Syria

January 28, 2002

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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

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The agricultural sector plays a key-role in the economies of the Arab World. The average contribution of agriculture to the GDP in Arab states stands at 11 percent, reported Al-Hayat . In addition, t

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The Dubai-based International Expo-Consults (IEC), part of the Falaknaz Group, is investing in Mumbai’s event management company Dimension Four (India), to launch a Sign & Graphic Imaging India trade

January 23, 2002

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The Lebanese Resistance party Hizbollah launched Wednesday afternoon heavy anti-aircraft, anti-tank fire on Israeli positions at the Shebaa Farms. No

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Head of Israeli Military Intelligence, Brigadier General Head of Israeli Military Intelligence stated Tuesday that brutal attacks, harsher than those

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The Dubai Internet City (DIC) is negotiating with Syria and Jordan on transferring its expertise and know-how to these countries via training programs

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Omani Sultan Qaboos Bin Said left for the UAE on Tuesday for a 3-day private visit. The Sultan is due to hold talks with UAE President Zayed bin Sulta

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A new 120-square meter spa was recently opened at the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club, marking the first venture of the Cleopatra's spa brand outside Dubai. Managed by Spa Resources Middle East, the facility fo