Syria

April 25, 2007

05:30 GMT

One of Syria's most known human rights activists was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday.

April 24, 2007

19:55 GMT

UN head Ban Ki-moon met President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday to discuss the planned international trial of ex-Lebanese premier Rafiq Hariri's killers.

April 23, 2007

15:58 GMT

Syrians voted for a second day Monday in parliamentary elections that have been marred by an apparent low turnout.

April 22, 2007

09:31 GMT

Syrians started voting for a new parliament Sunday. However, there was lack of enthusiasm and some criticism - even in Syrian official newspapers - of

April 18, 2007

11:11 GMT

Israel has no intention to launch a military strike against Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday.

April 14, 2007

17:53 GMT

Prominent Syrian actor Jamal Suleiman is preparing to film his first Egyptian film “Laila Wahida” (One Night)

April 12, 2007

15:52 GMT

Syrian-American negotiator Ibrahim Suleiman said Thursday in Israel that Damascus is ready to start peace talks with Israel

April 8, 2007

18:33 GMT

Prominent Syrian singer Asalah Nasri is currently holding extensive work sessions with a number of Gulf poets and composers as part of her preparations for the new album she intends on releasing, whic

April 4, 2007

13:01 GMT

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she gave Syrian President Bashar Assad a message from Israel that the Jewish state was prepared fo

April 3, 2007

17:16 GMT

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Damascus on Tuesday, the highest-ranking American politician to visit the country since ties started to deterior

April 1, 2007

15:35 GMT

U.S. House members meeting with President Bashar Assad Sunday stated they believed there was an opportunity for dialogue with the Syrian leadership.

March 22, 2007

13:27 GMT

A French reliable source on Thursday was quoted as saying by the London-based Al-Hayat daily that Israel doesn't want any change in Syria.

March 21, 2007

14:11 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad has reiterated that if any Syrian was found implicated in the assassination of Lebanon's ex-Premier Rafik Hariri, then h

08:13 GMT

Syrian actress Sulaf Fokharji has begun filming the scenes for her upcoming television drama “Sakef Al Alam” (Ceiling of the World)

March 19, 2007

12:45 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview published on Monday that ties with Saudi Arabia had passed through a "cloudy" period, but he hop