April 22, 2001
An aide to Israeli Arab MK, Azmi Bishara said Sunday that his current visit to Damascus is to help prepare for a scheduled trip by Palestinian Preside
Syria and the European Union (EU) will pick up again on negotiations over an association accord Monday, April 23, against a backdrop of misunderstandings of both a political and economic nature. On t
April 21, 2001
The Arab League opened a special meeting Saturday in the wake of an Israeli raid on a Syrian military position in Lebanon, with efforts to secure inte
“The Light of Eyes” is a new theatrical performance directed by Ajaj Salim. The play is based on a novel written by the Turkish writer Khaldoun Ta’er,
April 20, 2001
Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said Thursday Israel should know “clearly and once and for all” that it would not achieve security by using force and
Israel’s raid on a Syrian radar station served not only to highlight the increasingly controversial presence of 35,000 Syrian troops in Lebanon, but it came at a time when the long dormant Syrian econ
April 19, 2001
Egypt and Syria discussed Wednesday ways of enhancing bilateral cooperation in the health care sector.
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat’s first visit to Damascus, set for this month, has been put on hold, according to the Israeli Haaretz newspaper.
April 18, 2001
Two months after the Syrian government clamped down on political forums and democratic campaigns, authorities in Damascus are seemingly regretting the
An emergency meeting of the Arab League ministerial council will be held Saturday, following a request by Lebanon and Syria, to discuss the recent Isr
April 17, 2001
Syria has promised revenge against Israel for its air raid on a Syrian military position in Lebanon, killing at least one soldier and injuring four ot
For the first time since 1963, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad authorized the creation of private banks in the country, in addition to banking secrecy, reported the official <I>SANA</I> news agency o
April 16, 2001
The United States on Monday condemned what it called a "dangerous escalation" in Middle East violence and blamed Hizbollah for provoking Israeli air s
April 15, 2001
Musical life in Syria, especially in Aleppo, was founded on the deep-rooted art known as al-Mouwashahat, that reached its climax at the hands of the artists in the city.
April 14, 2001
Tension between supporters and opponents of the Syrian military presence in Lebanon eased a notch on Friday, the 26th anniversary of the start of the