Syria

November 10, 2001

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The Norwegian film Aberdeen by director Hans Peter won the Golden Award of the 12th Damascus International Film Festival at the closing ceremony held on Friday evening.

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The Norwegian film Aberdeen by director Hans Peter won the golden award of the 12th Damascus International Film Festival at the closing ceremony held on Friday evening.

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The cinema week festival in Damascus has represented a golden opportunity for exposure of international films, one denied for several years.

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The Syrian film Qamaran Wa Zaitouna by Abdel Latif Abdel Hamid, won the Silver Award of the 12th Damascus International Film Festival at the closing ceremony held on Friday.

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Through his new short film Al Haraka Al Khamisa, Syrian director Basel Al Khatib raises the question: "Why have ordinary Arabs become indifferent about the Palestinian Intifada?"

November 7, 2001

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In potentially precedent-setting votes Wednesday, the Knesset stripped Arab MK Azmi Bishara (Balad) of his parliamentary immunity, making him eligible

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Saudi Arabia and Iran are emphasizing the need to expand their cooperation in the media sector.

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Disinfection teams were called in Wednesday to the Lithuanian parliament after a suspicious letter was received just one room away from where Britain'

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Officials disclosed from the Syrian capital Damascus that a cabinet reshuffle is getting closer to be announced, expecting the heavy storm of the chan

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The Egyptian film Al Saher (Magician), directed by Radwan Al Kashef, depicts the worlds of simple people and their suffering from misery and deprivation.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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