Syria

August 16, 2001

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A Syrian military delegation arrived in Moscow earlier this week to discuss the possibility of purchasing a Russian missile air-defense system known a

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will visit Syria Thursday to meet with President Bashar Assad, in a bid to regain stature he lost in a turf war w

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The Syrian Tourism Ministry recently reported that one million tourists had visited Syria during the first five months of 2001. Of these, 756,063 were of Arab origin while 339,890 came from non-Arab n

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Syria and Russia recently agreed to establish a joint company to repair electricity converters. In its initial stage of operation, the new firm will repair faulty converters with a 50-600 kilovolts ca

August 15, 2001

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will make a visit to Syria Thursday as he tries to recover stature after losing a turf war to Lebanon's President

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A day after Syria and Iraq signed 10 cooperation agreements in a landmark development in their bilateral relations, Kuwaiti officials were in Damascus

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Syrian singer Diana has released her first album in Amman, including six songs originating in the country’s mountainous areas, the Gulf and the Muwashah genre,

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A series of bilateral transportation agreements were recently signed between Lebanon and Syria, Including a commercial shipment contract between the Lebanese MEA Company and the Syrian Arab Airways Co

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Recent reports reveal that some 72,000 tons worth of Egyptian rice, valued at $20 million, were exported to Turkey in 1999.

August 14, 2001

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Jordanian Minister of Tourism Taleb Rifai on Tuesday handed over to the Syrian ambassador to Jordan a stone head confiscated at the Jordanian-Syrian b

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Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan and Syrian Prime Minister Mustafa Miro on Monday signed ten cooperation agreements, officially healing a two-

August 13, 2001

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The Lebanese Army said on Sunday that Toufiq Hindi, one of the leading anti-Syrian Christian activists arrested this past week, had confessed to estab

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An estimated $3 billion in losses have been incurred by Syrian citizens as a result of the collapse of the Turkish lira.

August 12, 2001

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein met Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Mustapha Miro on Saturday, in the first such meeting since ties were broken off in 1

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The Syrian ballet troupe Inana will stage its magnificent show Hawajes Al Sham 880 in Tunisia next Friday as part of the Tunisian Hammamat Festival, before heading to Sousah to stage the event at the