September 3, 2001
Jordan and Syria are expected to clinch a free trade agreement by the end of September, a Jordan trade and industry official said Sunday. Bilateral ties, which have traditionally been strained, have i
September 2, 2001
A Syrian couple and one of their children were shot dead in Lebanon early Sunday, official sources told AFP, adding that another son had been arrested
Two Syrian workers were shot dead early Sunday in the Shtoora region of the Bekaa Plain.
Syrian authorities on Saturday arrested Riyadh Turk, the secretary general of the Communist Party, and a key opposition figure.
Syrian President Bashar Al Asad received Adel Imam at the People’s Palace in Damascus on Saturday, giving a warm welcome to the Egyptian actor.
Syrian sources revealed that Kuwait will pay for a feasibility study on the two billion dollar pipeline project aiming to supply much needed water to Damascus from the Syrian coast.
Iraq has agreed with Syria and Jordan to increase annual imports from both nations, Commerce Minister Mohammed Mehdi Saleh said on Saturday, September 1. "We have agreed with Syria and Jordan to incre
September 1, 2001
Egyptian customs officers have seized 85,200 Viagra-like anti-impotence pills at Cairo airport smuggled in from Syria.
August 31, 2001
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will visit Yemen next month for talks with his counterpart, Ali Abdullah Saleh, on the conflict in the Palestinian te
President Emile Lahoud of Lebanon has tried to calm down his opponents over a conteroversial crackdown on Christian opposition.
August 29, 2001
Yawmiyyat Majnoun (The Dailies of a Madman) is the title of a Syrian play scheduled to appear in the 13th Egyptian Festival for Empirical Theatre due to start on September 1
August 28, 2001
Kuwait and Syria have agreed on a four-year timetable for the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development to grant the Syrian government loans totaling
Jordanian newspapers are now in circulation in Syria, but will have to be cleared by censors.
According to Syria’s ministry of tourism, nearly 1.5 million tourists visited Syria during the first six months of the year 2001. This figure translates into a 13.6 percent rise compared with the corr
August 27, 2001
A Kuwaiti investment company plans to construct a $60 million tourism complex in northern Syria.