July 4, 2001
The Syrian Ministry of Industry recently reported that the contribution of the local mining sector to Syria’s GDP rose to 25.2 percent in 2000, up from 19.8 percent in 1999.
July 3, 2001
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Al Shara begins Tuesday a three-day official visit to London for talks on the latest developments in the Middle East, f
The first Syrian products exhibition opened in Amman on Tuesday with the participation of 60 private and public companies.
Syria on Monday denied accusations that Israel’s radar on Sunday tracked a Scud missile test-fired within the borders of the Arab country.
After a three-year dry spell, the Syrian Cinema General Corporation is churning out 10 long and short films, some nearly finished, others still in the preparatory stages.
Syrian press sources have recently revealed instances of embezzlement and corruption within the Cooperative Agricultural Bank in the Qahtaniya region.
July 2, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Assad has issued a law setting aside two percent of all Syrian advertising revenues for a retirement fund for journalists.
The Syrian Ambassador in the UAE, Ahmed Al-Hallaq, recently revealed that the two sides are presently evaluating a proposal to construct a joint railway system to connect both states via Iraq.
The Syrian pound has recently gained grounds against the US dollar and other major world currencies.
July 1, 2001
The Lebanese Hizbollah movement on Sunday launched a heavy counter attack on Israeli posts in the occupied Shabaa Farms with mortars and anti-tank mis
The Lebanese Hizbollah movement on Sunday attacked Israeli posts in the occupied Shabaa Farms with mortars and anti-tank missiles, hours after Israeli
Trade value between Baghdad and Damascus is expected to climb to more than $1 billion in 2001, Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammad Mehdi Saleh said Saturday
The Lebanese Hizbollah movement attacked Israeli posts in Shabaa farms with mortars, Reported Radio Israel Sunday. The attack came only hours after I
The value of trade between Baghdad and Damascus is expected to climb to more than $1 billion in 2001, Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammad Mehdi Saleh said Saturday, June 30, at the opening of a Syrian fair.
June 30, 2001
Lebanese Hizbollah fighters wounded two Israeli soldiers on Friday, and the Jewish state blamed Syria for the attack.