Syria

February 18, 2002

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Following an official Israeli request, Russia has informed Lebanon that Tel Aviv will respond strictly to any Hizbullah military operation with attack

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Two Israeli soldiers and one woman settler were killed and four others injured, two seriously and two moderately, in a shooting attack in the Gaza Str

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Qatar’s Civil Service and Housing Minister Sheikh Falah bin Jassem al Thani, met in Doha on Sunday with the Ambassadors of Algeria Mohammed Bourobah,

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Jordan recorded earnings of 544 million dinars ($765 million) from exports to Arab Markets in 2001. Some 74 percent of Jordan’s total exports headed for Arab markets over the past 10 years, with impor

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The government of Yemen recently approved the establishment of the first private oil refinery in the republic. Production capacity of the new refinery is expected to reach 25,000 barrels per day (bpd)

February 17, 2002

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has reiterated that striking Iraq would lead to uncontrolled troubled.

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Five Israelis were injured, one of them seriously, in a shooting attack Sunday afternoon near a military base next to the city of Hadera. According to

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad termed the continuous Palestinian violence, "a national duty and not terrorism," in an interview with an Italian news

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Five Moroccan associations have called for a sit-in of solidarity with the Palestinian people, according to Maghreb Arabe Presse.  The Non Governmenta

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The Syrian drama production was excessive last year but most of it was an imitation of the Syrian actor Yaser al Athma’s famous series Maraya (Mirrors).

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Syrian culture undersecretary revealed Sunday that the Damascus Theatre Festival will return next march once executing companies hand over the project to the ministry.

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Egyptian actress Laila Fawzi stands shoulder to shoulder to help Samah Anwar in her direction debut through playing the starring role in the romantic series Piano.

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The Syrian Minister of Industry, Issam Al-Zaeem, stated that Syria’s general budget for 2002 consists of 184 billion Syrian Pounds in investments compared with SP 154 billion in 2001. The minister add

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The Amman Stock Exchange reported that non-Jordanian investors purchased 14.5 million Jordanian Dinars ($20.45 million) worth of stocks on the market in January 2002, reported Al-Sharq Al-Awsat . Thi

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Acer Computer Middle East recently announced an overall sales growth of 20 percent for 2001 compared with results from 2000. The company saw an 80 percent growth rate in its PC segment and a 62 percen