Syria

March 26, 2002

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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

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The joint Israeli-Palestinian security committee met Sunday evening in Tel Aviv, but concluded without reaching an agreement on drafting a cease-fire

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Syrian President Bashar Al –Assad on Saturday received the Moroccan Minister for construction, environment and housing affairs, Mohamad Al-Ysighi.  Al

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Syrian Vice President Abdel Halim Khaddam arrived in Algeria Saturday on a mission to muster support for the Palestinians prior to next week's Arab su

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Egyptian director Sherif Yehya is gearing up for shooting his new film Aqdar (Destinies) costarring Sawsan Bader and Farouq al Fishawi.

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Syrian director Mohammed Azeziyya is currently shooting his comedy heritage series Ahadith al Sammar (al Sammar’s Tales) based on a script by Diab Eid.

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Egypt Air will resume flights to Sanaa and Aden, Yemen as of the first week of April, reported Al-Hayat . Egypt Air will operate two weekly flights to Sanaa on Fridays and Mondays, in addition to one

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Information Technology spending in the Middle East region will top $4.6 billion in the year 2002, with Saudi Arabia currently representing over 40 percent of that market. The sector's growth rate is p

March 23, 2002

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Syrian Information Minister Adnan Omran Friday blasted Britain's threat to use nuclear weapons against Iraq, describing a recent statement made by the

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Arab and Muslim women marched Friday in a show of solidarity with Palestinian women living in the occupied territories. The demonstration, which began

March 21, 2002

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The joint Israeli-Palestinian security committee will reconvene Thursday evening, with U.S. envoy Anthony Zinni in attendance. The committee will meet