudi Arabia has slapped a temporary ban on all Muslims from Pakistan and Syria from performing minor pilgrimage to the kingdom because of visa irregu

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Eleven people were killed and five injured in a collision north of the capital Cairo between a microbus and a truck on Monday, Egyptian police sources

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North Korean number two Kim Yong-Nam is due to visit Libya after going to Indonesia this week, South Korean foreign ministry officials said Monday.   

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Six shepherds were killed Sunday in the province of Medea, some 80 kilometers south of the capital of Algiers, sources at the Algerian security servic

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US President George W. Bush vowed to use "all tools" at his disposal to topple Iraqi President Saddam Hussein but declined to say whether that goal wo

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The Salalah Fall Festival 2002 is scheduled to be launched on July 25, with the participation of Arab artists including Kuwaiti singer Nawal.

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Syria’s real gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to increase by 1.6 percent in 2002 and by 3.2 percent in 2003, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Fiscal revenues, excluding loan

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Farmers in Syria are making efficient use of water to increase their tomato harvests. A UNDP project, in cooperation with the government, has supplied farmers with sprinklers, drip irrigation equipmen

July 8, 2002

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U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan is to blame for the failure of U.N.-Iraq talks on the return of arms inspectors to Baghdad, Iraq's most influential

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Syria’s foreign minister Farouq al-Shara and his Lebanese counterpart, Mahmoud Hamoud spoke by phone Sunday, discussing issues concerning resolutions

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Iran’s Foreign Minister, Dr. Kamal Kharazi began Monday a two-day official visit to Malaysia during which he will lead his country's delegation to the

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Damascus Governor, Ghassan Laham received on Sunday an Austrian educational delegation, currently paying a visit to Syria.   In the course of the meet

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An Israeli settler was lightly wounded when Palestinians opened fire on his vehicle as he traveled between the settlements of Sanur and Mevo Dotan nea

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Preparations are under way for filming three TV series to be jointly produced by the Syrian Corporation of Radio and TV and the Gulf Foundation for TV Production.