October 16, 2001
Air France is planning on suspending its Paris-Damascus and Paris-Amman routes because of "economic reasons", but the company has not yet taken a fina
US airstrikes on Afghanistan have left the country's hospitals facing critical shortages of medicines and other key supplies, a senior Taliban health
As part of the Cairo International Film Festival's official contest, the Moroccan film Taif Nizar (Nizar’s Spectrum), scripted and directed by Kamal Kamal, was screened on Monday.
Syrian director Walid Murib has recently wrapped up the shooting of his short narrative film Lahthat Farah (Moment of Happiness) about the sorrows of kids forced to work in order to survive.
October 15, 2001
Security forces in the Egyptian district of Qalyoubiyyah have arrested an armed gang that terrorized a group of young men and women who were on their
Swiss authorities jailed on Sunday the Qatari-based Al Jazeera satellite channel’s correspondent in Belgium as he was entering the country to cover a
Two rising stars from Syria and Tunisia took lead roles in Moroccan and Egyptian movies participating in the 25th Cairo International Film Festival.
Egyptian actor Salah Al Saadani has recently finished rehearsals for the new comedy Al Dor Ala Min (Whose Turn Is It), a play depicting the politics of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
A total of 102 applications to set up private banks in Syria have been filed with the economy ministry, the government daily Tishrin reported Sunday October 14. It said no decision has yet been taken
October 14, 2001
US warplanes pounded the Taliban stronghold of Kandahar relentlessly Sunday as the onslaught on Afghanistan entered a second week with reports of civi
The UAE’s Foreign Affairs Minister Shaikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan received in Abu Dhabi Saturday Farouq Qaddoumi, chairman of the political departm
Sixty-five anti-US Muslim protesters have been arrested in the Indonesian capital for possessing weapons, police said Sunday.
As part of the Cairo Film Festival, a conference was held on Friday at the Egyptian Opera House after the screening of the Syrian film Attahin Al Aswad (Black Flower).
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