News

29-10-2001
The Iraqi Transport and Communications Ministry is getting ready to open a liaison office in the Syrian port of Tartus, reported Al Sharq al Awsat.
29-10-2001
Syria on Monday said it would apply for World Trade Organisation membership, but acknowledged it needed a comprehensive economic policy review, reported Zawya.
29-10-2001

Syria and its close ally Lebanon are to end their boycott of a 27-nation European Union Mediterranean conference next week despite Israel's presence at a ministerial meeting in Brussels, reported Zawya.

22-10-2001
Syrian Tourism Minister Qassim Muqdad said on Wednesday he expected more wealthy Arabs to holiday in leading Arab tourist destinations next year following the September 11 attacks on the U.S, reported Al Quds.
22-10-2001
Armenia and Syria have to deepen their economic cooperation, declared the Syrian Minister for Construction, Mohammad Mikhad Mushantat, in a meeting in Yerevan with the Armenian Minister for Coordination of Industrial Infrastructures David Zadoyan, repo...
22-10-2001
A new joint Syrian-Lebanese airline carrier is to be set up, reported Al Hayat. The CEO of Syrian Arab Airlines (Syrianair), Mr Adnan Shouja' declared that this new company will be held jointly by the two state companies as well as private investors.
22-10-2001
President of the Royal Dutch /Shell Oil Group, Yuron Van Der Vir recently met with top-level officials in Damascus to discuss the possibility of future oil excavation projects in Syria reported Al Bawaba.