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Lt. Gen. Bashar to adopt openness measures
Well-informed political sources in Beirut have expected Lt. Gen. Bashar al-Assad to start his rule by systematic openness measures within a period of time not to exceed three months after he assumed power.
Lebanon, Politics, 7/5/2000
Iraq, Saudi Arabia plan to restore remains of Saudi pilot died in Gulf war
Saudi Arabia and Iraq have approved a plan set by the International committee of the Red Cross ICRC to restore back the remains of the Saudi pilot Muhammad Nazira whose plane was downed in Iraq during the Gulf war in 1991.
Iraq-Saudi Arabia, Politics, 7/5/2000
Syria - Qatar agree on establishing a free trade zone
Qatar and Syria agreed on establishing a free trade zone between them within the framework of the Arab League's Free Trade Zone agreement.
Syria-Qatar, Politics, 7/5/2000
Kuwaiti daily expects the convening of an Arab summit
The Kuwaiti daily al-Qabas quoted well-informed sources in Cairo as saying that an Arab summit that is expected to be held before October will concentrate its efforts on one issue which is the peace process between the Palestinians and the Israelis, noting that the new Syrian President Lt. Gen. Bashar al-Assad is taking part in this summit.
Kuwait-Palestine, Politics, 7/5/2000
Bouteflika: educational reform based on merit, access and lifelong education
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said on Tuesday in comments about education and educational reform that educational institutions should place the student is "at the center of the university."
Algeria, Economics, 7/5/2000
Mubarak, Lebanese parliament speaker discuss situations in Lebanon
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak on Tuesday in Cairo met with the speaker of the Lebanese parliament Nabih Berri, currently visiting Egypt to take part in the conference of the Islamic Parliaments Union.
Egypt-Lebanon, Politics, 7/5/2000
A nearby meeting between Mubarak and Khatami
The Iranian daily Bahar said on Tuesday that the Iranian President Muhammad Khatami and the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will meet shortly on the sideline of the meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York.
Egypt-Iran, Politics, 7/5/2000
Yemen and Saudi Arabia exchange documents of border treaty
Yemen and Saudi Arabia exchanged documents of the borders treaty which they signed in June in Jeddah city in Saudi Arabia after being ratified by the legislative bodies in both countries and was ratified by the Yemeni President Ali Abdu Allah Saleh and King Fahd Bin Abd El-Aziz of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia-Yemen, Politics, 7/5/2000
Arab League chief confers with former UN official
The Secretary General of the Arab league AL Ismat Abdul Miguid on Tuesday in Cairo received the former assistant secretary general of the UN Dennis Halliday, who was also former UN coordinator for humanitarian issues in Iraq who resigned in protest of continued sufferings of the Iraqi people.
Iraq, Politics, 7/5/2000
Berri: Syrian army exists in Lebanon in a public and legal way
Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa convened with Nabeeh Berri head of the Lebanese parliament who is currently visiting Cairo to participate in the conference of the Islamic countries parliamentary leaders.
Lebanon-Syria, Politics, 7/5/2000
Syria denies promotion of Maj. Maher al-Assad
A well-informed Syrian source told the Lebanese daily al- Safir on Tuesday that press reports which spoke about promotion of Maj. Eng. Maher al-Assad ( brother of Bashar al-Assad) to a colonel or to a higher military grade is "groundless."
Syria-Lebanon, Politics, 7/5/2000
Kuwaiti - Iranian border talks
The spokesman for the foreign relations committee at the Kuwaiti parliament Abdul Mohsin Jammal said that the Kuwaiti first deputy prime minister and foreign minister Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah will head for Tehran shortly to hold talks relating to sea border demarcation between the two countries.
Kuwait-Saudi Arabia, Politics, 7/5/2000
Kadhafi ends visit to Niger
Libyan President Moammar Kadhafi left Niamey Tuesday for Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, after a four-day visit to Niger, state radio reported.
Libya-Niger, Politics, 7/5/2000
Premier meets Extramadura speaker
Morocco's Prime Minister Abderrahmane Youssoufi met in Rabat Tuesday with speaker of the local parliament of Extramadura (Spain), Manuel Veiga Lopez.
Morocco-Spain, Politics, 7/5/2000
Islamic parliamentary conference: Jerusalem is capital of the Palestinian state
Palestine-Egypt, Politics, 7/5/2000
Saudi Arabia, Yemen exchange border agreement documents
Yemen and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday exchanged documents of the border agreement signed in June between the two states.
Saudi Arabia-Yemen, Politics, 7/5/2000
Morocco committed to defending interests of Moroccan expatriates in spain, minister
The Moroccan government intervenes whenever Moroccan expatriates in Spain are subject to acts harmful to human rights, said on Tuesday Moroccan minister of social development, solidarity, employment and vocational training and spokesman for government, Khalid Alioua.
Morocco, Politics, 7/5/2000
Sudanese FM: Efforts to reopen Sudanese embassy in Washington
Mostafa Ossmal Ismail, the Sudanese foreign minister assured that there are large efforts for removing the obstacles confronting the Sudanese embassy's return to Washington to practice its duties.
