December 9, 2001
Australian star Cate Blanchett, who was nominated for an Oscar for her role as an English queen in the 1998 picture Elizabeth, and screenwriter husband Andrew Upton have welcomed their first child.
Syrian director Haitham Haqqi is gearing up for his new drama Aqbiyat Al Mawt (death tunnels) which is one of the few Syrian series which tackle the Syrian modern history.
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad signed into effect a law Saturday, December 8 creating an agency to battle the country's severe unemployment, which touches an estimated 20 percent of Syria's job-age
Iraq has placed orders for $1.8 billion worth of oil-related equipment over the past five years, two-thirds of which have been delivered, the UN humanitarian coordinator for Iraq said Saturday, Deecem
Syrian Arab Airlines will buy new planes next year as aircraft prices have dropped following the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States, the director of the company said. However, Adnan S
December 8, 2001
The Dutch Storioni Trio, Bart van der Roer (piano), Wouter Vossen (violin) and Marc Vossen (cello), will perform a recital on Saturday in Al Assad Library, Damascus.
Egyptian director Radwan Al Kashef has agreed with the writer Mohammed Al Bisati to transfer his novel Layali Ukhra (Other Nights) into a film costarring Sharihan.
December 7, 2001
A recently published report by the Arab Insurance Companies Association shows that 383 insurance and reinsurance firms are presently operating in the Arab World. The report estimates at six billion do
December 6, 2001
The number of passengers carried by Syria’s national carrier, Syrian Arab Airlines (SAA), grew to 297,653 in the first nine months of 2001, up from 234,103 passengers in the corresponding period the p
December 5, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad Tuesday became a father for the first time after less one year of his marriage.
French President Jacques Chirac on Wednesday condemned what he described as an "absurd cycle of violence" in the Middle East and criticised the Israel
December 4, 2001
The three Syrian TV series Nihayet Rajol Shujaa (End of Brave Man), Ayyam Shamiya (Damascene Days) and Khan Al Hareer have constituted a turn in the history of the Syrian drama.
The sets and costumes of the handsome olive-skinned actors might have seemed familiar to the Bard, but he would not have recognized one word of their lines as coming from his Merchant of Venice.
December 3, 2001
The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has announced a special three-day Eid getaway package targeting the Gulf Cooperation Cou
Syrian actor Yaser Al A’azma's comedy program Hakaya Al Maraya (Tales of Mirrors) has taken on a sharper tone this year, spearing corruption everywhere it is found.