Syria

August 4, 2002

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Egyptian airport officials foiled Saturday an attempt to smuggle 7,000 dried lizards out of the country for sale as aphrodisiacs, airport sources said

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Security authorities in Kuwait have arrested thirteen Iranians who entered the emirate illegally by sea, a newspaper said Saturday.   The men, who wer

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Damascus Radio reported on Saturday that the Israeli government “feels frustration” due to the “Palestinian steadfastness, persistence of the Intifada

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An Islamic conference, attended by around 100 Muslim scholars from 34 different Muslim countries, was inaugurated in Amman Sunday.   The participants

August 3, 2002

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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton told Jewish supporters in Toronto earlier this week that he would fight and die to protect Israel if Iraq or Iran e

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Turkey's parliament abolished the death penalty and legalized education and broadcasts in Kurdish on Saturday, steps directed to boost the country's c

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Since two years ago, the pretty Syrian artist Rawas’h Yasin has been gearing up to play her role in the comedy series “Maraya” (Mirrors) which this year will be named "Hadith al Maraya" (Mirrors Speec

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The Lebanese heart- throb singer Assi al Hillani will perform a concert within the al Basel Festival which will be held in Syria Sunday Aug,4...

August 1, 2002

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday addressed his country’s armed forces through the People’s Army and the Arab Soldier magazines, on the occ

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The Sultanate of Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of greetings to Swiss President Kasper Villiger on the occasion of his country's Natio

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Lieutenant-General Hassan Turkomany, the Syrian Chief of the General Staff received at his office Thursday his Lebanese counterpart, Fadi Abu Shakra a

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The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) has granted Syria two loans worth $50 million. The funds will finance a number of development projects including the construction of two power

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Oman’s Majan International Bank’s board of directors has approved Bank Dhofar Al-Omani Al-Fransi (BDOF)’s proposal for merger. The proposal will be presented to the shareholders of the bank for approv

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The Dubai Aluminium Company (Dubal) has signed a loan agreement for $100 million with HSBC. The ten-year loan supports the financing of a major upgrade and retrofit project being carried out by Dubal.

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The Ministry of Higher Education in Syria has completed the establishment of the first and only accredited virtual university in the Middle East. Emirates Computers (EC) has implemented the knowledge