November 7, 2001
The 12th Damascus International Film Festival which has changed its slogan to “Rejuvenated Cinema” was opened Saturday with a real openness to the world cinema.
The Jordanian Statistics Bureau recorded an 18.5 percent increase in Jordanian exports in the first nine months of 2001, hitting 963 million Jordanian Dinars ($1.4 billion), up from JD 812 million (on
The Saudi National Air Service (NAS), an executive charter service company, intends to invest another $1.3 billion in modernizing its fleet. Despite the September terror attacks in the US, NAS anticip
A bilateral agreement was signed Sunday by Saudi Transport Minister Muhammad Salloum and his Syrian counterpart, Makram Ubeid, on the regulating of overland Transportation between the two countries.
The recently re-branded National Bank of Ras Al-Khaimah, Rakbank, reported that its net profit for the first nine-months of 2001 dropped 7.6 percent as compared to the same period the previous year, a
The Syrian BMG firm is currently completing official procedures for the opening of Syria’s first Islamic Bank. The company extended a partnership proposals to Kuwaiti, Saudi and UAE firms, according t
November 6, 2001
The Dutch City of Amsterdam will witness a festival for the films based on the novels of the Noble Prize winning Egyptian novelist Nageeb Mahfouz.
November 5, 2001
The Israeli Knesset House Committee voted Monday to strip MK Azmi Bishara (Balad-National Democratic Alliance) of his parliamentary immunity to be tri
Heavily-armed police drafted into a small town in northern Nigeria have restored calm after Christian-Muslim clashes left 10 dead, police and official
Saudi Arabia, Syria and Jordan signed Sunday a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on a railway project linking the three countries.
Al Maadi club in Cairo will be the venue Thursday for Egypt’s Int’l Pioneers Tennis Tournament, an official world event.
Iraq and Syria will set up nine joint-venture companies, Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan said Sunday, November 4 at the Baghdad Trade Fair. "We are on the way to setting up nine joint companies," R
Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Ismail blasted as "erroneous" Sunday a recent decision by Washington to extend its economic sanctions on Sudan. "We believe the decision is unjustified and erroneous,
November 4, 2001
The progress of the United Arab Emirates was showcased at an exhibition held Saturday on the sidelines of a "Sister Cities" summit hosted by Turkey.
The 12th Damascus International Film Festival opened Saturday with a screening of a work that won the Cannes Film Festival's Golden Palm award, the Italian film The Son’s Room.