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Moussa visits Libya
Egyptian Foreign MinisterAmr Moussa left Cairo today before noon, heading to Libya on a one-day visit during which Colonel Moammar Gaddafi will receive him.
Egypt-Libya, Politics, 3/6/2000
Tunisian to upgrade relations with Algeria
Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali sent a message to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Tunisia-Algeria, Politics, 3/6/2000
Mediterranean Development Forum starts today in Cairo
Egypt's First Lady Suzanne Mubarak is delivering the opening address for the third Mediterranean Development Forum that is being held in Cairo for three days.
Regional, Economics, 3/6/2000
Iran invited to Arab League meeting
Iran has been invited to attend a meeting of Arab foreign ministers as observer, Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Sunday.
Regional-Iran, Politics, 3/6/2000
Egypt - Russia talks
Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov on Saturday evening stated that his country is not oppressing Muslims during the military operations it has been carrying out in Chechnya. He expressed his country's readiness to receive a delegation from the Arab League to be reassured on this matter.
Egypt-Russia, Politics, 3/6/2000
Afghan warring parties hold talks in Jeddah
Afghan warring parties agreed to start indirect talks this Monday in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) to explore means and ways to reach a lasting peace in Afghanistan, the mission of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) at the United Nations said.
Regional-Afghanistan, Politics, 3/6/2000
Syrian FM confers with Lebanese Parliament speaker
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Shara on Sunday in Damascus received Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri.
Syria-Lebanon, Politics, 3/6/2000
Barak and negotiations with Syria
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has denied any direct contacts between Israel and Syria at a time when contacts continue with the US.
Syria-Israel, Politics, 3/6/2000
Iraq asks for application of joint Arab defense agreement
Gomhoria, the official Iraqi newspaper, asked yesterday the Arab foreign ministers during their meetings in Beirut on March 11 to apply the joint Arab defense agreement and the joint Arab market as well as other similar agreements.
Iraq-Regional, Politics, 3/6/2000
UN official says sexual exploitation of Moroccan children not very serious
UN special rapporteur for children trafficking, prostitution and pornography, Ofelia Calcetas-Santos, who paid last week a visit to Morocco, said the situation of sexual exploitation of children in Morocco is not very serious.
Morocco-UN, Politics, 3/6/2000
King Mohammed hails army for defense and construction
King Mohammed VI, Commander in Chief and chief of staff of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), accompanied by his brother Prince Moulay Rachid, supervised Saturday a military parade at the headquarters of the Southern Zone Command.
Morocco, Military, 3/6/2000
Sheikh Yassin denies links to al-Tibeh incidents
The founder of the Palestinian national movement (Hamas), Sheikh Ahmad Yassin, has denied any link between his government and the group of Palestinian citizens who were killed by the Israeli occupation authorities in al-Tibeh city last Thursday.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 3/6/2000
Egyptian - Philippinian talks
A session of Egyptian - Philippine talks was held in the Egyptian Foreign Ministry's headquarters in which the Egyptian side was headed by Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa while the Philippine side was headed by Foreign Minister Domingo Siazon, who is currently visiting Cairo.
Egypt-Philippines, Politics, 3/6/2000
Moroccan women join world march against poverty and discrimination
Moroccan women will march on March 12 to claim social justice and the reduction of poverty, says Morocco's organizing committee of the world women's march held from March 8 through October 17.
Morocco, Politics, 3/6/2000
Arab League voices backing for Syria
The Arab League has asserted support for Syria's principled stances providing for Israel's full withdrawal from the occupied Golan Heights to the June 4, 1967 border lines.
Regional-Syria, Politics, 3/6/2000
Egyptian - US agreement
Egypt and the USA signed today an agreement for scientific and technological cooperation at the conclusion of the technological and scientific research committee that emerged from the Egyptian - US partnership agreement in the framework of the Mubarak - Gore initiative.
Egypt-USA, Economics, 3/6/2000
Sit-in strike to demand freedom of movement for Palestinian journalists
The Palestinian journalists in the West Bank organized a strike at the military occupation barrier in El-Ram village located between Jerusalem and Ramallah under the title "Freedom of movement for the Palestinian journalist."
