Syria

March 28, 2008

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

March 26, 2008

14:28 GMT

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem on Wednesday stated Lebanon has lost two "golden chances" by boycotting the forthcoming Arab Summit that would c

12:23 GMT

Egypt intends to dispatch a junior minister to the upcoming Arab summit in Damascus, officials and media said on Wednesday.

March 25, 2008

20:38 GMT

The Lebanese government has officially decided to boycott the Arab summit in Damascus that will be held on March 29, 30.

14:05 GMT

Prominent Syrian singer Asalah Nasri announced that she is in the process of filming a new movie under the direction of her husband Tareq Al Arian

March 24, 2008

14:59 GMT

Saudi Arabia will not send King Abdullah or Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal to an Arab summit in Damascus later this week

12:35 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Monday he feared a poor turnout at an Arab summit in Damascus this weekend if a session of the Leb

March 23, 2008

17:04 GMT

President of Iraqi Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, has condemned an incident in which Syrian security forces killed three Kurds.

March 19, 2008

20:57 GMT

On the fifth night at the Kuwaiti music festival “Hala Febrayer” was a great success, as artists and fans alike had the time of their lives

March 17, 2008

13:21 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, addressing a joint German - Israeli cabinet session, on Monday said that Israel is interested in talking with Syri

March 16, 2008

23:00 GMT

Syrian actor Jamal Suleiman, popular in Egyptian dramas, has turned down an offer to play the late Egyptian leader Jamal Abed Al Naser in a television drama series

March 14, 2008

21:04 GMT

Israel last month conveyed a warning to Syria through a third party that it would hold Damascus accountable if Lebanese Hizbullah launched attacks on

March 13, 2008

14:54 GMT

Syria on Thursday officially invited Lebanon to the Arab summit. Syria's deputy foreign minister Ahmed Arnous handed over the invitation to Foreign Mi