December 18, 2002
The National Commercial Bank and Deutsche Bank have announced the launch of its Islamic EquityBuilder CertificatesTM - a class of investment products for the Islamic investor.
Shariah Funds, a division of Meyer Capital Partners is planning the formal launch of its first Shariah compliant Hedge Fund product in the first quarter of 2003.
December 17, 2002
Turkey plans to dispatch tens of thousands of soldiers into northern Iraq if the U.S attacks through the north, senior intelligence and military sourc
The Syrian Parliament ended Monday its seventh legislative term, hailing the policy of economic reform the country has been witnessing. During the s
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, currently visiting Britain, held in London Monday discussions with members of the Foreign Committee in the British P
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received at his residence in London, members of the Syrian Association in Britain, who represent the Syrian
Damascus Radio on Monday stressed the importance of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's current visit to Britain in such critical regional and internat
A two-bus collision killed 15 people Monday on a road between the southern Syrian towns of Deraa and Basra. The crash left six people injured, four o
Jordan's Prince Hassan bin Talal, uncle of King Abdullah II, underwent an operation in the capital of Amman on Monday to unblock an artery and his con
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said on Monday he was "optimistic" that a US-led war on Baghdad could be avoided, following talks with British Prime
The head of an Islamist group linked to Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaeda network and operating in Iraqi Kuridstan has been killed in the course of fighting
The Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company has signed an agreement with a Jordanian-US-British-Canadian consortium led by Atlas Investment Group to conduct a feasibility study on JPRC's fourth expansion.
The Governing Council of the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) has approved awards of $181.6 million for compensation for losses suffered during the Iraqi attack and occupation of Kuwait i
December 16, 2002
President Bashar Assad of Syria has told British Prime Tony Blair there are no terrorists in Syria - only "press officers".
Turkey has deployed troops and engineers near its border with Iraq to prepare for any U.S.-led war on Baghdad, a senior military official said Monday.