January 6, 2002
Lebanon is expecting a new power crisis as Syria recently cut electricity supply to its neighbor. the Lebanese press attributed the cut to EDL’s inability to clear a $120 million debt. EDL confirmed t
The United States’ President George W. Bush recently approved the extension of American sanctions on Libya, imposed following the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988.
January 5, 2002
Airing two Syrian TV series on the leader Salahiddin Al Ayyoubi during last Ramadan simultaneously might give the viewers an opportunity for comparison and assessment.
Syrian comedies on the small screen in Ramadan this year were characterized with daring in dealing with social classes which were banned to be tackled by any means.
Talks are scheduled resume in Damascus January on an underwater pipeline project carrying gas exports from Egypt to Cyprus via Syria. The project is hoped to present Egypt with the lucrative opportuni
Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) recently signed a contract with Canada's Zenon Environment Company to execute a large-scale research and development project for underground water explor
January 4, 2002
The United States announced today that it will rush $959,000,000 in economic assistance funds to Egypt, in order to help its important ally weather ec
January 3, 2002
For the first time since 1990, the Iraqi singer Muhannad Mohsen will participate in the 16th Ginadria festival to be held in Saudi Arabia this month.
It appears that the TV drama won’t stop at a certain point in tackling the history of Arab states. The joint Saudi-Syrian series Masiret Jeel tackles the modern history of Saudi Arabia.
January 2, 2002
The Syrian Higher Investment Council has recently issued permits for 31 new industrial and agricultural enterprises to commence operation, with a total investment worth 5.4 billion Syrian Pounds ($110
Algeria and Egypt recently signed an agreement for cooperation in the oil and natural gas sector. The initial stages will take the form of information exchange on hydrocarbon, with the possibility of
January 1, 2002
Syria takes a seat on the United Nations Security Council as of today, January 1, 2002. Syria won a nonpermanent, two-year seat on the United Nations
Iran has become involved in trying to assure the protection and repatriation of non-Afghan Taliban and al-Qaeda prisoners.
December 31, 2001
Reports in recent days indicate that an intense effort is being made to renew the Israel-Syria peace process. The efforts nearly lead to a meeting bet
Egyptian actress Hanan Tork is gearing up for taking the starring role in one of the last plays written by the late Syrian writer Saadullah Wannous entitled Bilad Adyaq Min Al Hobb.