October 14, 2001
Syrian Minister of Culture Maha Qannout has chosen Egyptian artist Nabila Ebeid and Syrian actress Raghda to be jury members for the 12th Damascus International Film Festival.
An Arab League body reinstated Thursday October 11 an indirect boycott of Israel by blacklisting more than 10 foreign companies that deal with the Jewish state. The Office for the Boycott of Israel (O
Turkey said on Thursday October 11 that its growth target next year would be around four percent, a one-percent cut from the government's prior estimation. "It is estimated that economic growth will b
Syria became a member on Saturday October 13 of the World Bank's Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the official SANA news agency reported. President Bashar Al-Assad signed into effect
October 11, 2001
Cyprus Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Nicos Rolandis stated in Nicosia Wednesday discussions are underway with Egypt and Syria concerning the
Fifteen more Afghans were killed late last night and early Thursday as the US and British bombing of Afghanistan rolled into its fifth day, amid repor
US Secretary of State Colin Powell praised statements from the Arab League and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) on Wednesday as he wel
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Al Shara says his government is not concerned with American threats to strike states that harbor terrorists.
The Egyptian film Asrar Al Banat (Girls Secrets) directed by Magdi Ali Ahmed won the golden award for the best film at Beirut fourth Film Festival for Arab and Middle Eastern Film Contest.
Cyprus expects to complete discussions with Syria and Egypt on probing natural gas reserves and exploiting lucrative oil deposits off the East Mediterranean island by the end of the year, said Commerc
October 10, 2001
The Kuwaiti ambassador to Egypt, Ahmad Khalid Al Kulaib, on Tuesday praised the two nations' strong bilateral relations, calling them an example for o
Jordan and Syria have signed a free trade agreement aimed at increasing annual two-way trade by more than $100 million in the years to come, officials said Monday October 8. Jordanian Trade Minist
The Kuwait Stock Market plunged 1.46 percent Monday October 8, closing below the 1,600-point psychological barrier in the first day of trading after the US-led strikes on Afghanistan. The KSE inde
The executive office for the Arab boycott of Israel met Monday October 8 for the first time since 1993 to reactivate an embargo in response to the Jewish state's attacks on the Palestinians.
October 9, 2001
Syria on Tuesday celebrated its election to the UN Security Council as a double triumph: a diplomatic coup over Israel and an exoneration of charges a