Syria

January 13, 2002

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Slight to medium rainfall was recorded Saturday in the northern region of Abu Dhabi. The rains lasted for a relatively long time. The sky remains clou

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Syrian director Essa Haddad has recently finished directing the new TV series al Waa’d (The Promise) scripted by Marwan Nasseh.

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The Syrian Ministry of Tourism announced a new initiative aiming to attract more Arab tourism into the country. The ministry intends to launch its promotional campaign on national television stations

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HSBC has launched a Corporate Card for customers in the UAE, offering the reach of MasterCard International coupled with Air Miles loyalty program. MasterCard will provide Smart Data Online, the regio

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Plans to construct a new Baghdad-Tehran railway link will be discussed later this month. Together with Syria, the two former foes are also studying the possibility of connecting their railway networks

January 12, 2002

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About forty Egyptian fishermen were feared drowned after their boat overturned Friday in high seas about 32 km from Ras Gharib

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Syrian director Youef Risk began shooting his new series Wardah Li Kharif al Omr (Rose for the Old Age) which will be the first part of three for a series consisting of 100 episodes.

January 11, 2002

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General Alexander M. Haig, Jr., who has held three high ranking positions in past U.S. administrations, namely - Secretary of State, White House Chief

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Israeli military forces bulldozed the runway at the Palestinian-controlled Gaza International Airport early Friday, and occupation troops closed of a

January 10, 2002

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Israel said it had broken an arms-smuggling ring originating in Syria.

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Several British dailies Wednesday expressed fears that Britain's efforts to improve relations with Iran were being jeopardized by a diplomatic dispute

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The decision taken by the Egyptian actors’ association to nominate comedy star Adel Imam for president Mubarak award for arts this year has aroused extensive controversy.

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Syrian Oil Minister Ibrahim Haddad recently stated that Syria’s new strategy for increasing its petroleum revenues is based on increased producing of oil while reducing production costs, reported Al-H

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Beirut has completed the preparations necessary to begin using the new united European currency, the EURO, as of February 1, 2002, reported Al-Hayat. Lebanon is highly interested in using the new Euro

January 9, 2002

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Gulf Air will raise the number of its flights to the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, in order to satisfy the increase in passenger demand, said an officia