November 7, 2001
The recently re-branded National Bank of Ras Al-Khaimah, Rakbank, reported that its net profit for the first nine-months of 2001 dropped 7.6 percent as compared to the same period the previous year, a
The Syrian BMG firm is currently completing official procedures for the opening of Syria’s first Islamic Bank. The company extended a partnership proposals to Kuwaiti, Saudi and UAE firms, according t
November 6, 2001
The Dutch City of Amsterdam will witness a festival for the films based on the novels of the Noble Prize winning Egyptian novelist Nageeb Mahfouz.
November 5, 2001
The Israeli Knesset House Committee voted Monday to strip MK Azmi Bishara (Balad-National Democratic Alliance) of his parliamentary immunity to be tri
Heavily-armed police drafted into a small town in northern Nigeria have restored calm after Christian-Muslim clashes left 10 dead, police and official
Saudi Arabia, Syria and Jordan signed Sunday a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on a railway project linking the three countries.
Al Maadi club in Cairo will be the venue Thursday for Egypt’s Int’l Pioneers Tennis Tournament, an official world event.
Iraq and Syria will set up nine joint-venture companies, Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan said Sunday, November 4 at the Baghdad Trade Fair. "We are on the way to setting up nine joint companies," R
Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Ismail blasted as "erroneous" Sunday a recent decision by Washington to extend its economic sanctions on Sudan. "We believe the decision is unjustified and erroneous,
November 4, 2001
The progress of the United Arab Emirates was showcased at an exhibition held Saturday on the sidelines of a "Sister Cities" summit hosted by Turkey.
The 12th Damascus International Film Festival opened Saturday with a screening of a work that won the Cannes Film Festival's Golden Palm award, the Italian film The Son’s Room.
November 3, 2001
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Saturday he would raise the possibility of halting air strikes in Afghanistan during the Muslim holy month o
Syrian director Fahed Miri is currently shooting the new TV drama Qabl Al Ghuroub (Before Sunset), which “emphasizes the human right to dream and hope.”
November 2, 2001
An official Syrian newspaper cheered President Bashar AL Assad Friday for braving international anger and criticizing Israel in the presence of Britis
Israeli forces carried out an incursion into Palestinian-controlled territory in the Gaza Strip Friday, pushing some 500 meters into the village of Be