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2009-01-13 07:00:00

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies, a global anti-virus and Internet security software provider with over 80 million users in 167 countries, today announced the acquisition of Sana Security, a leading developer in identity theft prevention software.

2008-10-14 06:00:13

Text of report by state-run Syrian news agency SANA website ["President Al-Asad issues decree establishing diplomatic relations between Syria and Lebanon" - SANA headline] Damascus, 14 October: President Bashar al-Asad today issued Decree No 358 for the year 2008 establishing diplomatic relations between Syria and Lebanon.

2008-09-11 09:00:41

Text of report by state-run Syrian news agency SANA website on 5 September [Report, citing statement to Damascus Al-Ba'th newspaper by Umar al-Hamad, director-general of the Syrian Oil Company [SOC], on SOC's production of oil, natural gas, and electric power, datelined Damascsus; SANA headline: "68.8m barrels of oil were produced in first half of 2008."] Damascus -Syria's production of oil in the first half of 2008 totalled 68,822,900 barrels of oil, of which 32,171,133 barrels were light...

2008-09-06 09:00:15

Text of report by state-run Syrian news agency SANA website ["Signing of Seven Agreements and Protocols for Cooperation Between Syria and France" - SANA headline] Damascus (SANA) - Syria and France yesterday evening signed seven agreements, memorandums of understanding, and protocols for cooperation in the fields of oil, gas, electricity, and railways.

2006-04-03 10:51:35

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrian writer Mohammad al-Maghout, whose poems and plays fiercely criticized Arab regimes, died on Monday aged 72, the official news agency SANA said. "Syria and the Arab world lost a giant today," the agency said, adding that Maghout had died after a long illness.

2006-02-11 13:30:58

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appointed new interior and foreign ministers on Saturday, filling a major vacuum in his government as the country faces pressure over its role in Lebanon.

2005-10-30 05:50:50

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Walid al-Mualem was touring the Gulf on Sunday to drum up Arab support on the eve of a United Nations meeting to discuss possible sanctions against Damascus.

2005-09-03 07:40:49

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrian security forces have killed five militants in a clash in central Syria with an Islamist group plotting "terrorist" attacks, the official SANA news agency said on Saturday.


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