May 20, 2001
Official sources estimate the annual edible oils and fats consumption in Syria at a total of 227,000 tons, of which 67,000 tons of vegetarian oils and 14,000 tons are animal fats.
the governments of Syria and France have agreed to prepare an initial feasibility study for the construction of a Damascus underground railway.
May 19, 2001
The Lebanese Hizbollah movement on Saturday vowed to retaliate against Israel after its soldiers shot and wounded two Lebanese youths throwing stones
Syria and Russian signed on Friday an agreement covering comprehensive bilateral cooperation.
May 18, 2001
Israeli troops on Friday wounded two Lebanese youths who threw stones at Israeli positions across the border, witnesses told Reuters. Meanwhile, Syria
May 17, 2001
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Shara will visit Beirut on Friday for several hours to deliver a message from President Bashar Assad to his counterpart
An Abu Dhabi satellite channel reported Thursday that Syrian President Bashar Al Assad had cut short talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak after
Films from as far afield as Asia, Africa, and South America will vie for the golden prize at the 11th International Film Festival in Damascus,
A senior source in the Iraqi Ministry of Commerce and Industry revealed that an Iraqi product exhibition is planned to be held in Damascus in the beginning of June.
A recently issued decree reducing import tax on incoming raw materials, is reportedly threatening local producers who claim to face “unfair” competition from Lebanon.
May 16, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad cut short talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on efforts to end Israeli attacks on Palestinians and left earl
Iran and Syria have been reported that they have entered a new phase of cooperation.
Syrian Oil Minister Muhammad Maher Jamal arrived Tuesday in Amman for bilateral talks with Jordanian officials.
Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer has said that "Syria is responsible for what happens in Lebanon.”
Informed sources close to the Syrian leadership on Wednesday said the president’s press spokesman, Jubran Kuriyyeh, had been arrested for links with M