Syria

January 20, 2002

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Saudi minister of information Fuad bin Abdulsalam al-Farsi arrived in Muscat on Saturday on a visit to Oman.  According to the official Saudi News Age

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Syrian president Bashar al-Assad received a message Saturday from his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Khatami on Tehran efforts in the filed of dialogue

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Egyptian foreign minister Ahmad Maher said Saturday that US Middle East envoy General Anthony Zinni’s return to the region is essential.

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The governments of Iraq and Syria have approved the establishment of two new joint road and maritime companies. Syria’s Minister of Transportation Makram Obeid and his Iraqi counterpart Ahmad Murtada

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As part of efforts to block the entrance of persons suspected of membership in the Al-Qaida or Taliban, the Iranian government has decided to reinstate entry visa requirements on citizens of the GCC s

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A cultural cooperation program was recently signed between Syria and Cyprus, in an effort to enhance exchanges in education, culture, media, sports, youth and and information technology.   The program

January 19, 2002

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The United States on Friday criticized Syria for equating the September 11 attacks against the World Trade Center in New York with Israel's recent des

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A UAE Red Crescent Society (RCS) aid plane landed on Wednesday in Kabul, capital of war-stricken Afghanistan, as part of its air-bridge to help the Af

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The Egyptian director Yahya al Alami's family announced his death at the age of 60 Saturday morning in Cairo, after suffering from viral hepatitis (c) for few months.

January 18, 2002

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Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian President declared that Syria is "not pessimistic" about peace with Israel, during his meeting with the visiting Spanish F

January 17, 2002

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Osama bin Laden and Mulla Mohammad Omar, the top two fugitives in the U.S. war against terrorism, are likely still in Afghanistan, according to U.S. D

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The Syrian president stated that the peace negotiations with Israel have failed in the past. Meanwhile, Israeli Foreign Minister said that Israel rece

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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