Syria

July 8, 2002

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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.

July 7, 2002

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A delegation representing the parliament of the Brazilian state of Rio De Janeiro arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Saturday, at the invita

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U.S. authorities are investigating whether HIsham Mohammad Hadayet, the Egyptian who gunned down two Israelis at Los Angeles International Airport las

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French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin called on the Palestinians and Israelis to abandon violence and focus on a political solution and the cr

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Turkey’s Akteks Acrylic Thread Industry and Trade Corporation established a new textile plant in Aleppo. The $8 million manufacturing facility constitutes Turkey’s first private investment in Syria. T

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Egypt’s gross domestic product (GDP) dropped 4.9 percent during fiscal year 2000/2001, reported the Egyptian Central Bank. The commodity sector contributed to 49.7 percent of the national GDP, while t

July 6, 2002

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Two police officers and a gunman were killed Friday in a shootout in the southeastern Turkish city of Elazig, a local news agency reported.   Police e

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The Speaker of the Syrian People's Assembly, Abdulqadir Qaddourah arrived in the capital city of Riyadh Friday on a visit to Saudi Arabia.   Upon his

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received on Friday a telephone call from Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Albasheer, SPA reported.   In

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Syrian Actress Amal Arafa © 2002 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

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Egyptian Actress Sharihan © 2002 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

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Syrian Actress Farah Bseiso © 2002 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

July 4, 2002

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Under the patronage of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, a new batch of political military academy officers graduated on Wednesday.   The president w