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Al-Assad, Mubarak, King Abdullah review Arab summit agenda, inaugurate electricity grid
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, President Muhammad Hosni Mubarak of Egypt and the Jordanian King Abdullah on Wednesday held a meeting in damascus at the Umayad's conference palace.
Syria-Regional, Politics, 3/15/2001
Reviving civil society committees in Syria
The Syrian film- maker Nabil al-Maleh has announced that the committees of the "Civil Society" in Syria have started to expand to include all Syrian provinces.
Syria, Politics, 3/15/2001
Mubarak, al-Assad and Abdullah inaugurate power linkage project
Egyptian President Mubarak, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and King Abdullah II of Jordan yesterday inaugurated the joint power linkage project from Deir Ali station on the joint Syrian-Jordanian frontiers.
Regional, Politics, 3/15/2001
The Hague court settles Qatar- Bahrain border disputes tomorrow
Tomorrow, relations between Qatar and Bahrain will pass an important test as the International court of Justice at the Hague will give its sentence on the old disputes between the two Arab states concerning sovereignty over small islands in the Arab Gulf.
Qatar-Bahrain, Politics, 3/15/2001
Kuwait does not oppose debating the question of Iraq at the Summit
The Kuwaiti foreign minister Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah who will next week hold a tour on the Arab states said that his country does not oppose discussing the question of Iraq during the coming Arab summit in Amman.
Kuwait-Iraq, Politics, 3/15/2001
Saddam is expected to take part in the Arab summit
In a statement to the London- based al-Hayat daily issued on Wednesday, a high ranking Arab officials said that the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein might surprise the Arab leaders who will meet at Amman's summit on March 27 and 28 by attended this summit..
Iraq-Regional, Politics, 3/15/2001
Morocco disclaims daily's call to back Basque separatists
Moroccan Premier Abderrahmane Youssoufi disclaimed in Laayoune Wednesday the editorial published by a Moroccan daily calling to back the Basque separatists, saying it "does not at all reflect the stand of the Moroccan government and people."
Morocco-Spain, Politics, 3/15/2001
Madrid cancels twinning acts between Spanish localities and Polisario-controlled camps in tindouf
The Spanish government delegate to the autonomous community of Madrid has cancelled for unconstitutionality the twinning acts between three localities and polisario-controlled camps in Tindouf (in south-western Algeria).
Morocco-Spain, Politics, 3/15/2001
Over 2,600 participants in union congress in Laayoune
The Democratic Labor Confederation (CDT) close to the prime minister's USFP) is holding in the southwestern city of Laayoune, its 4th general congress themed "Unity and Democracy," with over 2,600 participants attending.
Morocco, Politics, 3/15/2001
Morocco's premier calls international community to honor commitments vis-a-vis sequestered Moroccans
Morocco's premier, Abderrahmane Youssoufi, on Wednesday urged the international community to honor its commitments vis-a-vis Moroccans sequestered in Tindouf (southwestern Algeria) by the Polisario guerilla movement, which claims the independence of Moroccan southern provinces.
Morocco, Politics, 3/15/2001
Trade union leader wants a development mechanism for southern provinces development
Morocco, Economics, 3/15/2001
Israel and al-Hasbani river
The director of the Israeli water company " Mikorot" Ori Saghi on Wednesday called on the government of Ariel Sharon to prevent Lebanon from pumping waters from al-Hasbani river which springs from Lebanon and pours in the Tiberies lake ( in Israel).
Lebanon-Israel, Politics, 3/15/2001
Workshop calls for efficient statistics system on fisheries
Participants in a workshop on fishery statistics-- held part of a meeting of sea research institutes of Maghreban countries bordering the Mediterranean sea - called for setting up an efficient statistics compilation system on fisheries in the Mediterranean countries.
Maghreb, Economics, 3/15/2001
Egypt to export gas to Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey
"An agreement was reached Wednesday on the exportation of Egyptian natural gas to Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Turkey," Egyptian Petroleum Minister Sameh Fahmy said in statements prior to his departure Damascus.
Egypt-Regional, Economics, 3/15/2001
First Lady Mubarak meets NCW members
During the meeting, Mrs. Mubarak called for more emphasis on four basic issues which are provision of women's identity cards (IDS), eliminating illiteracy, the status of women supporting families, and voting cards for women.
Egypt, Culture, 3/15/2001
One Palestinian killed, 10 wounded in confrontation with Israeli forces
The Israeli forces on Wednesday continued their attacks against the Palestinians which resulted in killing one Palestinian youth and wounding other ten.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 3/15/2001
Jordan human rights report
Jordan, Culture, 3/15/2001
Skulls of the ancient Egyptians used to spot neurological illness
Scientists have found the skulls and paintings of the ancient Egyptians can reveal a lot about their neurological diseases.
Egypt, History, 3/15/2001
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Jordanian sources said on Wednesday that the Jordanian King Abdullah will today pay a short visit to the United Arab Emirates during which he will meet with the UAE President Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan al-Nahyan and discuss with him current issues and conditions in the Palestinian territories and bilateral relations.
Saudi Arabia has announced its opposition to statements made by the US secretary of state Colin Powell over the status of occupied Jerusalem. The Saudi defense minister prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz on al-Riyadh said in press statements issued on Wednesday that the " Americans themselves are not serious in their statements concerning the transfer of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem." He expressed opposition to these stances.
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir starts on Monday an official visit to the United Arab Emirates which will last for several days at the official invitation of President of the United Arab Emirates UAE Sheikh Zayed Bin Salman al-Nahyan.
The Jordanian daily al-Arab al-Youm said on Wednesday that convening a meeting between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the chairman of the Palestinian Authority Yasser Arafat and normalizing political relations between the Syrians and the Palestinians has become imperative and necessary after the Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon unveiled his negotiations paper.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa Wednesday said that the launch of an electricity project by President Hosni Mubarak, Syrian President Bashar AL-Assad and King Abdullah of Jordan earlier in the day marked a key accomplishment. The project will link as of today Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Libya. Lebanon will join later. The entire Arab nation will be connected to this project," added Moussa.
"The Arab electricity network project is one of the key Pan-Arab joint ventures to embody Arab joint actions," Director General of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development Abdel Latif al Hamad said. The energy sector is the base for building the overall Arab economy, he told Good Morning Egypt television program Wednesday. "The project has been under study for years and its application has been in motion in the Arab region," he said.
The Jordanian weekly al-Sabeel in its recent issue quoted well-informed sources as saying that the Israeli ambassador in Amman will return back to his office by the beginning of April.