December 17, 2002
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said on Monday he was "optimistic" that a US-led war on Baghdad could be avoided, following talks with British Prime
The head of an Islamist group linked to Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaeda network and operating in Iraqi Kuridstan has been killed in the course of fighting
The Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company has signed an agreement with a Jordanian-US-British-Canadian consortium led by Atlas Investment Group to conduct a feasibility study on JPRC's fourth expansion.
The Governing Council of the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) has approved awards of $181.6 million for compensation for losses suffered during the Iraqi attack and occupation of Kuwait i
December 16, 2002
President Bashar Assad of Syria has told British Prime Tony Blair there are no terrorists in Syria - only "press officers".
Turkey has deployed troops and engineers near its border with Iraq to prepare for any U.S.-led war on Baghdad, a senior military official said Monday.
Damascus Radio stressed Sunday that the importance of Syria's pioneer role on the regional and international dimensions appear through the “wide and g
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad received on Sunday, Polish President, Alexander Kavashivinski accompanied by Minister of Defense and Head of the Nat
Syria’s Speaker of the People’s Assembly, Abdulqader Qaddoura received in Damascus Sunday, Belarusian Foreign Minister, Mikhail Khvostov and an accomp
Iran's parliament adopted a revised anti-torture bill on Sunday banning the use of physical or psychological pressure to extract confessions from pris
Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad and his wife arrived in London Sunday evening for an official visit to the United Kingdom.
In Saudi Arabia, police officials arrested some 20,400 foreign nationals during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan for staying illegally in the kingd
Israel’s tourism ministry decided to inject 14-million new Israeli shekels (three million dollars) into tourism development in the Golan Heights, occupied since 1967. Government investment in Golan to
Airbus Industrie will begin delivering its A340-500 aircraft to Emirates Airlines next year following certification by the European Joint Aviation Authorities for the ultra-long-range airplane.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its long-term foreign currency counter party credit rating on Turkey’s TC Ziraat Bankasito B- from CCC+. At the same time, the rating agency affirmed its C sh