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Al-Assad gets a message from Tony Blair
Syrian President Hafez al-Assad on Wednesday received a message from
British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Syria-UK, Politics, 2/3/2000
Egyptian -Russian relations, strong
Foreign Minister Amr Moussa yesterday said Egyptian-Russian relations were strong and could be developed further through more cooperation and exchange of views.
Egypt-Russia, Politics, 2/3/2000
Lebanese president confirms national unity, backing to resistance
Lebanese President Emile Lahoud has asserted that rallying around Lebanon to support its cause is the source of unity which makes the Lebanese powerful and gives further momentum to the Lebanese resistance.
Lebanon-Israel, Politics, 2/3/2000
King Mohammed receives speaker of Bulgarian Parliament
King Mohammed VI received in Rabat this Thursday the visiting speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament, Yordan Sokolov, and head of the Moroccan-Bulgarian friendship group.
Morocco-Bulgaria, Politics, 2/3/2000
King Abdullah and the Middle East peace process
King Abdullah II of Jordan on Wednesday in Amman said he is determined to work to create a positive atmosphere between Syria and Israel in order to resume peace negotiations.
Jordan-Regional, Politics, 2/3/2000
Syria, Sudan sign security cooperation memorandum
The ministers of the interior in Syria and Sudan signed a memorandum of cooperation and coordination on Wednesday in Damascus.
Syria-Sudan, Politics, 2/3/2000
Bouteflika assures the surrender of 6,000 armed Islamic militants
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said that 6,000 members of the Armed Islamic Group have surrendered according to the pardon conditions, which ended two weeks ago.
Algeria, Politics, 2/3/2000
Bouteflika gets message from President Clinton
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Wednesday in Algiers received the US under secretary of state in charge of Middle East and North Africna affairs, Edward Walker, who is also the special envoy for US President Bill Clinton.
Algeria-USA, Politics, 2/3/2000
President Saleh urges increased role of the European Union in the area
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh expressed his country's sympathy with the causes of the Arab states and said Yemen is looking forward to playing a regional and international role out of its sympathy with all events and causes as well as with what is taking place in Yemen.
Yemen-European Union, Politics, 2/3/2000
Moroccan-Italian partnership day in Casablanca
Casablanca played host Wednesday to a day on Moroccan-Italian partnership cochaired by visiting Italian Minister of Foreign Trade Piero Fassino and Moroccan Minister of Industry, Trade and Handicraft Alami Tazi.
Morocco-Italy, Business, 2/3/2000
Italian official calls for enhanced cooperation with Morocco
Italian Foreign Trade Minister Piero Fassino has called for the consolidation of cooperation between Morocco and Italy to exploit the opportunities offered by the two countries.
Morocco-Italy, Economics, 2/3/2000
Egypt,Turkey hope to promote bilateral ties
President Suleyman Demirel yesterday expressed appreciation over President Hosni Mubarak's efforts in boosting Egyptian-Turkish relations in the various fields.
Egypt-Turkey, Politics, 2/3/2000
Morocco renews its position on Sahara issue at French Parliament session
"Moroccan position regarding the Sahara issue has not changed," Moroccan Justice Minister Omar Azziman told the French Parliament's foreign commission.
Morocco-France, Politics, 2/3/2000
Housing first batch to relocate Sahrawis
The housing project in Oued Dahab-Lagouira region, in southern Morocco, meant to provide accommodation for Moroccan citizens detained in Tindouf camps after they return home, is nearing completion in Dakhla and Aousserd.
Morocco, Politics, 2/3/2000
Report: Egypt refuses to convey Israeli threats to Syria
The Kuwaiti daily al-Watan issued on Wednesday quoted Egyptian political sources as saying that Egypt refused to convey Israeli threats to Syria through an urgent message sent by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak that was delivered to the Egyptian ambassador in Israel, Muhammad Bassiouni.
Egypt-Regional, Politics, 2/3/2000
Women's associations in North Africa say violence against women similar in three countries
A network of women's associations in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, "Collectif 95," said a survey on violence against women in the three countries found that mentalities and institutions are contributing to maintaining the practice of physical and moral violence against women.
