February 16, 2004
Hertz United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened its first car rental branch on the East coast in Fujairah as part of its ongoing expansion program. The new branch, at the Al-Futtaim Motors Workshop in Fu
The Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA) plans to introduce anti-money laundering (AML) regulations for the Kingdom's insurance firms and capital market players. The agency is also upgrading AML regulations
February 15, 2004
Cities in much of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, the Palestinian territories and Israel were covered with blankets of snow Saturday and Sunday from a polar f
Kuwait-based Gulf Investment House posted a 117 percent profit rise for 2003, with figures reaching $22.17 million. GIH reported revenues of $29.96 million, compared to $14.52 million earned in 2002 T
February 12, 2004
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad received on Thursday at al-Rawda Palace, Lebanese Deputy Premier, Isam Fares. According to SANA, talks during the me
Officials and experts from the Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation confirmed that Yemen is free from the virus of Bird Flu sweeping a number of A
A Syrian human rights activist has said the authorities have prevented him from leaving Syria on a "private visit".
A blast was heard Thursday morning in the capital Baghdad. According to Qatar-based <i>Al Jazeera</i>, "several" people have been killed.
Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi is scheduled to meet Pope John Paul II on the 50th anniversary of Iran-Vatican relations. According to Iran'
US oil major ConocoPhillips is ending its operations in Syria and Iran after a New York City official requested the company examine its ties with “terrorist-linked countries.” ConocoPhillips’ operatio
February 11, 2004
Damascus Radio stressed on Wednesday that Israel has "no desire for peace", asserting that prime minister Sharon is trying to draw the world's attenti
Singapore's leader arrived Wednesday in Cairo, beginning a 10-day tour of the Middle East region that is expected to push for stronger trade relations
Amal Arafeh revealed that she despises men who are greedy, stupid, and cold, to the point that even if she was sitting in a waiting room across such men she could not take it
Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal has pledged one million dollars annually for the next five years to the Carter Center, a humanitarian organization founded by former US-President Jimmy Carter.
February 10, 2004
Jordan's King Abdullah II told Israel's opposition leader and Labor chairman, whom he met with Tuesday in Amman, that following his recent meeting wit