Syria

March 20, 2002

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A US strike against Iraq will "strengthen" terrorism, the Syrian government newspaper <I>Tishreen</I> wrote Tuesday, in a comment on US Vice President

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The United States and Britain will shortly hold military exercises with Yemen, which has joined the US-led war on terrorism, western diplomatic source

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The first achievement realized in the field of the film industry was the foundation of the General Cinema Organization which has been upgrading the level of Syrian films since the 1960s.

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Syrian director and actor Emad Abu Latif is currently staging his play al Qiyamah (Doomsday) based on a script by the writer Mamdouh al Odwan, in Kuwait.

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Mobile penetration and adoption in Jordan has been driven by the increasing quality standards of mobile technology and the reduction of prices due to competition, recently stated MobileCom CEO Jean-Ch

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Switzerland’s new inter-continental airline, SWISS, has announced it will operate a total of 31 weekly flights from the Middle East region. The company plans to roll out a new marketing and sales prog

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Some $100-150 billion worth of investments would be required over the course of the coming decade to develop gas projects in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE)

March 19, 2002

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Over 7,000 Syrian University students marched in the capital Damascus Tuesday in support of the 18-month-old Palestinian Intifada and against perceive

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Arab leaders who meet in Beirut next week for the Arab Summit should support the Palestinian intifada or uprising against Israel and prevent any milit

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On Monday, Saudi Arabia's King Fahd firmly condemned "Israeli attacks and terror acts" against unarmed Palestinians, calling on the "free world" to in

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The government of Syria is planning to establish a new oil refinery in the city of Deir El-Zour with an initial capacity of 60,000 barrels per day (bpd), with potential to double its output to 120,000

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The Director General of the Syrian Civil Aviation Corporation, Hussein Mahfouzh, announced that the corporation recently purchased three radar systems valued at $50 million, reported ksaToday . These

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The Egyptian Central Statistics Bureau reported that the local rate of inflation grew to 2.5 percent last December, up from 2.2 percent in the previous month of November, reported ksaToday . The same

March 18, 2002

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On Monday, leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei stressed the responsibility of different government institutions vis-a-vis Am

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Fourteen Saudi girls died in the midst of a dormitory fire at a Saudi Arabian school because religious police would not permit male firefighters rescu