June 2, 2002
Damascus Radio on Saturday asserted Syria's commitment to peace based on the implementation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions and the
A two-day international conference for solidarity with the Palestinians began Saturday in Larnaca, according to the Cyprus News Agency. The conferenc
Deputy foreign minister Abdullah Mohamed as-Saydi received in Sanaa on Saturday Qatar's ambassador to Yemen Sheikh Jassem bin Mohamed al Thani. The t
The Syrian General Cinema Corporation has approved to produce the film scripted and will be directed by Abdel Latif Abdel Hamid, entitled Listeners Choice.
Egypt’s Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) announced consolidated revenue of EP575.6 million ($125.13 million) with a gross profit of EP162.5 million for the first quarter of 2002, ending March 31.
Industrial auctioneers Ritchie Bros. announced the completion of a large auction at the company's auction facility in Dubai, resulting in gross auction sales of over $24 million. The three-day auction
A Syrian court has ordered a freeze on the local assets of Egypt’s Orascom Telecom (OT) holding company. The verdict was issued in a dispute over a $49 million payment due to Syriatel, one of the two
June 1, 2002
Syria has delivered long-range Katyusha rockets to Hizbullah, Israeli state television reported Friday evening.
Syria assumes the Security Council’s rotating presidency Saturday for the first time since 1970. The presidency of the U.N. Security Council rotates a
Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak will present to US President George W. Bush his plan for a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Camp Davi
The Organizing Committee of the eighth Cairo International Song Festival which will be held between August 20-28 is planning to honor Syrian singer Safwan Bahlawan.
After the Egyptian comedy star Mohammed Henaidi has become a superstar, tens of scripts are offered to him but he finds difficulty in selecting what suits him best.
May 30, 2002
Bilateral trade between Lebanon and Syria reached $363 million in 2001, a 17 percent increase compared to $309 million earned in the previous year, reported NNA. Lebanon's imports from Syria increased
The EU Steering Committee has included the UAE among the countries permitted to export fish products to its 15-member countries, reported <i>WAM</i>. The UAE has no restriction on exporting fish excep
May 29, 2002
The government of Libya has offered to pay 2.7 billion dollars in compensation to the families of the victims of the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103