Syria

January 17, 2002

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United States Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs William Burns arrived Wednesday in Jordan. Burns and Jordan Prime Minister Ali Abu Ra

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The Syrian-Lebanese high committee is currently discussing the possibility of unifying the two countries’ customs tariffs by 2007. The future customs wall would create a single tax imposed on goods im

January 16, 2002

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations will visit Syria next week and ask for cooperation in the U.N. Security Council, where the Middle Eastern countr

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Osama bin Laden met with an Iranian intelligence officer, during the 1990s, in order to try to form a solid alliance to conduct a terrorism campaign a

January 15, 2002

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Dubai's crown prince and UAE Defense Minister Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktum has ordered the revenues from the Syrian-UAE series al Bahth A’n Salahiddin to be allocated to the families of the Palestini

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An assembly of some 150 women executives representing firms from across the UAE recently established a local businesswomen’s council. A growing number of women have joined the Dubai workforce in recen

January 14, 2002

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Official sources in Damascus have denied reports that U.S. naval forces are monitoring ships in and out of Syrian ports.

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Turkey’s Prime Minister, Bulent Ecevit's trip to the United States is intended to reaffirm the Turkish strong support for the U.S. anti-terror campaig

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The inauguration of the Saudi National Festival of Cultural Heritage will witness a special artwork which gathers Syrian director Najdat Anzur, Saudi singer Mohammed Abdo and poet Ghazi al Qusaibi.

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The Syrian Prime Minister, Mustapha Miro, announced that his government’s focus is on updating laws and qualifying staff, in addition to developing the economy. Miro stated that the national economy r

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The Syrian Prime Minister, Mustapha Miro, asserted that Syria supports Iraq in its call to lift UN sanctions. Miro added that the embargo harms the Iraqi people, reported Al-Hayat . The Syrian Prime

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The Secretary General of the Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council, Jamil Ibrahim Hajeilan, signed a contract with an international Saudi company to prepare a study about electronic commerce and its uses i

January 13, 2002

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The United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has asked the Intelligence Community to produce annual reports on the latest intelligence on

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The United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has asked the Intelligence Community to produce annual reports on the latest intelligence on

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The Palestinian Authority has arrested one member of the Palestinian security forces for taking part in the weapons smuggling-ship affair, according t