Syria

March 28, 2002

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A Qatari newspaper has described Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan's visi

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Producers of the cartoon film Mohammed, Last Prophet and Messenger agreed to screen it in five Arab states simultaneously in the first week of next June.

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The Opera House in Cairo has witnessed over the past few days an artistic Tunisian night performed by the renowned Tunisian singer Lutfi Bushnaq.

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Turkey’s State Planning Organization (DPT) has raised the possibility of closing 13 sugar factories that have been recording significant losses over the past few months. DPT stated that the government

March 27, 2002

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Syria’s Deputy Education Minister, Mohammed Yassmineh and Director of the Turkish Foreign Ministry Cultural Affairs Varol Ozkotshak signed on Tuesday

March 26, 2002

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United States said Tuesday that one of its diplomats had "unwittingly" met in Syria with associates of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palesti

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On the sidelines of the preparatory meetings for the upcoming Arab summit, the Syrian Deputy premier and foreign minister Farouk Al-Sharaa held Monday

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US diplomats reportedly have toured a facility of a Syrian-based organization listed by the US State Department as a terrorist group.

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Deputy chairman of Iraq's revolutionary command council Izzat Ibrahim arrived in Beirut Monday to lead his country's delegation to the Arab summit due

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Syrian director Haytham Haqqi is currently shooting his new series Aqbiyat al Mawt (Death Tunnel), after he had changed its title to Radm al Asateer (Rubbles of Legends).

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Egyptian singer Amr Diab is gearing up to begin next October shooting a film which tackles a 25-year era of art in Cairo.

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The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) recently agreed to provide the Lebanese government with seven million Kuwaiti dinars ($23 million) to upgrade its national power grid. Establi

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Egypt’s National Bank For Development (NBD) reported a six percent profit rise in the financial year 2001, reaching EP62.6 million ($13.5 million). During FY01 net interest income dropped 67 percent w

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British Airways' franchise partner, Mediterranean Airways, will increase its services to Aleppo, Syria, starting April 1, 2002, as part of its Summer 2002 schedule. The extra flights were added to mak

March 24, 2002

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Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal said in Beirut on Sunday that the kingdom has finished drafting a Middle East peace initiative to be pres