January 13, 2002
HSBC has launched a Corporate Card for customers in the UAE, offering the reach of MasterCard International coupled with Air Miles loyalty program. MasterCard will provide Smart Data Online, the regio
Plans to construct a new Baghdad-Tehran railway link will be discussed later this month. Together with Syria, the two former foes are also studying the possibility of connecting their railway networks
January 12, 2002
About forty Egyptian fishermen were feared drowned after their boat overturned Friday in high seas about 32 km from Ras Gharib
Syrian director Youef Risk began shooting his new series Wardah Li Kharif al Omr (Rose for the Old Age) which will be the first part of three for a series consisting of 100 episodes.
January 11, 2002
General Alexander M. Haig, Jr., who has held three high ranking positions in past U.S. administrations, namely - Secretary of State, White House Chief
Israeli military forces bulldozed the runway at the Palestinian-controlled Gaza International Airport early Friday, and occupation troops closed of a
January 10, 2002
Israel said it had broken an arms-smuggling ring originating in Syria.
Several British dailies Wednesday expressed fears that Britain's efforts to improve relations with Iran were being jeopardized by a diplomatic dispute
The decision taken by the Egyptian actors’ association to nominate comedy star Adel Imam for president Mubarak award for arts this year has aroused extensive controversy.
Syrian Oil Minister Ibrahim Haddad recently stated that Syria’s new strategy for increasing its petroleum revenues is based on increased producing of oil while reducing production costs, reported Al-H
Beirut has completed the preparations necessary to begin using the new united European currency, the EURO, as of February 1, 2002, reported Al-Hayat. Lebanon is highly interested in using the new Euro
January 9, 2002
Gulf Air will raise the number of its flights to the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, in order to satisfy the increase in passenger demand, said an officia
Syrian director Abdel Latif Abdel Hamid’s new film Qamaran Wa Zaytouna seems to be a sequel for his trio which he started with the film Liali Iben Awa and followed by Rasael Shafawiyya.
January 8, 2002
Dory Chamoun has said that Syria’s presence in Lebanon “is no longer useful, but has become a danger."
Syrian President Bashar Assad received a high-ranking American delegation, led by Virginia Senator John Rockefeller in Damascus on Monday.