Syria

April 6, 2008

09:30 GMT

Israel's prime minister is trying to lower tensions with Syria. Ehud Olmert on Sunday said Damascus should not worry about a national public safety dr

April 3, 2008

15:23 GMT

Syrian singer Asala Nasri participated for the second year in the talent show “Nojoom Al Khaliji 2008” (Khalij “Gulf States” Stars 2008)

10:51 GMT

Israel on Thursday played down media reports of heightened tension along the Syrian border, insisting there was little likelihood of military confront

April 2, 2008

16:58 GMT

Syria on Wednesday denied a report according to which its army has heightened its alert over fears for an Israeli strike.

14:11 GMT

The Syrian artist Nora Rahal announced that she has been in France to receive treatment for breast cancer. Nora had the tumor removed

March 31, 2008

21:59 GMT

The Syrian singer Mayada Al Hinawi received rude comments from the Kuwaiti singer Abdullah Rowaished

21:56 GMT

Stars of the film “Lahthat Onutha” (Feminine Moments) are blaming each other for what has been dubbed a failure, after the film did poorly at the box office

15:44 GMT

Druze leader in Lebanon Walid Jumblat called Monday for toppling Syria's regime, terming it the "first title for terror."

March 30, 2008

12:59 GMT

A two-day Arab summit ended in Damascus on Sunday with a warning to Israel that an Arab peace offer depends on Israeli behaviour.

09:53 GMT

Muslim and Arab leaders denounced a Dutch film Saturday that portrays Islam as a ticking time bomb aimed at the West, demanding international laws to

09:30 GMT

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak said the revival of peace talks with Syria is a key foreign policy objective, according to a statement issued on S

March 28, 2008

15:50 GMT

Syrian actress Solaf Fawakhirji denied rumors that have been spreading about her separation from her husband Syrian actor Wael Ramadan

11:57 GMT

Yemeni president Ali Saleh will not attend the Arab summit in Damascus.

March 27, 2008

14:41 GMT

Arab foreign ministers on Thursday agreed to relaunch the Arab peace initiative in its current form, despite earlier suggestions by the Syrian ministe

12:54 GMT

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki will take part in the 20th Arab League Summit in Damascus from March 29-30