October 29, 2001
The 10th Arab Music Festival will open with a bang on November 1 at the Cairo Opera House, and will continue for 10 days, with the participation of 26 stellar Arab singers.
As a scorching wind blew dust against her mud-brick farmhouse, Mahnaz Bravi saw no end to her suffering. "Drought is like death. Now I have a field which gives me nothing at all," lamented Bravi, rais
October 28, 2001
Moroccan actress Fatma Kheir will participate in the jury of the 12th Damascus Film Festival, which will be held November 3-10.
Saudi Arabia and two other gulf states have declared they are prepared to slash output to rescue battered prices at their next meeting in Vienna on November 13. Oil prices have fallen 25 percent since
October 26, 2001
The Kadhafi Foundation headed by a son of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi said on Wednesday, October 24 that it has sent a shipment of humanitarian goods and a donation of $100,000 for Afghan refugees i
October 25, 2001
Afghan refugees reaching the border with Pakistan are recounting horrific experiences as they flee the mounting conflict between US warplanes and the
The sixth week of Egypt’s soccer league championship will start Thursday with Trasana facing off Alexandria’s Ittihad. Friday will witness four matche
Egyptian star Nelly is gearing up for the new TV series called Kaf Al Arousa (Bride’s Palm) based on a pop song for children called Sousah Kaf Arousah.
Revenues from the Syrian series Al Bahth A’n Salahiddin Al Ayyubi (Search for Saladin) will be allocated to the families of the nearly 700 Palestinians killed in the latest uprising against 34 years o
Syria and Egypt and have recently decided to embark on their plans for transporting gas to Lebanon via Syria. The project was first initiated in January when a $1 billion deal was signed to build two
The Syrian cabinet recently approved a contract signed by the Austrian Fimpex Company to re-open a paper-manufacturing factory in Deir Al-Zour.
October 24, 2001
Kuwait's main Islamic charities have started closing down illegal donation booths across the country, apparently responding to a government clampdown
Zamalek’s striker Abdul-Latif Domani refused to join Lebanon’s Nijma as agreed between his club and the latter, due to disagreement over the secondmen
Syrian director Najdat Ismael Anzur is preparing to direct the operetta Unshudat Al Arab (Arab Canticle), composed by Saudi singer Mohammed Abdo.
The Syrian Telecommunication Establishment (STE) will expand the country’s Internet network next year, from its present 15,000 subscriber capacity to 200,000 subscribers. STE Director General said tha