Palestine-Israel, Local, 3/6/2000
Meetings of US - Egyptian presidential council in Washington in March
Daniel Kurtzer, the U.S. ambassador in Cairo, said that the Egyptian - U.S. presidential council will convene its coming meetings in Washington at the end of March.
Egypt-USA, Politics, 3/6/2000
Al-Sahaf: Sanctions must be lifted off Baghdad for the Gulf's stability
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Said al-Sahaf asserted that there will be neither security nor stability in the Gulf without lifting up the sanctions from Iraq, accusing USA of practicing a policy of collective extermination toward the Iraqi people and that it wants to turn Iraq into a US colony, which will never happen.
Iraq, Politics, 3/6/2000
Saudi crown prince confers with Kazakhstan minister
Saudi Arabia-Kazakhstan, Politics, 3/6/2000
Saudi Shoura council chief confers with Russian envoy
The chairman of the Saudi Shoura council, Sheikh Muhammad Ibrahim Bin Jubeir, met on Sunday in Riyadh with Ramadan Abdul Latibof, envoy for the acting Russian president.
Saudi Arabia-Russia, Politics, 3/6/2000
British parliamentarian to make air flight in solidarity with Iraq
An Iraqi paper said on Sunday that British Parliamentarian George Galloway will organize next week an air flight from London to Baghdad through the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in solidarity with Iraq.
Iraq-International, Politics, 3/6/2000
Israeli violations of Palestinian/ Human rights during the month of January 2000
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 3/6/2000
Vedrine, al-Shara agree to eliminate developments resulted from Jospin's statement
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Shara on Saturday received a telephone call from his French counterpart, Hubert Vedrine, during which talks dealt with reactions resulting from the visit of the French prime minister to the region and the impact of the statements on France's relations with the Arab world, especially Syria and Lebanon.
Syria-France, Politics, 3/6/2000
India stops sending domestic labor to Kuwait
The Indian government decided to ban sending Indian laborers who work in homes in Kuwait due to the abuse they receive from the domestic service officers there.
Kuwait-India, Politics, 3/6/2000
Italian senate speaker in Morocco
Italian Senate Speaker Nicola Mancino started Saturday a three-day visit to Morocco.
Morocco-Italy, Politics, 3/6/2000
Great improvement in Iranian- Egyptian relations
Egypt has asserted the importance of bolstering and strengthening Egyptian- Iranian relations in the economic and trade areas and benefiting from the two countries' membership in the Organization of the Islamic Conference to reactivate economic relations among the countries of the region.
Egypt-Iran, Politics, 3/6/2000
Kidnapped Polish ambassador released in Yemen
The Polish ambassador to Yemen, Cristoph Sobrovich, returned to Sanaa on Sunday after he was held by an armed tribe for four days in a mountainous area.
Yemen, Politics, 3/6/2000
Israel continues striking South Lebanese areas
The Israeli forces on Sunday bombarded several towns in south Lebanon. Lebanese security sources said the occupation artillery bombarded the outskirts of Majdal Soloum, Qibreiha, Toulin, al-Salwqi valley and al-Qeseyeh valley.
Lebanon-Israel, Military, 3/6/2000
Israeli Cabinet approves pullout from Lebanon
The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday unanimously approved the withdrawal of Israeli forces from south Lebanon by July and signaled that a withdrawal could take place without a peace deal with Syria.
Lebanon-Israel, Politics, 3/6/2000
Macias postpones his visit to Algeria
Algeria-France, Politics, 3/6/2000
Thousands of Egyptians demonstrate against Israel, Russia
Egyptian police sources announced that thousands of Egyptian students demonstrated on Saturday at Cairo University in protest against the Israeli raids against Lebanon and the Russian military operation against Chechnya.
Egypt, Politics, 3/6/2000
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Morocco's ambassador in Algiers met on Sunday with the Algerian ministers of communication and culture and of health and population. Talks covered means of developing bilateral relations to serve the interests of the two peoples.
Sudanese President Gen. Omar Hassan Al Bashir Saturday received a message from King Mohammed VI conveyed by Human Rights Minister Mohamed Aujar.
