Syria

April 4, 2002

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The Brandenburg State Youth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Herr Sebastian Weigle, performed a concert at the Ommayad Conference Palace in Damascus.

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Syria has entered the industry of cartoon films with a political purposeful film that depicts the crimes and atrocities of the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

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More than 1000 Egyptian artists grouped Wednesday afternoon at al Baloon Theater to express their solidarity with the Palestinian people.

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A 9.4 percent decrease in Turkey's gross national product (GDP) accompanied by rapid population growth resulted in a 28 percent drop in the national income per capita in 2001. While in 2000, Turkey's

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Syria received 2.2 million Arab tourists in 2001 with arrivals from the GCC states up 17.4 percent, compared to 2000 levels. Looking to improve these figures the Tourism Ministry is considering a long

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Two Emirati sisters will launch their new fashion label at the Motexha Spring Retail Show this month. Their Designasia line will feature a range of traditional national dress with the appeal of modern

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While an upturn is predicted in global activity by late 2002, the Middle East is likely to lag behind, according to the World Bank. The region’s near-term prospects for growth remain challenged by the

April 3, 2002

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The Lebanese army said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement with Syria on redeploying the approximately 20,000 troops Damascus keeps in Lebanon to

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In the first indication in years that a missing Israeli airman whose warplane was downed over Lebanon in 1986 may still be alive, an alleged Israeli s

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Spanish manufacturer of farm products Agroorgánicos Mediterráneo (Agromed) is planning to establish a plant in Syria that will produce organic fertilizers and compost. The Granada-based

April 2, 2002

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Hizbullah launched anti-tank missiles Tuesday afternoon at three Israeli outposts in the Shebaa Farms region, on the Israeli-Lebanese border. Earlier,

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The General Corporation of the Syrian Radio and TV has recently put forward the plan for producing a number of new TV series to maintain the boom currently witnessed by the Syrian TV drama.

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The film al Wajaa' (Pain) by the Palestinian director Eyad al Daoud has recently won the shield of the Islamic Conference Organization’s first International Festival for TV Production.

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The Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries and Medical Supplies Company (Spimaco) recently opened new marketing outlets and representative offices in southern and eastern Asia, reported Al-Hayat . The compa

April 1, 2002

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U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld singled out Iraq, Iran and Syria as countries that are encouraging “terrorists” while oppressing their own popu