Syria

December 31, 2001

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Reports in recent days indicate that an intense effort is being made to renew the Israel-Syria peace process. The efforts nearly lead to a meeting bet

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Egyptian actress Hanan Tork is gearing up for taking the starring role in one of the last plays written by the late Syrian writer Saadullah Wannous entitled Bilad Adyaq Min Al Hobb.

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The Bahraini Ambassador to Syria, Waheed Mubarak, stated that the value of exchanges between Syria and Bahrain grew from 4.8 million Bahraini Dinars ($12.7 million) in 1999 to five million Bahraini Di

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In an attempt to fight poverty and unemployment, the Jordanian government will launch a $21 million Jordanian Dinar ($30 million) professional training program in 2002, reported Al-Ittihad. The progra

December 30, 2001

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Syrian director Ayman Dili shot his new TV film Al Mutahawwel (The Transferred) which is based on Franz Kafka's novel The Metamorphosis.

December 27, 2001

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According to the official Syrian Al-Hayat newspaper, Prime Minister Mustapha Miro asserted that Syria is prepared if the oil price per barrel maintains its current downward trend. Petroleum oil expo

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More than 60 companies and associations representing the private and public sectors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are participating in an employment exhibition opening December 24 at the Dubai Wor

December 26, 2001

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Taliban leader says Osama bin Ladin died a peaceful, natural death in mid-December in the vicinity of Tora Bora mountains, states he attended the fune

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In the age of globalization, Syrian director Munir Jbawi thought proper to use the digital language in his short cartoon film Digital as a symbol for man’s attempts to rise up.

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Syria’s tourism sector is expected to experience a 40 percent drop in hotel occupancy as well as a 35 percent drop in revenue from Syrian Arab Airline ticket fares, following the September 11 attacks

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The Dubai-based Cupola Group will open another Spinney’s supermarket store in the Achrafieh region of Beirut. Cupola previously announced plans to invest $20 million into a number of new supermarkets

December 25, 2001

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Secretary General of the Arab League said the aggressive Israeli policies against Lebanon and Syria would spark fire in the Middle East. He made these

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Minister and Foreign Minister Farouk al Shara made in Damascus an overall political review of the Syrian foreign Policy on regional, Arab and internat

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One Israeli soldier was killed and three injured in a shooting attack Tuesday morning near the Jordanian border, in an area not far from the northern

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The construction of the Latakia-Ariha highway has recently commenced in Syria. The Kuwaiti Al-Khourafi Group was chosen to build the 98-kilometer long highway by the Ministry of Transportation, report