Syria

July 31, 2002

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Two Syrian dissidents, leading economist Aref Dalila and physician Waleed Bunni, were given Wednesday jail sentences by the state security court of 10

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The legal team defending Egyptian-American Saad Eddin Ibrahim will appeal his seven-year jail sentence once the court delivers the formal details of t

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Algerian minister of energy and mineral resources, Shakib Khaled arrived in Damascus Monday for a five-day visit to Syria at the invitation of the Syr

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The Islamic Republic of Iran announced on Tuesday the appointment of Massoud Idris Karmanshahi as new ambassador to Lebanon, the Syrian Arab News Agen

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Lebanese President, Emile Lahoud discussed in Beirut Tuesday with his Foreign Minister the issue of the forecasted six months extension for UN forces

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Syria’s Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Farouk al-Shara received in the capital of Damascus Tuesday the new Secretary of the Libyan Relation Burea

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Iraq said that the air raids launched by U.S. and British warplanes on Iraqi cities, villages and infrastructure constitute a “flagrant aggression, co

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India plans to import 50,000 tons of granulated urea from Oman during 2002 to supply south India. The two countries agreed to a buy-back agreement under which 100 percent production of granulated urea

July 30, 2002

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Damascus Radio on Monday denounced the United States’ blind bias towards Israel, the Syrian Arab news agency reported that day.   The state-run radio

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Assistant Secretary General of the Ba’ath Arab Socialist Party, Abdullah Al-Ahmar, and the Sudanese National Congress Party Secretary General, Ibrahim

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Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister and foreign minister, Farouk al-Shara arrived in Tanager for a two-day official visit to Morocco, the Syrian Arab news a

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At least four people were killed and twenty others injured in a collision between a train and a bus in southern Tunisia on Monday, the official TAP ne

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“The Business Software Alliance (BSA), applauds the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government’s move to update and further improve the country’s already effective Copyright Law to ensure that intellectual

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Batelco is currently spending BD150,000 ($397,800) every month—BD5,000 a day—to make the Internet available to the people of Bahrain. The cost went up by BD50,000 per month this week after Batelco bou

July 29, 2002

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Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq Al-Sharaa warned on Sunday Israel would one day have to bend to Palestinian demands, claiming the Jewish state had hit a