Syria

September 3, 2002

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The Israeli consulate in Alexandria, Egypt has been closed, according to press reports, cited by The Jerusalem Post.  The decision to close the consul

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Viewers of the Islamic news network in Iran were stunned earlier this week when the regular channel broadcasts were suddenly cut off in favor of a hard-porno movie, which lasted for about three minute

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Russian petroleum company Zarubezhneft is planning to set up a joint venture in Syria that will enable it to intensify its oil exploration and drilling activities in the republic. The initiative was g

September 2, 2002

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Yemeni Parliament Speaker Abdullah Hussein al-Ahmar arrived in Damascus Sunday for talks ahead of an upcoming extraordinary meeting in Baghdad of Arab

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Three women plan to stand in Bahrain's parliamentary elections next month in spite of the defeat of all 31 female candidates in last May's local polls

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad urged Arab and Muslim countries on Sunday to unite in the face of U.S. threats and "foreign conspiracies" as Washingt

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Israel's Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon held security consultations Sunday night on the situation on the Israeli Lebanese border with Defense Minister B

September 1, 2002

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Assistant Secretary General of the Baath Arab Socialist Party, Abdullah al Ahmar, received on Sunday the chairman of the German Oriental Research Inst

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Israel and the U.S. are trying to halt a new deal for SA-18 shoulder-launched anti-aircraft missiles between Russia and Syria. Israeli security offici

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Tony Blair, the British Prime Minister, has warned U.S. President Bush that he must "re-engage" with the United Nations to secure international suppo

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Mohammed Al-Mihlawi announced that he is claiming the property rights for the Egyptian blockbuster ‘Mafia’

August 31, 2002

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Israel threatened Syria Friday with "military escalation" if Hizbullah attacks are not prevented, a day after a rocket and mortar attack wounded three

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Iraq said on Friday the United States would not be able to oust President Saddam Hussein the same way it topple Afghanistan's Taliban.

August 28, 2002

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Jordan’s exports to Syria increased by 89 percent in the first half of 2002 reaching $31.5 million compared to $16.7 million earned during the corresponding period of the previous year, reported Petra

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In the past few years, Jordan has managed to advance its communications infrastructure and services considerably, owing mainly to the partial privatization of the fixed monopoly operator and the entra