Sudan-USA, Politics, 7/5/2000
King Mohammed lays down foundation stone of $ 8 mln phone call center in the north
Morocco, Economics, 7/5/2000
Sahara issue will be settled once Algeria withdraws from the dossier, sahrawi tribesmen
Several Sahrawi shioukh (Tribe Chiefs) and local elected representatives said Tuesday that the Sahara issue will be settled once Algeria withdraws from the dossier.
Morocco-Algeria, Politics, 7/5/2000
Following overall restoration, Al-Azhar mosque glitters anew
Al-Azhar Mosque, the symbol of Islamic Egypt, has been recently reopened, following a major operation of restoration. The comprehensive restoration works, completed in 20 months, were carried out exclusively by Egyptian technical expertise and trained labour. The renovation and refurbishing works covered the whale mosque; the Fatimid, which is the core component, commonly known as the Fatimid Umbrella, the Mameluk and the Ottoman parts.
Egypt, Culture, 7/5/2000
Islamic Parliamentary Union calls for stronger economic cooperation
Participants in the second session of the Islamic Parliamentary Union ISPU in cairo called for stronger inter-Islamic cooperation.
Regional, Economics, 7/5/2000
Knesset member explains Palestinian position on Israeli threats
A member of the Israeli Knesset explained that the Palestinians are using the same tactics that the Israelis use in preventing Palestinians from standing by their views during the ongoing negotiations.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 7/5/2000
Syria, FAO signed agricultural cooperation agreement
Minister of agriculture Asaad Mustafa and the representative of FAO in Damascus, Mustafa Sinaser on Monday evening in Damascus signed an agreement between Syria and FAO to implementing the technical assistance project for combating livestock diseases, which is financed by FAO at a cost of US $ 259,000.
Syria, Agriculture, 7/5/2000
Levi: Declaring a Palestinian state unilaterally means Palestinian withdrawal from the peace process
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 7/5/2000
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US President Bill Clinton today said that there will be a summit next week between the Palestinians and Israelis in Washington. He said the Palestinians and Israelis have leadership now that is visionary, stressing the importance of reaching an agreement by the September 13 deadline saying both sides "understand the stakes."
Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Bin Khaleifa al-Thani on Tuesday in Doha received a message from Sultan Qabous Bin Saeed of Oman pertaining to means of developing bilateral relations as well as several issues of mutual concern.
Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz on Tuesday received a telephone call from the ruler of Bahrain Sheikh Hamad Bin Issa al-Khaleifa. The two sides discussed several issues of mutual concern.
An Israeli military statement said that Princess Aesha, daughter of the late Jordanian King Hussein, who ( the princess) is the commander of women unit in the Jordanian army and is a colonel on Tuesday met her counterpart in the Israeli army colonel Suzi Young.
The secretary general of the Hizbullah party in Lebanon Sheikh Hassan Nasrullah arrived in Tehran on Tuesday in a visit to Iran which will last for several days.
The general trusteeship of the Arab parties decided convening the meetings of its 7th session today in the liberated detention Khayam camp in south Lebanon to discuss the role of the Arab parties in supporting Lebanon and discussing the report about the trusteeship's activities and its works during the last period.
Nabeeh Berri, head of the Lebanese parliament said that his discussions with Arab League's secretary general Esmat Abd El-Maguid tackled the latest developments concerning the Israeli violations in Lebanon which are still ongoing even after the Israeli withdrawal from south Lebanon. They also discussed presenting aid that has been agreed to at several Arab summits.
The Jordanian weekly al-Sabeel said that Israel has proposed to give Jordan aids to implement the project for transporting the waters of al-Deisi basin in Southern Jordan to the capital Amman, under the condition that Israel to stop to supply Jordan with amounts of waters from Tiberies Lake.
Kuwait is intending to rent an area at Singapore's refineries to refine its crude oil after a fire took place and led to the closure of al-Ahmadi port refinery last week. The capacity of al-Ahmadi refinery is estimated at 485,000 barrels every day.
The secretary general of the council of the Arab ministers of the Interior Ahmad Bin Muhammad has stated that there are current contacts between the council and the UN to convene an international conference for fighting terrorism under the umbrella of the UN.
The Algero-Iraqi joint commission will be held on July 10 and 11 in Baghdad, the ministry of trade indicated. The Algerian delegation which will be led by the trade minister Mourad Medelci will notably include representatives from different ministerial departments, public holdings, state organisms and institutions as well as officials of central enterprises and administrations. The Algerian news agency APS reported that Algerian economic operators, mainly representatives of public and private enterprises having relations with Iraq will go on the same period to Iraq.
Yemen expressed desire to remove obstacles before journalists. Governor Saleh Obad Al-Khowlani, managers of media and journalistic institutions and the journalists attended a ceremony in which journalists were granted credentials. The governor appreciated the efforts of journalists to inform the public about the government saying Yemen is living a new era of reform and construction, especially after solving the borders disputes with neighbors, SABA reported.
Refki Abd El-Kader, the information minister and spokesman of the Djibouti government assured that the Egypt - Djibouti efforts for achieving national rapport in Somalia conform in the principles, aims and reestablishing a unified Somalia. He clarified that the convened Somalis in Djibouti are studying items of a constitution draft that comprises all the system structures of Somalia. He said that the conference began on May 2 and that 750 personalities convened in the first stage and the aim was the reconciliation among the tribes and tribal factions and that rapport was reached among the factions.