Syria

April 10, 2001

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The European Union is "exaggerating" the problem of its cotton yarn imports from Syria, a Syrian state industry official said in an interview published in Damascus on Monday, April 9.  "The European s

April 9, 2001

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Syria has issued regulations banning men from marrying foreign housekeepers or baby-sitters.

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Syrian President Bashar Assad embarks on a north African tour Monday that will take him to Morocco and Tunisia for talks on bilateral ties as well as

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Syrian director Mohammad Malas is currently producing a film about the late Egyptian composer Sayed Darwish.

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Syria has managed to clear the textile stocks piling up at state companies, Industry Minister Ahmed Hamu said in an interview published by the government newspaper Tishrin .  This indication comes as

April 8, 2001

03:00 GMT

Syrian and French official discussed on Saturday the establishment of a joint telecommunications company.

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Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Shara will pay an official visit to Russia “in the coming days.”

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Syrian President Bashar Assad will pay a three-day official visit to Spain on May 2nd.

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Commercial banks in Lebanon are gearing up to enter the Syrian market later this year or early in 2002 after the Parliament in Damascus approved a dra

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Syria's ruling Baath party on Saturday said there was a need for "a concentrated action" to lift the sanctions slapped on Iraq.

April 6, 2001

03:00 GMT

Efforts are underway to form a Christian front that would group MPs and ministers loyal to the political establishment and try to serve as a link betw

April 5, 2001

03:00 GMT

Leaving behind the illegal but rewarding cannabis and opium farming, farmers in the Bekaa valley started new lives under the sovereignty of the law, r

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Hizbollah’s secretary-general, Hassan Nasrallah, strongly defended the presence of Syrian troops on Wednesday, insisting that their stay is very essen

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Syrian President Bashar Assad accused "Israeli extremism" of being an obstacle to peace in the Middle East during a meeting Wednesday with Slovak Pres

April 4, 2001

03:00 GMT

Damascus witnessed on Tuesday meetings that focused on ways to support the Palestinian people in their six-month old Intifada.