Syria

October 31, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad reiterated his country’s support for international efforts to eradicate "terrorism," but differed with Tony Blair on

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Damascus late Tuesday on the first official visit by a British premier to Syria. Blair is on the first le

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Israeli tanks and bulldozers pushed into the Palestinian-ruled town of Arrabeh in the north of the West Bank at dawn Wednesday, sparking a gunfight th

October 30, 2001

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A Lebanese daily has reported that the pressure being exerted on Hizbollah in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the US has led to cra

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Turkey's undersecretary for commerce, Kursad Tuzmen, will travel to Iraq on Tuesday, October 30, to attend the Baghdad international trade fair and for meetings with Iraqi officials, his office said o

October 29, 2001

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Sources said that Lebanese President Emile Lahoud and Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt took another step toward rapprochement during

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Syrian director Basel Al Khatib has wrapped up shooting his new TV series Thee Qar, scripted by Jordanian writer Jamal Hamdan and costarring artists from Syria, Jordan, Palestine and Qatar.

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The 10th Arab Music Festival will open with a bang on November 1 at the Cairo Opera House, and will continue for 10 days, with the participation of 26 stellar Arab singers.

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As a scorching wind blew dust against her mud-brick farmhouse, Mahnaz Bravi saw no end to her suffering. "Drought is like death. Now I have a field which gives me nothing at all," lamented Bravi, rais

October 28, 2001

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Moroccan actress Fatma Kheir will participate in the jury of the 12th Damascus Film Festival, which will be held November 3-10.

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Saudi Arabia and two other gulf states have declared they are prepared to slash output to rescue battered prices at their next meeting in Vienna on November 13. Oil prices have fallen 25 percent since

October 26, 2001

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The Kadhafi Foundation headed by a son of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi said on Wednesday, October 24 that it has sent a shipment of humanitarian goods and a donation of $100,000 for Afghan refugees i

October 25, 2001

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Afghan refugees reaching the border with Pakistan are recounting horrific experiences as they flee the mounting conflict between US warplanes and the

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The sixth week of Egypt’s soccer league championship will start Thursday with Trasana facing off Alexandria’s Ittihad. Friday will witness four matche

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Egyptian star Nelly is gearing up for the new TV series called Kaf Al Arousa (Bride’s Palm) based on a pop song for children called Sousah Kaf Arousah.