Syria

January 29, 2002

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The Druze leader and MP Walid Jumblatt called Monday for tackling Lebanon’s problems “courageously,” emphasizing the need to separate Syrian-Lebanese

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Four people suspected of being connected to the car bomb which killed former militia leader Elie Hobeika and three of his bodyguards last week were re

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Moroccan actress Majida Bankiran is currently shooting her new TV film Muthakkarat Wardiya (Wardiya’s Memoirs) directed by Mohammed Husseini and produced by Moroccan channel 1.

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Croatian Crosco company will provide integrated drilling and well services for INA-Naftaplin in Syria. Services are being provided in central Syria on the Hayan block. A three well drilling program is

January 28, 2002

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Dr. Mohammed Khalfan Khirbash, UAE Minister of State for Financial and Industrial Affairs, received on Wednesday the Syrian Communications Minister Dr

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Dubai Police Chief Major General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim attended the closing ceremony of the “Together to Achieve Security and Safety” program at Umm Suq

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The Chairman of the Board of the Syrian Free Trade Zone Authority, Adnan Sulaiman recently met with the Chief Executive of Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone and Customs Authority of Dubai, Sultan Salim, repor

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A public tender will be published next week for local companies to bid on installing 30,000 electricity meters in Egypt. The meters will be the first in the country to be capable of reading electric c

January 27, 2002

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In spite of last week’s mysterious assassination of a key witness in Lebanon, lawyers seeking to prosecute the Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, f

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It has been apparent that the plays staged at the Syrian theaters during this season were scripted, directed and performed by a number of Syrian actors.

January 26, 2002

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U.S. President George W. Bush on Friday expressed disappointment in Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat over the Karine A weapons ship that both Israel a

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The Egyptian capital will witness the birth of the first Arab Orchestra Symphony Music Festival, which will be organized by the Egyptian Opera House during the period between February 2-16.

January 24, 2002

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Lt-Gen Hasan Turkmani was appointed Tuesday as chief of staff of the Syrian army. He replaces Lt-Gen Ali Aslan, 72.

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UAE Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Obeid bin Saif Al Nasseri, held recently talks with Sudanese Cabinet Minister Al Hadi Abdullah, accor

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The Syrian government is currently evaluating a law proposal with the objective of creating a General Investment Authority to replace the existing Investment Office. Syrian Prime Minister, Mustapha Mi