Syria

May 23, 2001

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Syria and Russia signed on Friday, may 18, an agreement covering comprehensive bilateral cooperation. After an eight-year long suspension period, the Syrian-Russian joint Committee has also recently m

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The Syrian government is planning to cancel or at least modify its economic sanctions law in the near future, as it failed to put an end to fraudulent activities.

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Several Syrian ministerial commissions are preparing for an upcoming meeting of the Syrian-Iraqi Joint Committee in Baghdad, marking the first high-ranking Syrian visit to the country in over 20 years

May 22, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad on Tuesday held separate meetings in Damascus with Lebanon's prime minister, and anti-Syrian Lebanese MP Walid Jumbla

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Syrian Prime Minister Mustafa Miro’s spokesmen have denied an Agence France Presse report that the premier will visit Baghdad.

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The Syrian ministry of tourism has accepted an application by the Saudi Bin Laden Group to build the Avamya tourism resort in Latakia.

May 21, 2001

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The Syrian-Sudanese Higher Committee will meet on May 29 to discuss bilateral cooperation in various spheres.

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Syria and the United Arab Emirates have signed an agreement to create a joint Syrian-UAE investment company similar to one set up by Syria and Saudi A

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In association with the Damascus Municipality, the Syrian Ministry of Tourism is organizing the eighth International Flowers Fair, May 15-25.

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The output of the Syrian cotton industry is reportedly on the decline. In 1999-2000, only 930,000 tons of cotton were produced, reflecting a significant drop compared with the 1.47 million tons produc

May 20, 2001

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Official sources estimate the annual edible oils and fats consumption in Syria at a total of 227,000 tons, of which 67,000 tons of vegetarian oils and 14,000 tons are animal fats.

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Official sources estimate the annual edible oils and fats consumption in Syria at a total of 227,000 tons, of which 67,000 tons of vegetarian oils and 14,000 tons are animal fats.

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the governments of Syria and France have agreed to prepare an initial feasibility study for the construction of a Damascus underground railway.

May 19, 2001

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement on Saturday vowed to retaliate against Israel after its soldiers shot and wounded two Lebanese youths throwing stones

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Syria and Russian signed on Friday an agreement covering comprehensive bilateral cooperation.