Syria

March 18, 2002

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The play Sae’i Bareed Neruda (Neruda’s Postman) based on Antonio Skármeta's novel The Postman, has recently been staged at al Qabbani Theater in Damascus.

March 17, 2002

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Miro left Beirut on Saturday with an accompanying delegation following discussions with his Lebanese counterpart Rafik

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Egypt’s Al Ahram Beverages (ABC) recorded net profits of EP92.2 million ($20 million) in 2001, compared to EP112.9 million the previous year, an 18 percent decline. The drop was attributed by the comp

March 16, 2002

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Saudi Arabia is to deliver Saturday afternoon an uncompromising message to the US vice-president Dick Cheney that it opposes attacking Iraq and will n

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In an exclusive interview aired Friday night on Israel’s Channel One television which was also broadcast in Egypt, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak wa

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Syria will participate in Amman’s 9th Theatrical Days Festival which will be held on March 27 with two plays: Kahrab and A’shaa al Wadaa’ (Farewell Dinner).

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Syrian actor and director Hatem Ali began shooting new episodes for the series al Fusool al Araba’h (Four Seasons) with the same stars of the first part.

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Syrian director Yousef Rizeq is currently shooting his new series Wardah Li Kharif al Omr (Rose For Old Age) based on a script by the famous writer Khairi al Thahabi.

March 14, 2002

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Syrian Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister, Farouk al-Shara met Wednesday with Austrian President, Thomas Klestil.   In the course of the meeting, the

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Tribal violence resulted in 11 people dead and more than 30 injured during gunfights in two Yemeni provinces in a time span of 24 hours, tribal source

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Deputy Chief of General Staff Major-General Moshe "Boogie" Ya'alon is to be the next head of the Israeli army.

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The Free Patriotic Movement will go ahead with its demonstration against the Syrian military presence and its influence over Lebanese affairs.

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The Cultural Academy in Abu Dhabi is currently preparing for launching a cinematic cultural project by founding The Emirates Cinematic.

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Lebanese director and designer Walid Awni, the head of Modern Dancing Festival in Cairo, is gearing up for the dancing show Kalilah Wa Dimnah.

March 13, 2002

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The director of Syria's largest bank was arrested after losing five million dollars in public funds in a bad transaction, legal sources said.