August 12, 2001
The visit by Syrian Prime Minister Mustafa Miro to Iraq, the first by a premier from Damascus since ties were broken off in 1980, marks a new stage in improving ties between the two neighbors. Miro's
Syrian Prime Minister Muhammad Mustafa Miro and Iraqi Vice President Yassin Ramadan met Saturday, August 11, to discuss means of strengthening bilateral cooperation, the official INA agency reported.
August 11, 2001
Syrian MP Ma’moun Al Homsi, who was arrested on Thursday, has been charged with "defamation of the Constitution and hostility toward the regime,” an i
Syria has agreed to supply Lebanon with 80 megawatts of electricity.
Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Mustapha Miro arrived Baghdad on Saturday in a new sign of closer ties between the two neighbors after a 20-year rift.
August 10, 2001
The Syrian authorities have rejected an appeal by the family and colleagues of a detained Syrian MP from visiting him.
Lebanon and Syria have signed two agreements to boost cooperation in land and air transport.
With support by Cabinet, Lebanese plainclothes intelligence agents arrested at least 10 supporters of Christian anti-Syrian groups on Thursday, using
The Syrian government has recently announced plans for the establishment of a technology city in Tartous, along the Syrian coast. A senior executive in the Syrian Ministry of Planning estimated the co
August 9, 2001
A pro-reform independent member of Syria's Parliament was arrested on Thursday, two days after he went on a hunger strike to protest what he said were
Lebanon and Syria signed two agreements on Wednesday to boost cooperation in land and air transport.
August 8, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad will make an official visit to Kuwait in the next two weeks, as his prime minister, Mustafa Miro, prepares for a trip
Israeli Defense Minister Ben-Eliezer reportedly believes an agreement with Syria would have the added benefits of relieving the pressure in the confro
Scores of followers of former army commander Gen. Michel Aoun and members of the Lebanese Forces were arrested on Tuesday in a clampdown on the two ha
Syria's Petroleum Minister Mohamad Maher Jamal agreed on Monday, July 6, to cooperate with Cyprus' efforts to tap lucrative oil and gas deposits off the East Mediterranean island, officials said. By