February 23, 2001
Twenty people were killed and another 36, mostly children, injured when a four-storey building collapsed in northern Syria, reported Baath newspaper o
February 21, 2001
Saudi Arabia and Syria signed an accord Tuesday, February 20, to set up a free trade area between the two countries. Syria has already signed free trade accords with several Arab countries, most recen
Thuraya has signed a distribution agreement for its mobile satellite services in the Syrian Arab Republic, with Hamsho Communications.
Syrian Agriculture Minister said Monday that accusations by some Lebanese farmers that Syria is closing its market to their products and flooding the Lebanese market with cheap smuggled imports are "u
Syria is planning to curb imports by diversifying its agriculture and cutting down on cotton, one of the country's best-performing sectors, Agriculture Minister Assad Mustafa said Monday.
February 19, 2001
The Syrian Muslim Brotherhood has severely attacked a recent decision by the authorities in Damascus to ban political forums.
February 18, 2001
The joint Saudi-Syrian commission will start its meetings in Riyadh on Tuesday, co-chaired by Saudi Foreign Minitser Saud al-Faisal and his Syrian cou
Mobile telephone subscriptions will be slashed by two-thirds in Syria from March 1, dropping from 60,000 Syrian pounds ($1,200) to 20,000 pounds, the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment (STE) anno
February 17, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Assad will pay an official visit to Sudan in the coming days.
February 14, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Assad made a brief visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, where he discussed events in the region with King Fahd.
Saudi Arabia and Syria have decided to set up a free trade zone, the official news agency <i>SPA</i> reported Monday, February 12.
The Syrian government on Tuesday, February 13, approved a bill to set up a stock exchange, the official Syrian Arab News Agency reported. The bill entrusts the Syrian Chambers of Commerce Union with t
February 12, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Assad will arrive in Bahrain Monday on a two-day official visit for bilateral and regional talks.
The President of the European Commission Romano Prodi said here on Sunday he expected the EU and Syria to reach an economic association agreement by next summer.
February 11, 2001
The construction of the Wihdeh Dam will be on the top of the agenda during Minister of Water and Irrigation Hatim Halawani's official visit to Damascu