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Damascus: choosing a Lebanese prime minister will be a result of Lebanese reconciliation
News reports in Damascus said on Wednesday that Syria is doing its best to show off its neutrality towards the recent legislative elections took place in Lebanon in which the Lebanese opposition achieved considerable victory, noting that this position was expressed in Syria obstinate from taking any overt stand towards various Lebanese political forces.
Syria-Lebanon, Politics, 9/8/2000
Some 1.35 million Iraqi children died due to the sanctions
The sanctions imposed on Iraq has resulted in the death of 1.35 million Iraqi children while the number of women's deaths after delivery increased as well as number of handicapped- births.
Iraq, Politics, 9/8/2000
Kuwaiti- Jordanian committee for bringing together Iraq and Kuwait views
The Kuwaiti- Jordanian Parliamentary fraternal committee has stressed complete readiness to carry out any Arab duty aiming at bringing closer view points between Iraq and Kuwait and solving all pending issues and matters between the two countries in an amicable and fraternal way.
Jordan-Kuwait, Politics, 9/8/2000
Opposition says new government, mere continuation of old team
The Constitutional Union, UC an opposition party, said the line-up of the new government, appointed last Wednesday, is a mere continuation of the old team as it comprises ministers from the same parties that formed the precedent cabinet.
Morocco, Politics, 9/8/2000
National round-table on effect of trade and the environment in Syria
Policies Initiative seeks to assist policy makers and private business better understand the relationship between environmental regulations and some of Syria 's most important sectors.
Syria, Economics, 9/8/2000
King Mohammed pleads for larger representation of developing countries in Security Council
Morocco's King Mohammed VI pleaded for a larger representation of developing countries in the security council and called for a permanent high-level mechanism to implement the international community's decisions in favor of Africa.
Morocco, Politics, 9/8/2000
On the Arab electricity grid project
The chairman of the Egyptian holding company for electricity Mustafa Sweidan has announced hat several experiments have been currently conducted to maintain electricity grid linkage between Syria and Jordan and between Syria and Turkey, adding these experiments will be completed by the year 2001, while work in the electricity grid between Syria and Lebanon will be completed by the year 2002.
Regional, Economics, 9/8/2000
Jordan reduces and unifies departure fees for non- nationals
The Jordanian Cabinet has decided to reduce the departure fees for non- Jordanians who travel through the airports and to unify these fees on all crossing. This measure aims at encouraging investment and tourism.
Jordan, Economics, 9/8/2000
Israeli violations for the Blue line in South Lebanon
Lebanese Prime Minister Salim al-Hoss on Thursday discussed with the UN special coordinator Francis O Kilo means of developing the relations between Lebanon and the UN.
Lebanon, Politics, 9/8/2000
Majority of Palestinians for declaration of the Palestinian state on September 13
An opinion poll whose results was published on Thursday said that the majority of the Palestinians back the declaration of the Palestinian state unilaterally on September 13, despite the opposition of the US and Israel and the dangers of the eruption of acts of violence.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 9/8/2000
Two reserves to protect endangered gazelles and moufflons
Two permanent reserves were created in the province of Boulemane (region of Fez) to accommodate endangered species, particularly gazelles and moufflons.
Morocco, Environment, 9/8/2000
Prince Moulay Rachid meets UN Secretary General
Morocco's Prince Moulay Rachid who is representing King Mohammed VI at the Millennium summit was received Thursday afternoon by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, at the UN headquarters here.
Morocco, Politics, 9/8/2000
Morocco Prepares for Moroccan-Japanese Economic Encounter
The Moroccan chamber of advisors (upper parliamentary chamber) is projecting to hold a Moroccan-Japanese economic colloquy with the participation of 60 Japanese firms.
Morocco-Japan, Politics, 9/8/2000
Indonesian president announces trip to Iraq in november
Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid has said he will visit Iraq to meet with Iraqi counterpart, Saddam Hussein, during the second week of November
Iraq-Indonesia, Politics, 9/8/2000
Majority of the Israelis oppose withdrawal from the Golan
An opinion poll issued on Thursday in Jerusalem said the majority of the Israelis oppose withdrawal from the Golan heights for signing a peace agreement with Syria.
Syria-Israel, Politics, 9/8/2000
Eritrea's army redeployment along the border with Sudan
The Sudanese dailies issued on Thursday said that forces from the Eritrea's army and " the people's army for the liberation of Sudan" which opposes al-Khartoum regime, are being positioned on the eastern borders of Sudan.
Sudan-Eritrea, Politics, 9/8/2000
Conference highlights dialogue as essential for success of reforms in Africa
A conference on "promotion of social dialogue in Africa," which wound up here Wednesday, concluded that social dialogue is an essential factor for the success of economic and social reforms in Africa.
Regional, Politics, 9/8/2000
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The Lebanese daily al- Nahar said today that a Syrian- Lebanese summit between President Emil Lahoud and President Bashar al-Assad will be held in the second half of this month in damascus. This summit is of special importance for two reasons: the first is that the first between the two presidents after al-Assad assumed his presidential tasks and the second is that it comes after the Parliamentary elections and the new phase in Lebanon.
The Tunisian journalist Tawfiq Bin Breik on Thursday returned back to Tunisia from Paris, accompanied by the secretary general of the organization in defense of press rights " San frontier correspondents " Robert Minar and a delegation representing European parliamentarians including Daniel Cohen, Bandit and Eline Flooter and Harlm Desier. Bin Breik return back comes after four months from his hunger strike he had started on April 3rd in Tunisia and continued in Paris in protest of freedom suppression in his country.
The Jordanian official news agency Petra reported on Thursday that the Jordanian King Abdullah II and the Iranian President Muhammad Khatami met for the first time in New York on the sideline of the Millennium Summit. The agency explained that the meeting which was held on Wednesday centered on " the importance of revitalizing cooperation and coordination among the Islamic states to withstand common challenges at the age of globalization." The two sides indicated that " in increasing co-operation and strengthening economic relations will be common benefits."
A miniature painting by Moroccan artist Fatiha Nejjar has entered the Guinness world records book as the smallest hand-painting. The 1.2cm-long, 0.9 cm-wide painting shows a human face.
Employees of SAMIR oil-refining company decided to stage a 24-hour strike as of next Tuesday. The strike movement was decided after the company's management refused solutions proposed to meet the employees' grievances and claims, a statement by the national trade union of oil and gas industries and representatives of employees, affiliated to the Confederation Democratique du Travail (CDT) said.
An adult dolphin has been living in the "Bocana" Mediterranean beach for four months and seems to like his new residence place where it follows the small fishing boats. The mammal, named Delphi by inhabitants, is easily approached by children and bathers who stroke its back.