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Group of Human Rights Abuse Victims Receive Compensation
A group of victims of human rights abuse received on Monday compensations, following a decision by an arbitration and compensation commission to settle a total of 609 cases.
Morocco, Culture, 6/27/2001
Al-Assad stresses France, Europe key role
In his second day visit to France, President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday and the French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin held a close- door meeting at the premises of the French cabinet.
Syria-France, Politics, 6/27/2001
Mubarak on the wake of Powell's arrival in Egypt
President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt has announced just few hours before the arrival of the US secretary of state Colin Powell today in Alexandria marking the beginning of his tour on the region, that he ( Mubarak) refused demands ( set by certain sides) to pressure the Palestinians. He renewed his warning of the spread of " terrorism" in the region if the US will not interfere to maintain a settlement.
Egypt-USA, Politics, 6/27/2001
Blair, King Abdullah discuss ME, Iraq conditions
A spokesman for the British prime minister Tony Blair said that Blair has met with the Jordanian King Abdullah on Tuesday and called for the full implementation of the peace plan for which the US mediated to stop fighting in the Middle East.
Jordan-UK, Politics, 6/27/2001
The Gulf states study means of uniting their currency
The first meeting of the technical committee in charge of studying the necessary requirements to implement article 22 of the common economic agreement of the Gulf Cooperation Council GCC member states on uniting the currency under the chairmanship of the governor of the Bahrain Monetary foundation Sheikh Ahmad Bin Muhammad al-Khaleifa.
Gulf, Economics, 6/27/2001
Algeria makes vehement accusations of shameless siding of UNO in Sahara issue
Algeria accused the United Nations secretariat general of "deviating from its neutrality and objectivity mission in reporting facts and presenting arguments" in the UN secretary general latest report on the Sahara issue.
Algeria-Morocco, Politics, 6/27/2001
A call to liberalize inter Arab trade services
A report by the Arab banks federation has called to enroll the issue of liberalizing inter- Arab financial services in the agenda of the first Arab economic conference due to be held in Cairo in December this year especially after 7 Arab states agreed the principle of liberalizing the services.
Regional, Economics, 6/27/2001
UN Security Council holds closed session on latest proposals on Sahara
The United Nations security council started on Tuesday consultations on the latest report submitted by UN secretary general, Kofi Annan, to settle the Sahara issue.
Morocco-Algeria, Politics, 6/27/2001
Kuwaiti Foreign minister in Morocco
Kuwaiti foreign affairs minister, Sheikh Mohamed Sabah Al-salem al-Sabah, arrived in Rabat Wednesday with a message from the ruler of Kuwait, Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad Al-Sabah to King Mohammed VI.
Morocco-Kuwait, Politics, 6/27/2001
Intifada men set off an explosive in an Israeli tank
On Tuesday morning the Palestinian Intifada youths set off an explosive in an Israeli tank which was stationed between Elei Sina and Dogit in Gaza.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 6/27/2001
Arafat and Damascus' conditions
A Palestinian official close to the Palestinian authority said in an exclusive statement to the Jordanian weekly al-Sabeel that the chairman of the Palestinian Authority Yasser Arafat informed the Syrian leadership his rejection of Damascus's conditions and her demands that should be met if he desires to visit Damascus and to meet with the Syrian officials.
Palestine-Syria, Politics, 6/27/2001
European trade commissioner in Morocco
European commissioner for trade, Pascal Lamy is expected in Morocco Thursday on a three-day visit.
Morocco-European Union, Economics, 6/27/2001
Hizbullah and the Arabs of Israel
The Israeli radio said on Tuesday that the Israeli daily Maareve said in its editorial on Tuesday that the Hizbullah organization is working to reinforce its attempts in order to recruit the Arabs of Israel in its lines.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 6/27/2001
Moroccan northern regions absorb between 8 to 9 billion dh in investments annually
Investments injected in northern Morocco are worth an annual 8 to 9 billion DH (US$ 727 to 818 million), said Morocco's premier, Abderrahmane Youssoufi.
Morocco, Economics, 6/27/2001
Spanish premier: Moroccan-spanish relations affected by non-renewal of fisheries agreement
Spanish prime minister, Jose Maria Aznar said relations with Morocco have been affected by difficulties in reaching a fisheries agreement between Morocco and the European Union.
Morocco-Spain, Politics, 6/27/2001
Arab community in Detroit boycotts Bush meeting, attended by Olmert
The Arab officials at the American Muslim council on Monday refused an invitation to attend a meeting in which the US President George Bush will deliver a speech in Detroit in protest that the Mayor of " occupied Jerusalem" Ehud Olmert is taking part in the meeting.
Regional-USA, Politics, 6/27/2001
American, British planes strike Iraq
The American central leadership have announced that American and British warplanes on Monday evening raided positions situated in the southern part of Iraq.
Iraq-USA, Politics, 6/27/2001
An international conference to protect the Arab child
A conference on protecting the child from mal- treatment and negligence will be held in al-Manama on October 20 to 22. It is organized by the Bahraini society for developing childhood in collaboration with UNICEF.
Regional, Culture, 6/27/2001
Morocco plays catalyzing role in Euro-Mediterranean cooperation, European official
Morocco plays a catalyzing role in the Euro-Mediterranean cooperation mechanism, both at the political and economic scales, said European commissioner for trade, Pascal Lamy, who is to start Thursday a three-day visit to Morocco.
Morocco-European Union, Politics, 6/27/2001
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In its session to be held next Monday, the Egyptian People's Assembly (parliament) will approve the executive protocol to establish the free trade agreement between Egypt and Iraq. According to this protocol the two sides will cancel customs, taxes and other fees of similar enforced in the two states and applied on December 31, 2000 on all exchanged commodities of national origin from the two countries.
Saudi heir apparent Prince Abdallah Bin Abdul Aziz, deputy president of the ministers council and commander of the national guard, received on Tuesday in his residence in Casablanca foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Morocco called for improving the working method of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) to help it participate more actively in international decision-making.
A horrible car accident in Syria resulted in killing 27 persons on Tuesday on Tadmor ( Palmyra ) Khneifes, 220 Km to the East of Damascus.
The Secretary general of the Arab League (AL) Amr Moussa on Tuesday received a message from the Tunisian foreign minister al-Habib Bin Yahya on means of boosting the special mechanism on common Arab work. This was expressed by ambassador Salah eddine al-Jamali, Tunisia's representatives to the AL upon he handed the message to Moussa.
The Israeli radio said on Tuesday that the leadership of the Jewish community in France had met with the French President Jacques Chirac several weeks ago and asked him to work for postponing President Bashar al-Assad's visit to France, until he ( the Syrian President) will give apologies for his statements allegedly to be made against the Jews. The Israeli radio said that the Elysee palace refused this request.
The Qatari Shoura council has called on the ruler of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Bin Khaleifa al-Thani to keep the consumption of electricity and waters free for the Qataris so as to avoid them new financial risks. The Qatari dailies issued on Tuesday said that the Shoura council discussed in its Monday's session the question of imposing fees on water and electricity consumption by the Qataris who had been exempted from these fees and decided to submit this recommendation to Sheikh Hamad.
President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt on Tuesday in Cairo met with the Lebanese Prime minister Rafiq al-Hariri. Discussions dealt with developments of tense conditions in the Middle East region and the currently made efforts to ease down conditions in the region.
President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt on Tuesday in Cairo received a message from the Tunisian President Zein al-Abidin Bin Ali dealt with latest developments on the regional and international arenas as well as several issues of mutual concern, foremost being security co-operation between the two states and means of supporting and developing it.