January 2, 2002
The Syrian Higher Investment Council has recently issued permits for 31 new industrial and agricultural enterprises to commence operation, with a total investment worth 5.4 billion Syrian Pounds ($110
Algeria and Egypt recently signed an agreement for cooperation in the oil and natural gas sector. The initial stages will take the form of information exchange on hydrocarbon, with the possibility of
January 1, 2002
Syria takes a seat on the United Nations Security Council as of today, January 1, 2002. Syria won a nonpermanent, two-year seat on the United Nations
Iran has become involved in trying to assure the protection and repatriation of non-Afghan Taliban and al-Qaeda prisoners.
December 31, 2001
Reports in recent days indicate that an intense effort is being made to renew the Israel-Syria peace process. The efforts nearly lead to a meeting bet
Egyptian actress Hanan Tork is gearing up for taking the starring role in one of the last plays written by the late Syrian writer Saadullah Wannous entitled Bilad Adyaq Min Al Hobb.
The Bahraini Ambassador to Syria, Waheed Mubarak, stated that the value of exchanges between Syria and Bahrain grew from 4.8 million Bahraini Dinars ($12.7 million) in 1999 to five million Bahraini Di
In an attempt to fight poverty and unemployment, the Jordanian government will launch a $21 million Jordanian Dinar ($30 million) professional training program in 2002, reported Al-Ittihad. The progra
December 30, 2001
Syrian director Ayman Dili shot his new TV film Al Mutahawwel (The Transferred) which is based on Franz Kafka's novel The Metamorphosis.
December 27, 2001
According to the official Syrian Al-Hayat newspaper, Prime Minister Mustapha Miro asserted that Syria is prepared if the oil price per barrel maintains its current downward trend. Petroleum oil expo
More than 60 companies and associations representing the private and public sectors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are participating in an employment exhibition opening December 24 at the Dubai Wor
December 26, 2001
Taliban leader says Osama bin Ladin died a peaceful, natural death in mid-December in the vicinity of Tora Bora mountains, states he attended the fune
In the age of globalization, Syrian director Munir Jbawi thought proper to use the digital language in his short cartoon film Digital as a symbol for man’s attempts to rise up.
Syria’s tourism sector is expected to experience a 40 percent drop in hotel occupancy as well as a 35 percent drop in revenue from Syrian Arab Airline ticket fares, following the September 11 attacks
The Dubai-based Cupola Group will open another Spinney’s supermarket store in the Achrafieh region of Beirut. Cupola previously announced plans to invest $20 million into a number of new supermarkets