June 18, 2001
Iraq is to open a free trade zone near the Syrian border under the terms of an accord with Damascus launched in April, the Iraqi customs chief said Sunday, June 17. Hamid Shaker Mahmoud, quoted in Al
Five Arab countries are listed among the top debtors of the Czech Republic, whose government is attempting to recover monies owned ever since the collapse of the Iron Curtain in the early 1990s.
June 17, 2001
Syria is reportedly planning to pull all its troops out of Beirut within the next 48 hours.
Renowned Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat has claimed the government is trying to ban the coming issue of his satirical weekly, Al Domari, after it receiv
The head of Israel’s police investigations branch, Moshe Mizrahi, said Saturday that Arab-Israeli MK Azmi Bishara would be questioned at the first ava
June 16, 2001
The Turkish-Syrian Business Council will hold its first meeting on June 19 in Istanbul.
Around 100 Syrian soldiers and 15 tanks that had been stationed in Lebanon crossed the border into Syria before dawn Saturday.
June 15, 2001
Saudi Arabia denied on Friday Kuwaiti news reports that Syria had reservations about a Saudi proposal to pump its oil via a particular pipeline, with
June 14, 2001
Syrian troops based in Beirut and surrounding, mainly Christian-populated areas, began pulling out overnight, heading eastward in a redeployment deman
Farmers in the southeastern areas of Anatolia has welcomed the decision of the Turkish government to clean the vast areas of the borders with Syria fr
Arab-Israeli MK Azmi Bishara postponed his return to Israel on Thursday in order to hold talks with Syrian President Bashar Al Assad on Saturday.
Syrian troops based in Beirut and nearby areas are to "redeploy" in the next few days, the Lebanese army said.
Hani Al Romani is an outstanding Syrian actor who has been playing theatre and television roles for 40 years. He started his career as an actor at the beginning of the 1950s
June 13, 2001
Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said on Tuesday that Syria provided vital assistance to Lebanon, and defended its neighbor's controversial military pr
Israel’s Attorney General Elyakim Rubinstein decided Tuesday evening to launch a criminal investigation into Arab Israeli MK Azmi Bishara's visit to S