Syria

June 24, 2002

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Forty-three people have been arrested since the June 4 collapse of Zeyzoun dam in northern Syria that killed 22 people and flooded several villages, S

June 23, 2002

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Cuban President Fidel Castro received in the capital city of Havana Friday Syrian Vice President, Dr. Mohammad Zouheir Masharqa.   Discussions focused

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The European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union's financing institution, is providing €100 million ($97.15 million) for the health sector in Syria. This is the Bank's first operation in the hea

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Saudi Arabia’s foreign exchange reserves reached $17.6 billion in the first quarter of 2002, a four percent rise compared with last year’s $16.9 billion reserve rate. Local economists have stated that

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Cairo 2000, an Egyptian Information Technology (IT) firm, and Microsoft Great Plains, an independent division of the world’s largest software manufacturer, will jointly provide business management sof

June 22, 2002

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With Syria's foreign minister presiding over the U.N. Security Council, the United States strongly criticized Syria's support for “terrorist” groups a

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Three Palestinians were shot dead when armed Palestinian opened fire early Friday morning in the vicinity of the Erez crossing, in the Gaza Strip. Isr

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The General Corporation of Radio and TV in Syria is currently preparing for producing a number of new TV series to be shown during the forthcoming month of Ramadan.

June 19, 2002

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Germany has asked Syria to confirm whether it is holding a German suspected of links to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the German Foreign Ministry sa

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Spanish Parliament Speaker, Loisa Fernanda Rodi, praised Tuesday the “distinguished and deep-rooted” Syrian-Spanish relations.   In the course of a me

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Damascus Radio emphasized on Tuesday that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, with his “security wall” which separates the West Bank from the 1948 te

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Egypt’s President, Husni Mubarak headed to Syria before noon Wednesday at the end of his few hours visit to Jordan during which he held talks with Kin

June 18, 2002

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An Arab human rights group lashed out Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Syria and Tunisia on Monday for gutting legal rights and relying upon military tribu

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Panalpina Gulf LLC is launching a weekly scheduled flight from Dubai to Macau via Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyztan, with feeder services to Kazakstan and Uzbekistan. This is the only scheduled full f

June 17, 2002

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Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad visited Saturday the affected areas of the collapse of the Zaizoon Dam in the Gab area, where he inspected the damag