Syria

March 14, 2002

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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.

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US Vice-President Dick Cheney left Amman Wednesday for the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh to meet with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak for talks,

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An Italian free-lance journalist was killed by Israeli tank fire in Ramallah Wednesday morning, Palestinian hospital officials and witnesses said. He

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The head of the state-owned Commercial Bank of Syria was arrested earlier this week after losing five million dollars in bank funds in a bad transaction. He is being accused of transferring the funds

March 12, 2002

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Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq al-Shara flew to Austria on Tuesday for discussions on "the deteriorating situation" in the Palestinian territories, the

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Syrian Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian reform Nouriddin Mouna and Iranian Minister of Agriculture Mohamad Hojati met Monday in Iran. The two emph

March 11, 2002

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The Jordanian and Syrian leaders held talks Monday in Damascus. Both leaders expressed support to the Saudi peace plan and rejected the possible U.S a

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Iraq has warned the United States that its interests throughout the Middle East region would be threatened if it attacks.

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European Union Mideast peace envoy, Miguel Moratinos is scheduled to hold talks in Damascus on Monday with Syrian foreign minister, Farouk al-Shara ov

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In Kuwait, Speaker of the National Assembly, Jasem Mohammed al-Khorafi expressed his dismay towards what had been published on Monday by a local daily

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Dubai Crown Prince and UAE Defense Minister General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received in Dubai Dr. Volker Young, senior member of the exe