Syria

April 29, 2002

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Some ten local and international companies are predicted to submit offers for managing Bahrain’s public transportation system. Eligible companies have until April 30 to submit their bids.

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Hertz Syria has reduced its car rental rates throughout the country as part of an ongoing campaign to boost customer service and increase value for money, a press release reported.  In addition to ove

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The Qatar Shipping Company (Q-Ship) recently signed a joint venture contract with Korea’s STX Shipbuilding Company to build a new ammonia/LPG/VCM vessel. Target date for delivery is set for May 2004.

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Syria’s Internet subscribers are projected to reach 180,000 by 2006, while Internet access service is to fetch $30 million in revenues in 2006, up from $3.25 million in 2001. Despite recent growth, Sy

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Syria’s Internet subscribers are projected to reach 180,000 by 2006, while Internet access service is to fetch $30 million in revenues in 2006, up from $3.25 million in 2001. Despite recent growth, Sy

April 28, 2002

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UAE President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan ordered Saturday the reconstruction of housing demolished by the Israeli military invasion in the Jeni

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The illiteracy rate in the UAE has dropped to seven percent among people in the 15-45 year age group, compared to 72 per cent in 1972 and the UAE Mini

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Syrian singer George Wassouf will perform a concert Sunday in Baghdad, as part of Iraq’s celebrations of the Iraqi president Saddam Hussein’s birthday.

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The Syrian National Symphony Orchestra performed a concert conducted by Egyptian maestro Ahmed al Saedi, last week at the Umayyad Conference Palace in Damascus.

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Syrian director Najdat Anzur resumed shooting his two series Akher al Fursan (Last Knight) and al Masloub (Robbed) after few months halt.

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Turkey’s domestic steel consumption dropped by 34 percent in 2001, in line with a 9.4 percent decrease in production during the same period, reported Cumhuriyet . Turkey’s Association of Iron and Ste

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Israeli wafer manufacturer Tower Semiconductor received a $41.07 million installment, part of the $305 million investment committed to the Fab 2 project by its partners. n connection with the installm

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Canon Middle East announced that Puzant Yacoubian and Sons has been appointed as its new distribution partner for its photographic and video products in Syria, in a bid to increase the company’s marke

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The Saudi Aqariya Real Estate Company posted 27.8 million Saudi riyals (seven million dollars) in profits for the first quarter of 2002, compared with the first quarter figure of SR 18.3 million in 20

April 27, 2002

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Four Israelis were killed Saturday morning after two Palestinian fighters infiltrated a West Bank settlement, west of Hebron. The attackers managed to