Syria

October 14, 2001

03:00 GMT

Syria became a member on Saturday October 13 of the World Bank's Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the official SANA news agency reported.  President Bashar Al-Assad signed into effect

October 11, 2001

03:00 GMT

Cyprus Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Nicos Rolandis stated in Nicosia Wednesday discussions are underway with Egypt and Syria concerning the

03:00 GMT

Fifteen more Afghans were killed late last night and early Thursday as the US and British bombing of Afghanistan rolled into its fifth day, amid repor

03:00 GMT

US Secretary of State Colin Powell praised statements from the Arab League and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) on Wednesday as he wel

03:00 GMT

Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Al Shara says his government is not concerned with American threats to strike states that harbor terrorists.

03:00 GMT

The Egyptian film Asrar Al Banat (Girls Secrets) directed by Magdi Ali Ahmed won the golden award for the best film at Beirut fourth Film Festival for Arab and Middle Eastern Film Contest.

03:00 GMT

Cyprus expects to complete discussions with Syria and Egypt on probing natural gas reserves and exploiting lucrative oil deposits off the East Mediterranean island by the end of the year, said Commerc

October 10, 2001

03:00 GMT

The Kuwaiti ambassador to Egypt, Ahmad Khalid Al Kulaib, on Tuesday praised the two nations' strong bilateral relations, calling them an example for o

03:00 GMT

Jordan and Syria have signed a free trade agreement aimed at increasing annual two-way trade by more than $100 million in the years to come, officials said Monday October 8.   Jordanian Trade Minist

03:00 GMT

The Kuwait Stock Market plunged 1.46 percent Monday October 8, closing below the 1,600-point psychological barrier in the first day of trading after the US-led strikes on Afghanistan.   The KSE inde

03:00 GMT

The executive office for the Arab boycott of Israel met Monday October 8 for the first time since 1993 to reactivate an embargo in response to the Jewish state's attacks on the Palestinians.

October 9, 2001

03:00 GMT

Syria on Tuesday celebrated its election to the UN Security Council as a double triumph: a diplomatic coup over Israel and an exoneration of charges a

03:00 GMT

Four bombs fell Tuesday on Kandahar airport, to the east of Afghanistan in what seems the start of the third cosecutive day of US attacks.

03:00 GMT

An oil factory in the Egyptian city of October 6 witnessed a tragic incident on Monday when four workers fell into a tank for refining and storage of

03:00 GMT

Syrian actress Nadin has recently started shooting the new TV series Jilnar, in which she plays a domineering woman whose wimpy husband drives her crazy with his pathetic complexes.