July 17, 2002
Suez Canal revenues dropped by $69 million dollars during fiscal year 2001/2002 from $1.95 billion in the previous year to $1.87 billion, stated the Egyptian Suez Canal Administration. The Egyptian fi
July 15, 2002
Syria’s Vice President Mohammed Zuhair Masharqa received on Sunday, Chairman of the Iranian Judicial Authority Ayatollah Sayed Mahmoud Hashimi Shahrou
Damascus Radio reported on Sunday that ever since the Madrid conference, the Arabs have stressed their commitment to just and comprehensive peace, bas
Alvaro de Soto, United Nations Secretary General's special adviser on Cyprus, was to return to the island Sunday for Tuesday's joint meeting with the
The Syrian Arab Republic has completed the requirements needed to join the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, a member of the World Bank Group, making it the agency's 156th member.
The National Bank of Kuwait reported a net profit of 56.6 million Kuwaiti dinars ($188 million) for the first half of 2002. The bank enjoys the highest financial strength rating among all Arab banks f
July 14, 2002
Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad received on Sunday the new ambassadors of Sweden, Malaysia, Jordan, Ukraine and Tunisia in his country, according to
Palestinian Authority leader Yasser Arafat announced on Sunday the appointment of a new Palestinian Authority special advisor, Israel Radio reported.
An Israeli man living in Toronto was stabbed to death Sunday morning in what his family described as an attack by neo-Nazis, Israel Radio reported.
North Korea's number two, Kim Yong-Nam, arrived in Libya on Saturday to begin an official visit "to strengthen relations between the countries."
The North African Kingdom of Morocco burst into cheerful celebrations on Friday to mark the marriage of King Mohammed VI to Salma Bennania, a 24-year-
<I>al Irada</I> (the will) is the title of a new Syrian TV series that deals with the problems of the young generation and their relations with their parents.
The Lebanese prominent singer Wadie al Safi will perform two concerts as part of the artistic program which held yearly within the framework of the International Damascus Exhibition.
The prominent Lebanese singer and musician Marcel Khalifa will kick off Jordan’s Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts 2002 to be held between July 24 - August 10.
Storage product provider BenQ announced the Middle East launch of its latest optical storage product – CRW4816P CD-rewriter – and expects continued growth across all of its optical storage products.