North Africa, Politics, 2/3/2000
Mofaz and South Lebanon
Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Shaul Mofaz said on Wednesday in a statement quoted by Israeli Radio that the Israeli mini-Cabinet approved recommendations for the Israeli Army concerning the situation in south Lebanon.
Lebanon-Israel, Politics, 2/3/2000
Report received by Mubarak concerns multilateral negotiations
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak received today a comprehensive report from Foreign Minister Amr Moussa concerning the results of the ministerial handling committee in the multilateral negotiations which concluded yesterday in Moscow.
Egypt-International, Politics, 2/3/2000
International human rights official to visit Khartoum
Leonard Franco, an international observer for human rights, will arrive in Khartoum in the middle of the current month in the framework of his periodic program to see the humanitarian situation and the progress achieved in this field.
Sudan-International, Politics, 2/3/2000
Arab Gulf oil ministers meet this month in Saudi Arabia
An official at the Qatari Ministry of Oil said on Wednesday that oil ministers of the Arab Gulf states will meet to discuss their strategy in Saudi Arabia on February 23, prior to the ministerial meeting of OPEC in Vienna in March.
Regional-Qatar, Economics, 2/3/2000
Ugandan president criticizes Sudan
Less than two months after signing an agreement aimed at ending the border conflict between Uganda and Sudan, the Ugandan president criticized Sudan for not bringing back the children kidnapped from Uganda.
Sudan-Uganda, Politics, 2/3/2000
UAE, France conduct joint exercises
The United Arab Emirates UAE and France on Wednesday started joint military exercises in the UAE desert in what is considered the largest joint maneuvers between the two countries since 1991.
United Arab Emirates-France, Military, 2/3/2000
Basic education school attendance to increase by 5.5% in 2000-2001
The number of students attending basic education classes (first eight grades) will increase by 5.5% in the 2000-2001 school year, during which a new education and training charter will be enforced, said Education Minister Moulay Ismail Alaoui.
Morocco, Education, 2/3/2000
Sudanese opposition renews commitment to political solution to achieve national rapport
The Sudanese opposition Democratic National Alliance renewed its commitment to a political solution for establishing peace in Sudan and national rapport according the joint Libyan - Egyptian initiative in coordination with the IGAD (Inter-Governmental Authority on Development) initiative.
Sudan, Politics, 2/3/2000
Saudi accusations against Yemen
Saudi Minister of the Interior Prince Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz has accused in a statement released on Wednesday by the Kuwaiti daily al-Rai al-Am, Sanaa of granting a Yemeni passport to Saudi opposition member Muhammad al-Masaari.
Saudi Arabia-Yemen, Politics, 2/3/2000
Arab intellectuals pay tribute to UAE poet Manie Said Al-Oteiba
Eminent arts, culture and sciences figures from Morocco and Arab states will hold in Fes this Feb.11 through 13 a conference on Manie Said Al-Oteiba, a poet from the UAE.
United Arab Emirates-Regional, Literature, 2/3/2000
A study by the ministry of agriculture on the future of citrus agriculture
Syria, Agriculture, 2/3/2000
Hamas expects success in Qatari mediation to return Hamas leaders to Jordan
Khaled Mashaal, head of the political bureau of the Hamas movement, asserted that the movement has not yet received any results from the Qatari mediation for finding a solution for the expulsion of four leaders of Hamas from Jordan.
Regional-Qatar, Politics, 2/3/2000
First auto racetrack in Egypt
The Arc company for tourism and sports will start implementing the first racetrack for international auto races in Egypt with investments that reach $80 million.
Egypt-International, Business, 2/3/2000
Woman appointed as boss of Jordanian radio
The Jordanian Cabinet on Wednesday appointed Feryal al-Zamakhashari as chairperson of the Jordanian radio. She is the second Jordanian woman to be appointed within less than one year to chair an official media department.
Jordan, Politics, 2/3/2000
Marzouk gives up armed struggle
The Algerian daily Sawt al-Ahrar said on Wednesday that commander of the Islamic Salvation Army, Madani Marzouk, has dissolved his armed organization and returned to his house in Jijel.
