October 8, 2001
An Egyptian prisoner lost his life behind the bars in the city of Banha because he refused to give away a cup of tea two of his colleagues had wanted.
Saudi Prince Nawaf bin Abdelaziz, chief of the general intelligence, arrived in Rabat on Sunday evening.
An Indonesian boat carrying 187 asylum seekers intercepted by the Australian navy about 1,500 kilometers off western Australia was taken into tow afte
Egyptian soccer star Mohammad Amara, a pro in Germany, has announced that he will return to his former team, Al Ahli, in May.
India's armed forces were on high alert Monday and additional security was deployed at US facilities following the US-led military strikes in Afghanis
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is due in Jordan later Monday for talks with King Abdullah II on regional and international developments.
Syrian artist Bassam Kusa has wrapped up the direction of his short film Dawalik, his third work since the film Flash, in which he played the starring role.
The Egyptian government has announced it intends to build three international highways in the framework of a new highways network construction projectm, reported Al-Hayat . The government will comm
Britain's Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD) has restored medium-term insurance cover for Syria; the British embassy said Thursday October 4 in a press release. "British companies doing serio
Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Mustafa Miro arrived in Amman Sunday and immediately met with Jordan's King Abdullah II, a palace source stated on Sunday October 7. The talks centered on the recent int
The Arab League's Central Office for the Boycott of Israel (OBI) postponed to Monday its meeting initially slated for Sunday, the Damascus-based organization announced on Sunday, October 7. The OBI o
The Syrian ministry of economy and foreign commerce issued last week a set of regulations, specifying the registration and licensing procedures for private and joint-ownership banks in the country, ba
October 7, 2001
The much-delayed operation to raise the sunken Russian nuclear submarine Kursk was ready to begin late Sunday after the Dutch firm in charge said the
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will receive Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Al Hariri on Monday for discussions on the latest international developmen
Syria's Fouad Naim Takla Company said it had won a $42 million contract to build the 300-room Damascus Four Seasons hotel on Saturday, October 6, which will become the country's largest. The company'