Media

12-05-2008
United Group, Syria’s largest private media firm, announced an increase in sales and profits in 2007.
30-12-2007
Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI) has announced that it would offer a grant of USD 8 million for the establishment of a state-of-the-art news centre in Damascus.
03-06-2007
United Group, Syria’s largest private media group, announced a sharp drop in its sales last year due to the exclusion from its accounts of Al Waseela's operations.
12-02-2007
Al-Thawra is the most popular among the three state-owned dailies in Syria, according to a poll conducted by Tishreen.
26-12-2006
Syria’s advertising market grew by half in the last five years according to data gathered from the Arab Advertising Organisation.
02-11-2006
Two private political dailies are reaching the stands in Syria for the first time in decades.
16-10-2006
Syrian soap operas have continued to occupy a large share of Arab screens during the month of Ramadan
03-08-2006
Expenditure on advertising remains very low in Syria
17-04-2006
In what it called "an unprecedented step for the Arab World", State Department deputy spokesman Adam Ereli offered the US’ condolences to the family and admirers of Syrian poet and playwright Mohammad al-Maghut, who died of heart failure at his home near Homs on April 3.
18-03-2006
Syria's first free zone for media was officially launched on March 12, with the Information Ministry and head of the Syrian Free Zones revealing they had received 17 applications from private Syrian media companies to set up in the area of land on the ...
01-10-2005
Two private radio stations were awarded broadcast licenses on September 26 by the Syrian Prime Minister Naji Otri.
01-08-2005
The first Syrian privately owned satellite television channel, "Sham," which will present mainly social features and drama, with a limited scope for news and interviews, has started test broadcasting from Dubai in preparation to begin broadca...
01-12-2003
Teshreen and al-Thawra, two of the three national dailies are merging.
01-06-2003
The Arab Socialist Union, one of the seven member-parties of the ruling National Progressive Front has issued its own publication, Al-Mithaq (The Charter).
01-02-2003
The size of Syria's advertising industry reached SYP 1.1 billion (USD 21.15 million) for the whole of last year, according to a study of the Damascus-based Arab Advertising Organization

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