Syria

January 12, 2002

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Syrian director Youef Risk began shooting his new series Wardah Li Kharif al Omr (Rose for the Old Age) which will be the first part of three for a series consisting of 100 episodes.

January 11, 2002

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General Alexander M. Haig, Jr., who has held three high ranking positions in past U.S. administrations, namely - Secretary of State, White House Chief

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Israeli military forces bulldozed the runway at the Palestinian-controlled Gaza International Airport early Friday, and occupation troops closed of a

January 10, 2002

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Israel said it had broken an arms-smuggling ring originating in Syria.

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Several British dailies Wednesday expressed fears that Britain's efforts to improve relations with Iran were being jeopardized by a diplomatic dispute

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The decision taken by the Egyptian actors’ association to nominate comedy star Adel Imam for president Mubarak award for arts this year has aroused extensive controversy.

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Syrian Oil Minister Ibrahim Haddad recently stated that Syria’s new strategy for increasing its petroleum revenues is based on increased producing of oil while reducing production costs, reported Al-H

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Beirut has completed the preparations necessary to begin using the new united European currency, the EURO, as of February 1, 2002, reported Al-Hayat. Lebanon is highly interested in using the new Euro

January 9, 2002

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Gulf Air will raise the number of its flights to the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, in order to satisfy the increase in passenger demand, said an officia

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Syrian director Abdel Latif Abdel Hamid’s new film Qamaran Wa Zaytouna seems to be a sequel for his trio which he started with the film Liali Iben Awa and followed by Rasael Shafawiyya.

January 8, 2002

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Dory Chamoun has said that Syria’s presence in Lebanon “is no longer useful, but has become a danger."

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Syrian President Bashar Assad received a high-ranking American delegation, led by Virginia Senator John Rockefeller in Damascus on Monday.

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The Iranian Association for Victims of Weapons of Mass Destruction on Sunday lodged a complaint with Representative of the United Nations in Iran and

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The new Syrian TV film Haql al Mawt (The Field of Death) sheds light on the insistence of the Palestinian people to confront the Israeli arrogance and to go ahead with their Intifada.

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The average cost of living for a Saudi family remained stable during the first nine month of the year 2001, with the local cost of living index closing at 111.7 points at the end of the third quarter,