Syria

August 22, 2008

21:52 GMT

The United States said on Friday it is "very concerned" over reports that Russia wants to sell weapons to Syria.

August 21, 2008

17:48 GMT

Russia is prepared to supply Syria with defensive weapons, the Russian foreign minister said on Thursday following a meeting between the two countries

August 20, 2008

12:19 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad said on Wednesday he will use a visit this week to Russia to expand military ties with Moscow.

August 13, 2008

20:22 GMT

Lebanese President Michel Sleiman made a landmark visit to Damascus on Wednesday for talks with Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad aimed at establishi

August 12, 2008

06:12 GMT

The Syrian actress Karris Bashar started filming the Syrian drama series “Zahrat Al Narjis” (Tulip Flower), to be aired on television during the upcoming Ramadan season

06:07 GMT

Syrian singer Noor Mhana held a press conference before his appearance on the Carthage Stage on August 5th

August 11, 2008

05:31 GMT

The Syrian singer Asala Nasri filmed her latest music video clip in Beirut from her new album, “Nos Halah” (Half of a Case,) scheduled to be released in stores at the end of the summer season

August 9, 2008

17:07 GMT

Syria has rejected a new visit by International Atomic Energy Agency experts seeking to follow up on intelligence that Damascus built a secret nuclear

August 7, 2008

21:09 GMT

Syria on Thursday freed one of the country's most prominent political prisoners after nearly seven years in prison.

August 6, 2008

20:29 GMT

The Syrian comedian Mahmoud Jaber passed away at age 73. He was buried in the “Bab Al Saghir” cemetery in the center of Damascus

18:03 GMT

Syria's government on Wednesday officially confirmed the assassination last week of a senior military officer

August 5, 2008

19:26 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad arrived in Turkey Tuesday for a brief holiday and to discuss the indirect talks taking place in Turkey between his co

August 2, 2008

21:34 GMT

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday said Tehran would not retreat "one iota" on its nuclear works.

19:35 GMT

Well known sources informed Albawaba that General Mohammed Suleiman, an adviser to Syrian president Bashar al Assad, was assassinated on Friday. Sulei

July 30, 2008

13:13 GMT

A security official said gunmen have attacked a Lebanese military post in the country's east, killing one soldier and injuring another.