Syria

March 11, 2002

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The Syrian satire comedy play Sumiha Fi Suria (Permitted in Syria) will begin its first features at Sheraton Hotel in Damascus to move later to the public theaters.

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A Syrian TV series depicting the life history of famed poet Omar al Khayyam and the Islamic and Arab world during the middle ages period, will begin production soon.

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Jordanian director Ahmed Dea’ibes is shooting the huge TV series A’ed Ela Haifa (Returning to Haifa) based on a novel by the late Palestinian writer Ghassan Kanafani.

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The Head of the Saudi Water Desalinizing General Authority, Abdullah Al-Hussein, revealed that the water system in Arabian Gulf is inefficient, wasting more than two million cubic meters of water per

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The Emirati national Ahmed Saeed Bin Brek has recently been appointed for CEO of the new commercial bank , soon to be launched by Emaar Properties in Dubai. The real estate company has not yet confirm

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Set against a turbulent global backdrop, the 7th International Accounting Forum in Dubai will address the current challenges facing finance professionals, including accounting standards, financial rep

March 10, 2002

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United States Vice President Dick Cheney, preparing for a regional visit to the Middle East, said that the al-Qaeda terror organization must not be al

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Israel stores its nuclear material and wastes in 18 sites in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, according to Ahmed Al Haj Ali, the former aide to the

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Jordan’s king Abdullah II will pay on Monday a state visit to Syria.

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Israeli helicopters completely demolished the compound of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat during a raid on Gaza City. Meanwhile, a Palestinian gunman

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The Syrian TV film al Mua’r (The Seconded) is directed by Ayman al Dhalli who studied direction in Italy and finished his higher education there in 1944

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The governments of Jordan and Syria will invite bids for a re-issued tender this April, for the construction of the Al-Wehda Dam on the northern Yarmuk River. The new proposal envisions the constructi

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Fujitsu Siemens Computers (FSC) and Tech Data FZ-LLC, a Middle East information technology (IT) logistics management and distribution company, recently announced Fujitsu Siemens’ Value 4 You (V4Y) Cha

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The Al-Ain Flower Show and Festival promises to hold its biggest opening carnival parade yet, involving the UK-based parade design company Mahogany Arts and various community groups and local schools.

March 9, 2002

02:00 GMT

The Bush administration has directed the military to prepare contingency plans to use nuclear weapons against at least seven countries and to build sm