Syria

November 11, 2001

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Syrian actor Hussein Abbas is currently shooting his new TV series Al Batarni, about the symbolic power of the forces of good in life on the high seas.

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Although the jury of the 10th Arab Music Festival and Conference withheld the first prize at the event's closing ceremony on Saturday, women managed to make off with most of the remaining top honors.

November 10, 2001

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Australian Prime Minister John Howard swept back to power for a historic third term Saturday in a triumph widely attributed to the strength of public

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Pakistani Islamic leader Samiul Haq, the former teacher of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, was put under house arrest Saturday to prevent him rou

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Sheikh Nassr Farid Wassel, Egypt's Mufti, called Friday upon Muslims to refute the "Zionist" notion that Islam permits terrorism.

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Egypt’s national soccer team will on Saturda face off South Africa in Johannesburg in a friendly match in preparation for African Nations Championship

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The Norwegian film Aberdeen by director Hans Peter won the Golden Award of the 12th Damascus International Film Festival at the closing ceremony held on Friday evening.

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The Norwegian film Aberdeen by director Hans Peter won the golden award of the 12th Damascus International Film Festival at the closing ceremony held on Friday evening.

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The cinema week festival in Damascus has represented a golden opportunity for exposure of international films, one denied for several years.

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The Syrian film Qamaran Wa Zaitouna by Abdel Latif Abdel Hamid, won the Silver Award of the 12th Damascus International Film Festival at the closing ceremony held on Friday.

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Through his new short film Al Haraka Al Khamisa, Syrian director Basel Al Khatib raises the question: "Why have ordinary Arabs become indifferent about the Palestinian Intifada?"

November 7, 2001

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In potentially precedent-setting votes Wednesday, the Knesset stripped Arab MK Azmi Bishara (Balad) of his parliamentary immunity, making him eligible

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Saudi Arabia and Iran are emphasizing the need to expand their cooperation in the media sector.

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Disinfection teams were called in Wednesday to the Lithuanian parliament after a suspicious letter was received just one room away from where Britain'

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Officials disclosed from the Syrian capital Damascus that a cabinet reshuffle is getting closer to be announced, expecting the heavy storm of the chan