Syria

October 18, 2010

15:52 GMT

Four eye care volunteers journey to Syria to help those whose lives have been blighted by poor eye sight.

October 17, 2010

Assad
20:41 GMT

The Saudi and Syrian leaders met in Riyadh on Sunday to discuss the tensions in Lebanon over the fate of the UN probe into the 2005 assassination of ex-premier Rafiq Hariri.

October 13, 2010

Assad and Maliki
12:54 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki held talks Wednesday with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus after a year-long row.

Syria
12:40 GMT

Prime Minister Mohammad Naji Otri chaired on Tuesday the weekly Cabinet meeting, during which the ministers approved the draft budget for 2011.

October 11, 2010

Assad and Erdogan
21:19 GMT

President Bashar al-Assad on Monday held talks with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

October 6, 2010

Syrian FM
16:31 GMT

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem described as "purely procedural" the arrest warrants his country has issued against 33 people, among them senior Lebanese officials.

President Assad
16:18 GMT

Syria marked on Wednesday the 37th anniversary of October War which is considered by the Syrians as a major turning point in the Arab-Israeli conflict.

October 5, 2010

Syria
08:56 GMT

CMCS sees increased adoption of project management practice as country aims to launch new five-year strategic plan.

October 4, 2010

Hariri tomb
16:44 GMT

Syria has ordered the detention of 33 people over false testimony provided to the UN-backed probe into the assassination of Lebanese ex-premier Rafiq Hariri in 2005

al-Mallohi
15:32 GMT

Syria accuses a 19-year-old detained blogger of being a spy, a Syrian official said Monday

October 2, 2010

Assad
14:15 GMT

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday during a meeting with his Syrian peer that current regional situation is changing in favor of the nations' interests.

September 28, 2010

14:16 GMT

The company wins its first MEP project worth AED 85 million after establishing offices in the country earlier this year.

September 24, 2010

Hoshyar Zebari
18:23 GMT

Iraq and Syria have decided to restore full diplomatic relations by dispatching their respective envoys back to their posts, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said on Friday.

September 23, 2010

explosives found
20:49 GMT

Italian police have seized seven tons of the powerful RDX explosives from a container ship suspected to be on its way to Syria from Iran, according to authorities.

September 22, 2010

14:59 GMT

WFP) is expanding the Electronic Food Voucher project.