Syria

November 7, 2001

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The recently re-branded National Bank of Ras Al-Khaimah, Rakbank, reported that its net profit for the first nine-months of 2001 dropped 7.6 percent as compared to the same period the previous year, a

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The Syrian BMG firm is currently completing official procedures for the opening of Syria’s first Islamic Bank. The company extended a partnership proposals to Kuwaiti, Saudi and UAE firms, according t

November 6, 2001

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The Dutch City of Amsterdam will witness a festival for the films based on the novels of the Noble Prize winning Egyptian novelist Nageeb Mahfouz.

November 5, 2001

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The Israeli Knesset House Committee voted Monday to strip MK Azmi Bishara (Balad-National Democratic Alliance) of his parliamentary immunity to be tri

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Heavily-armed police drafted into a small town in northern Nigeria have restored calm after Christian-Muslim clashes left 10 dead, police and official

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Saudi Arabia, Syria and Jordan signed Sunday a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on a railway project linking the three countries.

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Al Maadi club in Cairo will be the venue Thursday for Egypt’s Int’l Pioneers Tennis Tournament, an official world event.

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Iraq and Syria will set up nine joint-venture companies, Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan said Sunday, November 4 at the Baghdad Trade Fair. "We are on the way to setting up nine joint companies," R

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Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Ismail blasted as "erroneous" Sunday a recent decision by Washington to extend its economic sanctions on Sudan. "We believe the decision is unjustified and erroneous,

November 4, 2001

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The progress of the United Arab Emirates was showcased at an exhibition held Saturday on the sidelines of a "Sister Cities" summit hosted by Turkey.

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The 12th Damascus International Film Festival opened Saturday with a screening of a work that won the Cannes Film Festival's Golden Palm award, the Italian film The Son’s Room.

November 3, 2001

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Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Saturday he would raise the possibility of halting air strikes in Afghanistan during the Muslim holy month o

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Syrian director Fahed Miri is currently shooting the new TV drama Qabl Al Ghuroub (Before Sunset), which “emphasizes the human right to dream and hope.”

November 2, 2001

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An official Syrian newspaper cheered President Bashar AL Assad Friday for braving international anger and criticizing Israel in the presence of Britis

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Israeli forces carried out an incursion into Palestinian-controlled territory in the Gaza Strip Friday, pushing some 500 meters into the village of Be