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Baz warns against Israel waging a regional war
Egypt's President Mubarak's political advisor, Osama el-Baz warned against Israeli resigned PM's threats with waging a regional war. "Such a war will not be at all in favor of Israel even if it used nuclear weapons, which will be a bad omen for it, since the Arabs have weapons that will deter them. This is in addition to the support by Islamic, African and some third world countries." Affirmed Baz.
Egypt-Israel, Politics, 1/9/2001
Butaflika and the army in Algeria
He said " In Algeria we see a blockade because there are two authorities. There is a clear authority in that Butaflika is a President and a hidden actual authority which is the army and for that reason Butaflika does not own the capabilities to settle the crisis Algeria has been passing.
Algeria, Politics, 1/9/2001
Egypt, Saudi Arabia to establish free zone area
The Saudi foreign minister Saud al-Faisal said on Monday he will discuss today with the Egyptian foreign minister Amr Moussa the establishment a free trade area between the two states and canceling of customs restrictions.
Saudi Arabia-Egypt, Economics, 1/9/2001
Al- Assad, Musharraf open technology center for information in Damascus
As the Chief executive for the Pakistan Islamic republic gen. Perves Musharaf left Damascus after he took part in the inauguration of the Information technology Center. President Bashar al-Assad received at Damascus al-Shaab palace the second deputy premier and the defense and aviation minister in Saudi Arabia and members of the accompanying delegation.
Syria-Saudi Arabia-Pakistan, Politics, 1/9/2001
Saudi foreign minister denies news on efforts failure over three islands
The Saudi foreign minister prince Saud al-Faisal has denied news on the failure of the tripartite committee formed to discuss the question of the three islands between the United Arab Emirates and Iran.
Saudi Arabia-Iran, Politics, 1/9/2001
Saudi defense minister concludes visit to Jordan
prince Sultan held talked with the Jordanian King Abdullah and the prime minister Ali Abu al-Ragheb dealt with various current issues and developments during which the two sides stressed care to foster joint bilateral and defense relations and the exchange of visits between the two states.
Jordan-Saudi Arabia, Politics, 1/9/2001
Clashes continue, Palestinians refuse American proposals
Confrontations continued in the occupied Arab territories with the escalation of the Palestinian rejection to the American proposals which is viewed as violating Palestinian rights. The Palestinian Abdul Hameed al-Kharti ( 34 year old) was killed on Monday and other Palestinians were wounded by the Israeli bullets.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 1/9/2001
Portuguese foreign minister's talks in Rabat
Portuguese foreign minister, Jaime Gama, who started on Monday a two-day official visit to Morocco held a series of talks with Moroccan officials over bilateral cooperation and preparations for the 5"5 ministerial meeting, in Lisbon this month.
Morocco-Portugal, Politics, 1/9/2001
Turkish daily and the Syrian- Turkish relations
The Turkish daily Hurriet said on Monday that Turkish- Syrian relations have entered a new crisis and that President Bashar al-Assad's visit to Turkey was suspended. A visit which is expected to improve bilateral relations between the two countries.
Syria-Turkey, Politics, 1/9/2001
Ruler of Kuwait confers with the Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament
The ruler of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah on Monday in Kuwait received the Speaker of the Lebanese parliament Nabih Berri and members of the accompanying delegation on the occasion of its visit to the state of Kuwait.
Kuwait-Lebanon, Politics, 1/9/2001
Jweili for boosting inter- Arab trade
The secretary general of the Arab economic unity council Ahmad Jweili has stressed the importance of increasing inter- Arab trade and facilitate the move of commodities among these states as well as trade integration to cover the imports gap among these countries.
Regional, Economics, 1/9/2001
Moroccan-Indian oil-prospecting cooperation probed
Head of the Moroccan oil research and exploitation office (ONAREP), Amina Belkhadra, examined in Rabat cooperation opportunities with visiting vice-president and general-manager of the Indian petroleum and natural gas firm "ONGC," respectively D.S. Porwal and S.S. Yalamarty.
Morocco-India, Economics, 1/9/2001
Means to upgrade Morocco - Pakistan economic ties studied
Means to upgrade economic and commercial ties between Morocco and Pakistan were studied at a meeting in Rabat Monday between head of the Moroccan trade, industry and services chambers federation (FCCISM), Abdallah Zouhir, and Pakistan's ambassador to Morocco, Shujaat Ali Khan.
Morocco-Pakistan, Economics, 1/9/2001
Morocco and Iran move to re-launch trade
The Moroccan federation of chambers of commerce, industry and services and its Iranian peer will set up a joint structure to re-launch trade between the two countries.
