Syria

April 11, 2002

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Iraq and Syria have signed an agreement for joint cooperation in the field of irrigation.  The agreement was signed by Iraqi Minister of Irrigation Ra

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Saudi princess Aljouhara Bint Saud al-Kabeer died Wednesday evening at the King Fahd military hospital due to a long illness, according to the officia

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Eleven Egyptian state employees charged with negligence in a train fire which killed 361 people will go on trial on April 27th, judicial sources said.

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Iraqi opposition representatives concluded two days of preparations for a future conference where experts are expected to draft a program for "a bette

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The General Cinema Organization has recently started working on a feature film entitled Ahadith al Hajar (The Speeches of The Stone) directed by Raymond Boutrous.

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Syrian actress Nadin is gearing up to shoot her role in the fifth part of the series Hammam al Qishani (al Qishani Public Bathhouse) directed by Hani al Rumani.

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A play depicting the homicide, displacement and persecution the Palestinian people suffer at the hands of Israeli troops is to open Saturday in Damascus.

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Syrian singer and musician Bashar Zarqan performed two concerts at Sama Theater in Damascus, at which he sang his new artwork Urid An Ahia (I Want to Live).

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The Telecom Egypt company and the US-based Telegroup recently signed an agreement for the establishment of a new international telecommunication link using fiber optic cables, reported Al-Alam Al-Yaum

April 10, 2002

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Algerian foreign minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem met in Damascus on Tuesday with his Syrian counterpart Farouq al-Sharaa during which they discussed the

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In Morocco, public festivities, scheduled for April 12 through 14, on the occasion of the wedding of King Mohammed VI, were postponed to a later date,

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“Arab Cinema, a Search for Identity” was the title of a symposium recently held in Damascus with the participation of Qeis al Zubaidi, Hekmat Dawoud and Mohammed Malas.

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The Emirati producer of bottled mineral water, MASAFI, yesterday reported a 10 percent growth in sales in the year 2001. The company statement noted that this performance was achieved against a genera

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Several bilateral cooperation agreements were concluded this week between the governments of Syria and Bahrain, following the meeting of the countries’ joint committee. The accords signed relate to co

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Egyptian authorities will allocate 20 million pounds ($4.3 million) to the renovation of non-functioning electricity networks in approximately 143 villages in Upper Egypt. The investment will increase