October 30, 2001
The terror attacks in the United States have taken their toll on the drive by Gulf Arab monarchies to attract foreign investment, seen as crucial to diversify their oil-dependent economies, experts an
October 29, 2001
The Taliban on Monday said an unspecified number of Americans had been arrested in Afghanistan.
Sources said that Lebanese President Emile Lahoud and Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt took another step toward rapprochement during
The world's youngest queen, Rania of Jordan, said Arabs and Muslims must strive to show that Islam is a religion of peace to correct their "negative i
Two associations of Lebanese teachers plan to hold a general strike to protest the “worsening economic, professional and health” conditions in their f
The European Union has agreed to finance 14 Egyptian IT projects in various fields including health, education, tourism, culture and e-commerce.
The 10th Arab Music Festival will open with a bang on November 1 at the Cairo Opera House, and will continue for 10 days, with the participation of 26 stellar Arab singers.
The emirate of Dubai continues to consolidate its position as an economic and tourist hub for the Middle East region, with planned mega-projects such as Palm Island and Dubai Festival City on the hori
As a scorching wind blew dust against her mud-brick farmhouse, Mahnaz Bravi saw no end to her suffering. "Drought is like death. Now I have a field which gives me nothing at all," lamented Bravi, rais
October 28, 2001
Saudi Arabia and France on Saturday stressed the need to track down and prosecute the terrorists who perpetrated the attacks on US last month.
French singer Charles Aznavour performed a concert along with compatriot Micheal Vogan on Saturday in Beirut.
Ericsson and Extreme Networks have collaborated to work with OGERO Telecom, Lebanon’s sole provider of fixed lines, to complete the first region-wide packet switched metro network, in a bid to make th
October 27, 2001
A leading banker in Lebanon disputed on Friday a draft report by the International Monetary Fund released last month, which urged the Central Bank to
New York City was rattled early Saturday by a mild earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale, US seismologists reported.
An American woman who married an Arab man has been convicted of conspiring to violate US immigration laws by helping the Lebanese Hizbollah resistance