March 26, 2002
Egypt’s National Bank For Development (NBD) reported a six percent profit rise in the financial year 2001, reaching EP62.6 million ($13.5 million). During FY01 net interest income dropped 67 percent w
British Airways' franchise partner, Mediterranean Airways, will increase its services to Aleppo, Syria, starting April 1, 2002, as part of its Summer 2002 schedule. The extra flights were added to mak
March 24, 2002
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal said in Beirut on Sunday that the kingdom has finished drafting a Middle East peace initiative to be pres
The joint Israeli-Palestinian security committee met Sunday evening in Tel Aviv, but concluded without reaching an agreement on drafting a cease-fire
Syrian President Bashar Al –Assad on Saturday received the Moroccan Minister for construction, environment and housing affairs, Mohamad Al-Ysighi. Al
Syrian Vice President Abdel Halim Khaddam arrived in Algeria Saturday on a mission to muster support for the Palestinians prior to next week's Arab su
Egyptian director Sherif Yehya is gearing up for shooting his new film Aqdar (Destinies) costarring Sawsan Bader and Farouq al Fishawi.
Syrian director Mohammed Azeziyya is currently shooting his comedy heritage series Ahadith al Sammar (al Sammar’s Tales) based on a script by Diab Eid.
Egypt Air will resume flights to Sanaa and Aden, Yemen as of the first week of April, reported Al-Hayat . Egypt Air will operate two weekly flights to Sanaa on Fridays and Mondays, in addition to one
Information Technology spending in the Middle East region will top $4.6 billion in the year 2002, with Saudi Arabia currently representing over 40 percent of that market. The sector's growth rate is p
March 23, 2002
Syrian Information Minister Adnan Omran Friday blasted Britain's threat to use nuclear weapons against Iraq, describing a recent statement made by the
Arab and Muslim women marched Friday in a show of solidarity with Palestinian women living in the occupied territories. The demonstration, which began
March 21, 2002
The joint Israeli-Palestinian security committee will reconvene Thursday evening, with U.S. envoy Anthony Zinni in attendance. The committee will meet
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad's wife, accompanied by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's wife, toured the Egyptian capital city of Cairo Wednesday
Syrian opposition Parliament Member Maamoun al-Homsi has been sentenced to five years in prison after criticizing the Syrian government.