Syria

May 16, 2002

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Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit said he planned to rest at home for a few more days to recover from a stiff muscle in his back and did not give a

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Authorities in Syria have named Ghazi Dib director general of the official Syrian Arab News Agency SANA, replacing Ali Abdul Karim who was dismissed l

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Mustapha Miro is expected to visit Turkey in late May in a bid to strengthen relations between Damascus and Ankara whic

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The General Cinema Corporation in Syria decided to shoot a documentary film on the Palestinian Intifada and the fierce Israeli offensive on the Palestinians.

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The Italian Feminine Film Festival held recently at Cham Palace Cinema, and Ebla Cinema in Damascus, has been warmly welcomed by the Syrian audience.

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London’s Radisson SAS Portman Hotel has seen significant growth in Middle East guests, partly as a result of a joint passenger promotion campaign with Kuwait Airways. Earlier this year, the hotel and

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A combination of political and economic factors has placed Kuwait in a quandary. Allegations of corruption against the country’s finance minister could lead to the resignation of the government, while

May 15, 2002

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Media reports in Syrian state-run papers have slammed Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s policies with regards to the Middle East and urged Arabs t

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Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Sharaa has assured officials in Lebanon that an international peace conference for the Middle East region would not

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Two Afghan refugee camps on the country's western border with the Islamic Republic of Iran have been closed, the French medical organization Doctors w

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A line-up of 176 exhibitors from 27 countries will assemble in Dubai next week for the three-day Hotel Show, the specialized hotel supplies showcase to the hospitality industry, organized by Streamlin

May 14, 2002

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The trial of two Syrian human rights activists, who have been detained for a period of eight months was adjourned Tuesday after defense lawyers demand

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Saudi cultural attaché to Jordan, Dr. Sultan al-Owaidah hailed the existing relations between Riyadh and Amman in the educational and cultural areas. 

May 13, 2002

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Syrian foreign minister Farouq al-Shara arrived in Beirut Monday, sent by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, to inform Lebanese officials on the result

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Security forces killed four armed Islamic extremists in an ambush in the northeastern part of Algeria, newspapers reported Monday.  The militants of t