May 16, 2002
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
May 14, 2002
The trial of two Syrian human rights activists, who have been detained for a period of eight months was adjourned Tuesday after defense lawyers demand
Saudi cultural attaché to Jordan, Dr. Sultan al-Owaidah hailed the existing relations between Riyadh and Amman in the educational and cultural areas.
May 13, 2002
Syrian foreign minister Farouq al-Shara arrived in Beirut Monday, sent by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, to inform Lebanese officials on the result