Syria

April 16, 2002

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In Syria, Tishrin daily on Tuesday emphasized that President Bashar al-Assad was “quite clear” in the course of his meeting with U.S. Secretary of St

April 15, 2002

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U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Monday he is holding talks with Arab and Israeli leaders about an Israeli proposal to hold an international

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Elite Israeli military unit arrested Monday Fatah-Tanzim leader Marwan Barghouti in Ramallah, reported Israel's Army Radio. Israel has been on a manhu

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U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell flew to Lebanon Monday morning to press for an end to Hizbullah attacks on Israeli targets that threaten broader

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Syria will take part in the theatrical festival of Algeria due to be held in the Algerian governorate of Sidi Bin Abbas later this month.

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The Syrian government recently commenced construction on a $140 million textile factory in Tartus, approximately 260 kilometers west of Damascus. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) will finance

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The EU recently signed an accord with the government of Jordan, agreeing to grant it €20 million to support its reforms program. Jordan’s reform program is expected to enhance the partnership between

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The Moroccan branch of the Samir Company, a Saudi-based Coral Oil Group, recently announced that five international companies have submitted initial bids to set up a new oil refinery project in the Ma

April 14, 2002

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US Secretary of State Colin Powell will travel Monday to Beirut and Damascus for short visits to review the escalating situation on the Lebanese Israe

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The Palestinian Islamic resistance movement Hamas vowed Sunday to continue anti-Israeli suicide attacks as long as Israel occupies Palestinian territo

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Mustafa Miro met in Damascus Sunday with his Tunisian counterpart Mohammad al-Qanoushi.   The two discussed means of st

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Princess Johara bint Ibrahim al-Ibrahim, the wife of Saudi King Fahd bin Abdulaziz donated SR 3 million for the Palestinian people.   This donation co

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U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell is hoping to wind up his peacemaking mission in the region on Tuesday. On his way home, Powell may stop in Syria

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Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad discussed Saturday over the phone the latest developments in the Middle East with Spanish King Juan Carlos.   The Sy

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A German national has been in an Iranian prison since early January on charges of trying to enter the country illegally, the Berlin foreign ministry s