May 27, 2002
Syrian-Iraqi trade reached almost two billion dollars over the course of 2001. In 1997 bilateral trade between the two states reached only $50 million, reported Xinhua. In a bid to continue trade dev
Moroccan ready-made garments and textile exports to the European Union (EU) decreased by 9.3 percent in the first quarter of 2002. Sales dropped from $400 million to $363 million in the first three mo
Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ubeid announced that the downgrade rating action recently issued to the Egyptian economy by international agency Standard and Poor’s is based on miscalculations. Ubeid add
The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing's new office in Zurich, Switzerland, was officially inaugurated on May 24, 2002. The new office is the DTCM's 15th office in the worldwide networ
May 26, 2002
Syrian Foreign Minister, Farouk Al –Sharaa, said that Arabs hold Israel and the United States, which supports Israel, responsible for any escalation i
Lebanon's security services should be "very vigilant" after a wave of violence in the country, Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq al-Shara said in comments
A Yemeni anti-pollution team has contained a three-ton oil spill from the refinery in the southern port city of Aden, the official SABA news agency re
Naguib Sorour’s masterpiece Yasin and Bahiya is produced at al Hanager Theater in Cairo, directed by Syrian Rola Fattal. The production stars Muhsina Tewfik and Nourhan.
The financial activities of Egypt’s Mohandes Bank during the financial year 2001 resulted in balanced expenditures against revenue. FY01, which ended December 31, 2001, has witnessed the bank’s net in
Jebel Ali-based Aggreko International Power Projects is now providing 200 megawatts of power across eight locations around the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, following the signing of new contracts with
May 23, 2002
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Al-Sharaa met earlier this week with Speaker of the Finnish parliament and members of the foreign relations committee a
A violent fire broke out at the Israeli Embassy in the capital city of Paris early Thursday morning, destroying the building.
Syria’s vice-president, Abdelhalim Khaddam, said earlier this week his country “will not tolerate any position hostile to Morocco’s territorial integr
The Arab satellite channels will soon begin airing the immense epic operetta Ehna al Salam (We Are the Peace) written by the poet Nihad Darwish and composed by Hadi al Salaq.
International rating agency Standard & Poor's announced that it had lowered Egypt’s long-term foreign currency issuer credit and senior unsecured debt ratings from "BBB-" to "BB+". Other double-B rate