Syria

June 13, 2001

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Israel’s Attorney General Elyakim Rubinstein decided Tuesday evening to launch a criminal investigation into Arab Israeli MK Azmi Bishara's visit to S

June 12, 2001

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The Director General of the Syrian Phosphate and Mines Company, Farham Muhsen, recently revealed that new phosphate sources have been uncovered in the mines of Sharqiya, Syria.

June 11, 2001

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Israeli security forces apprehended overnight a Syrian citizen who crossed the border into Israel, reported Radio Israel.

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In another sign of warming ties between Cairo and Damascus, Syria’s recent Egyptian Film Week kicked off a film aptly entitled The Lovers.

June 10, 2001

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Director General of the Syrian Railways Public Authority and the Director General of the Iraqi Railways Public Authority recently signed a joint cooperation accord.

June 9, 2001

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Syrian singer Huwayda made a strong comeback into the musical limelight last week with her second album, Dallelni, which is characterized by a highly romantic mood,

June 7, 2001

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A free trade agreement (FTA) between Jordan and Syria that will lift all tariffs is expected to be signed in August, Jordanian officials announced on

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Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Abdullah warned on Wednesday during his visit to Syria that Israel would pay for any Arab blood it had spilled.

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According to official Syrian statistics , local wheat yield potential is estimated to reach 4.8 million tons this agricultural season, having recovered from 1999's worst drought for decades.

June 6, 2001

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Russia has approved the sale of three advanced high-altitude reconnaissance combat jets to Syria.

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdelaziz arrived in Syria on Tuesday on the first leg of a four-nation tour focused on the Israeli-Palestinian confli

June 5, 2001

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Czech Foreign Minister Jan Kavan held talks Monday with Syrian officials on bolstering bilateral ties in various fields.

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz embarks Tuesday on a four-nation tour that will take him to Syria, Germany, Sweden and Morocco.

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Syrian Vice President Abdel-Halim Khaddam said Monday that no-one in Lebanon sought to make the country a source of trouble for Syria.

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A massive one-billion-ton phosphate reserve has been discovered in Syria’s eastern districts.