Syria

September 20, 2001

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Over 36,000 hectares of woodlands are currently growing in Syria’s Haska district. On average, approximately 3,000 hectares are reclaimed and planted with trees in this district yearly.

September 19, 2001

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Amnesty International called Wednesday for an "immediate and unconditional" release of a new batch of political prisoners rounded up in Syria, includi

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A Syrian government paper on Wednesday cast doubts over the involvement of Bin Laden in the September 11 attacks in the US, saying Israel's secret ser

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiw Hariri ended his second visit to Damascus in a week after meeting with Syrian Vice-President Abdel-Halim Khaddam and Syr

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his Egyptian counterpart, Hosni Mubarak, agreed Tuesday on the need to cooperate with the international community

September 18, 2001

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With the US preparing a campaign against global terrorism and facing pressure for its support of militant anti-Israeli groups, Syria may be prepared t

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A new date for Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's visit to Syria will be set soon, after Israel last week reportedly prevented his departure follow

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad starts on Tuesday a one-day official visit to Saudi Arabia that had not been announced before.

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The volume of trade between Syria and Iraq is expected to increase to $1.5 billion by December 2001, said Iraqi Economy Minister Mohammed Mehdi Saleh

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Syria, Egypt and Russia will establish a joint venture to promote Russian industrial products in Middle Eastern markets, according to Russia’s Voronezh Mechanical Plant head.

September 17, 2001

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A Syrian government newspaper, the Syria Times, on Monday argued that any "world strategy" to fight terrorism should draw a clear line separating "ter

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Syrian stars Suzan Najm Eddin and Abbas Al Nuri are currently shooting the new TV series Furset Omor (A Life Chance), which criticizes society in a comic style

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The Damascus International Film Festival has decided to give all nations the opportunity to participate in the event’s official contest, and change the festival slogan to Rejuvenated Cinema.

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An organization of Arab trade unions on Sunday, September 16, called the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) trade liberalization policies a "danger" to workers, ahead of the global body's meeting in Qat

September 16, 2001

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US State Secretary Powell said Sunday he saw an opening for improved ties with Iran and Syria after the two countries condemned the strikes on the US