Syria

June 17, 2002

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad visited Saturday the affected areas of the collapse of the Zaizoon Dam in the Gab area, where he inspected the damag

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Egyptian Saudi Finance Bank (ESFB) reported a 20 percent drop in its net income for the Financial Year 2001, which ended December 31, 2001. The bank posted 11.8 million Egyptian pounds ($2.54 million)

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Télécoms sans Frontières reaches Zeyzoun; places Inmarsat satcom capabilities at the disposal of the Syrian government, the Red Crescent and the homeless  Telecoms Sans Frontieres, a French non-gover

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Saudi Business Machines, the general marketing and services representative of IBM in Saudi Arabia, has completed a seminar series that bought Europe’s top mainframe experts to the Kingdom to share new

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The Dubai Shipping Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company Limited recently signed a $63 million medium term loan facility arrangement with Mashreqbank, to provide funds fo

June 16, 2002

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The destruction of the Zeyzoun Dam caused immense destruction of many villages and residential compounds throughout Syria.   In wake of the “brotherl

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said on Saturday that any US initiative for a peaceful settlement for the Middle East crisis should be based on Unit

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First Data Corporation, an international electronic commerce and payment services provider, announced that its Western Union Financial Services subsidiary has signed an agreement with the United Arab

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The Oman LNG Company (OLNG) recorded net profits of $692 million in 2001, its highest results to date. The company predicts that it will earn $500 million in net profits this year.

June 14, 2002

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Syria’s Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister, Farouk Al-Sharaa received on Thursday a phone call from the Slovakian Foreign Minister, Edward Kokan.   T

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On Thursday, Damascus Radio strongly criticized United States policy, “which views everything through the Israeli eyes and uses the Israeli war machin

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Work will start Sunday on the construction of defensive barriers along the demarcation line between Israel and the West Bank, Israeli Defense Minister

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Syria, this month's UN Security Council president, rebuffed accusations by Israel that it incited terrorism and showed contempt for international law.

June 13, 2002

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Syria’s Prime Minister Dr. Mohamad Mustafa Miro received earlier this week the president of the administrative council of the Chinese national Petrole

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Damascus Radio slammed on Wednesday Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s “Nos”, to the June 4, 1967 withdrawal, Palestinian state and dividing of Jer