Algeria, Politics, 2/3/2000
More Morocco-2006 support committees worldwide
The Moroccan community in the Netherlands has set up a support-committee to back up Morocco's bid to host the football World Cup in 2006.
Morocco-International, Sports, 2/3/2000
Thousands demonstrate to demand for transparent poll in Senegal
Several thousands of Senegalese opposition party supporters took to the street in Dakar Wednesday afternoon to demand free and fair presidential elections slated for February 27.
Senegal-Israel, Politics, 2/3/2000
One SLA man killed in south Lebanon, aggressions continue
A source close to the pro-Israeli South Lebanon Army militia in the occupied part of south Lebanon said on Wednesday that one militia member was killed and several others wounded on Tuesday evening by an explosive charge planted by the Lebanese national resistance in the occupied part of south Lebanon.
Lebanon-Israel, Military, 2/3/2000
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Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni said his ministry is taking urgent procedures against a Belgian artist who forged acquisitions of Tutankhamoun's cemetery, as the ministry intends to sue the Belgium artist as that UNESCO's laws prohibit copying the archeology in general and Egyptian archeology in particular. Hosni told ArabicNews.com that it is very serious and is considered a public theft and a trespass on the history of the world's civilizations and that an Egyptian - Belgian legal team has been formed to confront this forger.
King Mohammed VI met here Wednesday the archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church, Maximos Kappa. The archbishop was accompanied by close aides.
Jordan's King Abdullah II has discussed with Mexican Deputy Foreign Secretary Carmen Moreno Toscano issues of mutual concern, foremost being the Peace process in the region and means of backing this process on all tracks so as to achieve a just and comprehensive peace in the region.
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Sharaa on Wednesday received the former secretary general of the Arab League, Chazli Qlibi. During the meeting, talks dealt with the latest developments of conditions in the region and the Middle East peace process.
A delegation representing the women's committee at Red Crescent Society in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday visited the city of Hebron (al-Khalil) in the West Bank, where they distributed sums and donations to orphans and families in need in the city.
Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Muhammad Bin Rashed al-Maktoum, who is also the defense minister in the UAE, on Wednesday received the Foreign Ministry's secretary for consulate and parliamentary affairs in Iran.
Arab and European parliamentarians will hold a meeting, in Alexandria, Egypt, on February 8 to debate cooperation between Arab countries and the European Union. The role of parliamentary diplomacy in the promotion of a common Arab market is also on the agenda.
The Moroccan Union of Cereals Cooperatives and the Scientific Association of Egyptian Cooperatives, have drafted, during a recent meeting in Cairo, a cooperation program for the year 2000. The program seeks to foster cooperatives' involvement in the development of exchanges between Morocco and Egypt.
The April Understanding Monitoring Committee on Wednesday held a meeting at the premises of the UNIFIL in the Lebanese border town of al-Naqoura. The committee discussed 15 Lebanese complaints protesting Israeli aggressions during the last two weeks against the villages and towns of south Lebanon, including Tyre, Bint Jbeil, al-Nabatieh and al-Tuffah district.
Kuwaiti Crown Prince and Prime Minister Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah al-Sabah on Wednesday received British Defense Minister Geoffrey Hoon. Talks dealt with friendship and cooperation relations, especially in the military area, and means of continuously backing these relations.
Arab League Secretary General Esmat Abdul Meguid on Wednesday in Cairo discussed with the Kuwait ambassador to Egypt and its representative at the Arab League, Abdul Al -Qenai, developments on the Arab arena and new developments in the relations between Iraq and the UN Security Council.
The foreign ministers of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Tunisia and Jordan expressed their deep anxiety toward the suffering of innocent civilians in Chechnya due to random Russian shelling of housing and civilians.
Egyptian medical statistics showed that 26% of Egyptians are afflicted with high blood pressure, known as "the silent killer," and that the average percentage overweight Egyptian women is considered among the highest in the world, and there is a risk from an increased cholesterol level and diabetes because this problem.
The Moroccan Education Ministry has banned the use of mobile phones in schools. A ministry note says the use of mobile phones inside classrooms disturbs classes and invites teachers to seize phone sets found with students and give them back to parents.