November 17, 2001
The Syrian TV series Sihr Al Sharq (Oriental Charm), directed by Anwar Al Qawadri in his debut on the small screen, depicts the true love story between Jane Digby and Sheik Medjuel.
November 15, 2001
Egypt’s mufti, Nassr Farid Wassel, has issued a religious edict urging Muslims to pay zakat, or alms, to the Palestinians, who are rising up against 3
Syrian industrialists recently urged their government to find a solution to an embargo imposed by Libyan authorities on imports of Syrian origin. The ban was placed due to an outstanding $300-million
November 14, 2001
British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said that the events of Sept. 11 have opened opportunities that must be grasped to forge better relations with s
In an interview with Albawaba.com Wednesday, the Afghan envoy to Cairo, Sayyed Fadlallah Fadel, said that the “army of the Islamic State of Afghanista
Syrian President Bashar Assad has called on all Syrians to join in a “collective prayer” for rainfall next Friday.
Conflicting stories were circulating in Egypt Tuesday over the fate of Rifai Ahmed Taha, an Islamist leader sought by Cairo. Taha is said to be a form
Jordanian Health Minister Faleh Nasser on Tuesday announced the names of 15 medicines that had been taken off the market for containing phenylpropanol
Syrian actress Marah Jaber has finished shooting the new TV series Tamer Henna (Henna Blossoms) in which she plays the role of a resistance fighter in the Algerian revolution.
Baghdad is witnessing an entire week of Egyptian films for the first time in more than 15 years.
A long series of delays and snags finally ran its course Tuesday, as Israel's Government Companies Authority (GCA) announced intentions to sell off 50.1 percent of Bezeq, the state telco. The sale pro
November 13, 2001
Hizbollah's air defense units opened Monday fire on Israeli warplanes flying through Lebanese airspace in the western sector of the southern part of L
The 2001 Damascus Film Festival was held last week under the banner Cinema Reborn,with the aim of reviving the country's film arts.
November 11, 2001
A Taliban spokesman on Sunday denied a Northern Alliance claim that the opposition had captured the northeastern Afghan city of Taloqan.
The United States has assessed that Iraq is threatening nuclear retaliation for any attack on the regime of President Saddam Hussein.