Syria

January 16, 2011

Robert Ford
19:40 GMT

Robert Ford, the first American ambassador to Damascus since 2005, arrived Sunday in Syria.

January 15, 2011

Samo Zein, Elissa
22:09 GMT

Syrian singer Samo Zein has answered Lebanese singer Elissa’s recent remarks about not knowing who she is by saying that he too does not know any singer by the name of Elissa

January 12, 2011

Syrian Investment Agency
08:07 GMT

The Director-General of the Syrian Authority for Investment, Ahmed Abdel Aziz, said the Authority approved during 2010 some 400 investment projects.

January 9, 2011

Syria
14:58 GMT

An updated economic report has revealed that the value of Syrian crude oil exports fell in 2009 by about US$ 2.5 billion compared to 2008

January 4, 2011

Assad
09:32 GMT

U.S. Jewish leader Malcolm Hoenlein has denied his recent visit to Syria was on behalf of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

December 28, 2010

Gas pipelines
11:59 GMT

Syria's Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources, Sufian Allawi stated that the Egyptian gas would reach Turkey via Syria at the beginning of next year through the four outlets of the Arab Gas Pipeline.

December 24, 2010

Egypt police
17:58 GMT

The confessions of an Egyptian suspected of spying for the Israeli Mossad has led to three espionage cells being dismantled in Lebanon and Syria

December 20, 2010

President Bashar Assad
14:29 GMT

Damascus is not optimistic regarding the peace process with Israel.

December 19, 2010

Syria
07:49 GMT

According to a report issued by the Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics, the Syrian trade balance last year showed a deficit of SP6.225 billion (US$4.8 billion).

December 14, 2010

Snow covers the minaret of a mosque in Damascus as the Syrian capital was lashed by a snowstorm which disrupted traffic but brought some relief from a drought which has gripped the country for the past four years.
12:10 GMT

This year reports extreme weather across the globe: A storm is brewing in the Middle East, from Lebanon, Syria, Egypt and Palestine/ Israel.

December 9, 2010

Assad
20:45 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Thursday that no one wants civil strife in Lebanon.

December 8, 2010

Syria and Iran
07:51 GMT

Syria told Iran it won't join the fight in case of a military stand-off between Tehran and Israel following an attack on its nuclear facilities

December 1, 2010

Cemena
10:52 GMT

Cemena Holding Company signed an agreement with Sinoma CBMI Construction Company Ltd.

November 21, 2010

sms
13:06 GMT

New research from the Arab Advisors Group reveals that 87% of Arab cellular operators provide the MMS service.

November 2, 2010

Assad
14:24 GMT

The Syrian independent AlWatan newspaper on Tuesday launched a stern attack against Egypt.