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.
November 3, 2001
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Saturday he would raise the possibility of halting air strikes in Afghanistan during the Muslim holy month o
Syrian director Fahed Miri is currently shooting the new TV drama Qabl Al Ghuroub (Before Sunset), which “emphasizes the human right to dream and hope.”
November 2, 2001
An official Syrian newspaper cheered President Bashar AL Assad Friday for braving international anger and criticizing Israel in the presence of Britis
Israeli forces carried out an incursion into Palestinian-controlled territory in the Gaza Strip Friday, pushing some 500 meters into the village of Be
United Foodstuffs and Catering (UFC), a Beirut-based distributor of Mazola olive oil, is planning to open a new olive oil factory in Syria, 40 kilometers from Aleppo, by the end of 2002.
The Kuwait-based Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) signed an agreement in Doha on Wednesday, October 24, under which it had acquired control over 10 percent of the $700-million Ras Laffan Power Projec
November 1, 2001
Japan aims to strengthen its ties with Iran to promote counter-terrorism activities during Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi's visit this week.
The Lebanese films participating in the 5th Ismailia Film Festival have revealed how alienated Lebanese directors are from their city, Beirut, because of the wars it has witnessed.
Syrian director Mustafa Al Aqad has confirmed that British actor Sean Connery long ago agreed to play Salahiddin Al Ayyoubi in his upcoming film.
October 31, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad reiterated his country’s support for international efforts to eradicate "terrorism," but differed with Tony Blair on
British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Damascus late Tuesday on the first official visit by a British premier to Syria. Blair is on the first le
Israeli tanks and bulldozers pushed into the Palestinian-ruled town of Arrabeh in the north of the West Bank at dawn Wednesday, sparking a gunfight th
October 30, 2001
A Lebanese daily has reported that the pressure being exerted on Hizbollah in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the US has led to cra