Syria

January 8, 2002

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The average cost of living for a Saudi family remained stable during the first nine month of the year 2001, with the local cost of living index closing at 111.7 points at the end of the third quarter,

January 7, 2002

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Sources in Damascus said on Saturday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, will meet with United States President George W. Bush next February.

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U.S. envoy to the Middle East Anthony Zinni obtained agreement from both Israel and the Palestinians on Sunday to view the "Dahaniyeh Outline." Meanwh

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The Syrian TV series Tamr Henna directed by Mohammad Firdous Attasi, deals with the socio-political events that took place in Algeria at the end the 1950s.

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The Dubai Police in co-ordination with Dubai e-Government, launched a public awareness campaign to encourage the use of the Internet to access the various e-services offered by the Dubai Police websit

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Syrian Prime Minister Mustapha Miro recently stated that Syria’s investment law may be amended in the near future if the government concludes that there is a significant need for a change, reported A

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The levels of exchanges on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) local financial markets dropped to 28.3 million Emirati dirhams ($7.7 million) on January 2, 2002 compared with a peak record of Dh 57 million

January 6, 2002

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Lebanon is expecting a new power crisis as Syria recently cut electricity supply to its neighbor. the Lebanese press attributed the cut to EDL’s inability to clear a $120 million debt. EDL confirmed t

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The United States’ President George W. Bush recently approved the extension of American sanctions on Libya, imposed following the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988.

January 5, 2002

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Airing two Syrian TV series on the leader Salahiddin Al Ayyoubi during last Ramadan simultaneously might give the viewers an opportunity for comparison and assessment.

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Syrian comedies on the small screen in Ramadan this year were characterized with daring in dealing with social classes which were banned to be tackled by any means.

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Talks are scheduled resume in Damascus January on an underwater pipeline project carrying gas exports from Egypt to Cyprus via Syria. The project is hoped to present Egypt with the lucrative opportuni

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Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) recently signed a contract with Canada's Zenon Environment Company to execute a large-scale research and development project for underground water explor

January 4, 2002

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The United States announced today that it will rush $959,000,000 in economic assistance funds to Egypt, in order to help its important ally weather ec

January 3, 2002

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For the first time since 1990, the Iraqi singer Muhannad Mohsen will participate in the 16th Ginadria festival to be held in Saudi Arabia this month.