It was announced in Amman on Saturday that King Abdullah II of Jordan will hold a three-day official visit to Morocco on March 9 at the invitation of his Moroccan counterpart, King Mohammed VI.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa denied yesterday that Egypt received US or non-US messages or warnings concerning Washington's advice for the Arab foreign ministers not to include support for Hizbullah and that it is sufficient to declare their solidarity with Lebanon and criticism for Israel in their coming meetings on March 11- 12 in Beirut.
Turkish - Syrian discussions are starting today in Damascus concerning all issues that concern the two countries to pave the way for another step toward enhancing relations between them in light of results of these discussions.
The international Coca-Cola company intends to establish a new factory in Egypt to fulfill the needs of the local markets and export to the African and the Middle Eastern countries in the framework of its plan to increase production volume.
A declaration was signed confirming the right of the Palestinian people the necessity to return back home the Palestinian refugees as a basic right that was confirmed by the International charter for political civil rights and the rights.
Saudi Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources Ali al-Nueimi met on Sunday in Riyadh with the Polish minister of state, current president of the UN conference on climatic change.
Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gaddafi on Saturday evening spoke on the telephone with Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo. During the telephone conversation talks dealt with several issues of mutual concern and African and international issues.
A cargo airplane affiliated to the EgyptAir coroporation left Cairo yesterday evening for Mozambique carrying 40 tons of Egyptian aid to help victims of the devastating floods in Mozambique. The Egyptian aid includes tents, blankets, food and medicines, as well as clothes according to the instructions of Egyptian President Honsi Mubarak to send urgent to Mozambique to help overcome the floods which displaced many persons.
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal met on Sunday in Riyadh with the chairman of the Jordanian al-Ayan council, Zeid al-Refa, and members of the accompanying delegation, currently visiting Saudi Arabia. The two sides reviewed and discussed bilateral relations between the two states and regional and international issues of mutual concern.
President Charles Taylor of Liberia on Sunday concluded a visit to Libya which lasted for three days, during which he held talks with Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gaddafi on African issues. In a pre-departure statement before leaving Syrte airport, the Liberian president said the two leaders exchanged viewpoints on African issues.
The Russian ambassador to Lebanon, Boris Bolitin, has announced that a delegate for acting Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Lebanon in the framework of a tour of the region which will also cover Syria and Jordan.
Lebanese Prime Minister Salim al-Hoss has welcomed the Israeli Cabinet's decision to pull out from south Lebanon in implementation of UN Security Council resolution 425, which provides for its immediate and unconditional withdrawal from south Lebanon and the western Bekaa.
President Mathieu Kerekou of the Republic of Benin arrived on Sunday in Abu Dhabi in a visit to the United Arab Emirates which will last for three days, during which he will meet with several high-ranking officials to discuss means of developing bilateral relations between the two countries and issues of mutual concern.
A telephone call was made on Sunday between Bahraini Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Issa al-Khalifa and the United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan al-Nahyan. The telephone call dealt with bilateral relations and issues of mutual concern.
Members of the trade chambers in Alexandria are studying today with representatives of 30 Czech companies, members of the Czech - Arab chamber, establishing investment projects and revitalizing the Czech companies in Egypt.
Pilot Hasan Meshrefa, chairman of the operations sector in the EgyptAir organization, said it was decided to make two experiments imitating the events to which the Egyptian airplane which crashed near the US coast on October 31, 1999 was exposed after obtaining new information about how the accident took place.
Israeli President Ezer Weizman has expressed his hope that the news broadcast by the Israeli TV on Saturday on achieving a peace agreement between Syrian and Israel is "true."
The director general of the Israel Exports Institute, Amir Hayek, has asserted that a delegation representing Israeli businessmen will visit Doha in May. In a statement to Israeli Radio on Sunday, Hayek added that this visit aims at strengthening cooperation with Qatari businessmen.
Moroccan Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Minister Mohamed Benaissa decorated Conakry-Guinea ambassador to Rabat, Ali Kaba, with the Officer Alawit-Order medal granted by King Mohammed VI.
Four people were killed in a road accident over the weekend in the Atlas mountain town of Al-Hajeb. Two other people were injured after the collision of two lorries. The accident was imputed to excessive speed.
A Moroccan woman gave birth over the weekend to four babies in the city of Safi (350 km south of Rabat), the Moroccan press reported. The delivery took place in normal conditions and the newborns and their mother are in good health.