May 18, 2002
Iraqi singer Elham al Madfa’i introduced himself to his audience through his unique and special performance and songs which blended modern art with the folklore.
Among the remarkable Syrian films which have recently been wrapped up, is al Risalah al Akhirah (The Last Message) directed by Basel al Khatib.
May 16, 2002
In the months prior to the September 11 attacks, the Bush administration received intelligence reports that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden could be p
The term in office of veteran Syrian Defense Minister Mustafa Tlass, who has reached the retirement age of 70, has been extended by two years, politic
Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit said he planned to rest at home for a few more days to recover from a stiff muscle in his back and did not give a
Authorities in Syria have named Ghazi Dib director general of the official Syrian Arab News Agency SANA, replacing Ali Abdul Karim who was dismissed l
Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Mustapha Miro is expected to visit Turkey in late May in a bid to strengthen relations between Damascus and Ankara whic
The General Cinema Corporation in Syria decided to shoot a documentary film on the Palestinian Intifada and the fierce Israeli offensive on the Palestinians.
The Italian Feminine Film Festival held recently at Cham Palace Cinema, and Ebla Cinema in Damascus, has been warmly welcomed by the Syrian audience.
London’s Radisson SAS Portman Hotel has seen significant growth in Middle East guests, partly as a result of a joint passenger promotion campaign with Kuwait Airways. Earlier this year, the hotel and
A combination of political and economic factors has placed Kuwait in a quandary. Allegations of corruption against the country’s finance minister could lead to the resignation of the government, while
May 15, 2002
Media reports in Syrian state-run papers have slammed Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s policies with regards to the Middle East and urged Arabs t
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Sharaa has assured officials in Lebanon that an international peace conference for the Middle East region would not
Two Afghan refugee camps on the country's western border with the Islamic Republic of Iran have been closed, the French medical organization Doctors w
A line-up of 176 exhibitors from 27 countries will assemble in Dubai next week for the three-day Hotel Show, the specialized hotel supplies showcase to the hospitality industry, organized by Streamlin