Syria

July 11, 2002

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In Lebanon, the Phalange Party expelled former President Amin Gemayel from its ranks on Wednesday after a month of mediation efforts between him and p

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Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz made an unannounced visit to Syria on Wednesday and met with Foreign Minister Faruq al-Shara, the official SANA

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President of the World Bank, James Wolfesohn, began on Wednesday a visit to Morocco at the invitation of King Mohammed VI, according to Maghreb Arabe

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“The Time of Continuity, An Andalusian Story” is the title of a new Syrian historical series to be directed by Aref al Tawil and jointly produced by the Arab Center in Jordan and Qatar TV.

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The Egyptian Minister of Information, Safwat al Sherif concluded Tuesday the Eighth Cairo Radio and TV Festival by handing out the prizes to the winners.

July 10, 2002

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The chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday America should pressure Syria to dismantle "terrorist camps" in Lebanon and consid

July 9, 2002

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Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Tuesday to a series of meetings after holding their first high-level talks in months. Despite low expectations,

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Saudi Arabia has slapped a temporary ban on all Muslims from Pakistan and Syria from performing minor pilgrimage to the kingdom because of visa irregu

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Eleven people were killed and five injured in a collision north of the capital Cairo between a microbus and a truck on Monday, Egyptian police sources

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North Korean number two Kim Yong-Nam is due to visit Libya after going to Indonesia this week, South Korean foreign ministry officials said Monday.   

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Six shepherds were killed Sunday in the province of Medea, some 80 kilometers south of the capital of Algiers, sources at the Algerian security servic

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US President George W. Bush vowed to use "all tools" at his disposal to topple Iraqi President Saddam Hussein but declined to say whether that goal wo

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The Salalah Fall Festival 2002 is scheduled to be launched on July 25, with the participation of Arab artists including Kuwaiti singer Nawal.

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Syria’s real gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to increase by 1.6 percent in 2002 and by 3.2 percent in 2003, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Fiscal revenues, excluding loan

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Farmers in Syria are making efficient use of water to increase their tomato harvests. A UNDP project, in cooperation with the government, has supplied farmers with sprinklers, drip irrigation equipmen