Morocco-Iran, Economics, 1/9/2001
British envoy arrives in Amman
The special envoy for the British prime minister Tony Blair, Lord Levy arrived in Amman on Monday coming from Israel in a one- day work visit to Jordan.
Jordan-UK, Politics, 1/9/2001
American investments in the UAE recede
Chairman of the council specialized in supporting the Americans in Dubai and the Northern Arab emirates T.B. Makliland has admitted that American investment in the United Arab Emirates UAE have been affected as a result of the people's boycott of the American commodities and products since the eruption of the Palestinian Intifada.
United Arab Emirates-USA, Economics, 1/9/2001
Eritrea warns Ethiopia from violating Algiers agreement
Eritrea ambassador in Cairo Muhammad Omar Mahmoud has warned against any attempt by Ethiopia to retreat from implementing the peace agreement signed in Algiers on December 12 to end border wars between the two sides that lasted for two years in which tens of thousands were killed.
Eritrea-Ethiopia, Politics, 1/9/2001
Three touristic projects to be completed
"During this tourist season, three giant projects will be inaugurated. These projects are Abu Simbel, Philae and Kalabsha temples," said Minister of Culture, Farouk Hosni.
Egypt, Economics, 1/9/2001
Morocco-EU political talks on fisheries resumed in rabat
European commissioner of agriculture and fisheries, Franz Fischler, and Moroccan fishery minister, Said Chbaatou, resumed in Rabat Tuesday political talks paving the way to a fishery agreement.
Morocco-European Union, Economics, 1/9/2001
European Commission president Romano Prodi tours Maghreb countries
European Commission president Romano Prodi tours Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco January 11-15.
Maghreb-European Union, Politics, 1/9/2001
Arab states called to ratify international penal court statute
Participants to the 3rd regional seminar of the international human rights federation on international justice called here Monday states in the region to speedy ratification of the international penal court statute.
Regional, Judicial, 1/9/2001
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President Bashar al-Assad on Monday issued decree no. 8 for 2001 provides for ratifying the reciprocated administrative co-operation for proper application of customs legislation, to eliminate customs violations, signed between the governments of Syria and Algeria.
The Saudi foreign minister prince Saud al-Faisal on Monday received a message from the Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir forwarded to the Saudi crown prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz. This was made during the meeting held between the Saudi foreign minister and his Sudanese counterpart Mustafa Othman Ismael.
The Saudi minister of the Interior Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz said that his visit to Iran is still valid and its date will be fixed very soon. In press statements he made in al-Riyadh on Monday, the Saudi minister added that this visit aims at maintaining coordination and consultation among brothers during which the security agreement will be signed between the two countries.
Secretary general of the World Customs Organization, Michel Danet, who is currently on a visit to Morocco, conferred in Rabat Monday with Prime Minister Abderrahmane Youssoufi on ways to enhance cooperation between Morocco and the world organization. The two sides surveyed the decisions made by the meeting of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) held in Marrakesh in 1994.
A celebration was held on Monday morning in Tehran on resuming air flights between Saudi Arabia and Iran and vis a vis and the inauguration of the new Saudi Arabia airline office. At the meantime one flight will be opened weekly between Jeddah and Tehran and vis a vis. Today an agreement will be signed to transport the Iranian pilgrims, between the Saudi airlines and the Iranian al-Haj organization.
The new Israeli Consul general in New York Aloun Benkas has expected the resumption of peace talks on the Syrian track during a period within 6 to 8 coming months.
Lebanese minister of the displaced Marwan Hammadeh has stated that the road between Damascus and al-Mukhtara ( Walid Junblat town) has not been cut yet. In a statement to the " Saturday Saloon" program broadcast by Sawt Lebanon and issued by the Lebanese daily al-Nahar on Monday, Hammadeh added that efforts continue and the atmosphere is negative. He expected that time will not be so long for the return of Walid Junblat to his office in Damascus.
Secretary general of the Arab League, Esmat Abdul Magid, was officially invited to take part in the Arab civil society organizations conference to be held next Feb.15-19 in Morocco.
Israel's minister of regional cooperation Shemon Peres left Tel Aviv on Monday heading for New Delhi in a visit to India which will last for several days, said the israeli radio on Monday.
The Seventh Conference of the United Nations on climatic change will convene October 29-November 9, 2001 in Marrakesh, announced Monday city-planning, urbanism, housing and environment minister Mohamed El Yazghi.
The Kuwaiti daily al-Rai al-Am quoted an official source as saying that the Kuwaiti minister of communications has released a decision states to reduce the cost of International telephone calls tariff as from February, noting that tariff will be 300 fils at peak times and 250 fils at ordinary times.
It was officially announced in Amman on Monday that the Jordanian government has decided to close the two Jordanian press offices in Washington and London.