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Syrian member of parliament calls for human rights
Member of the Syrian parliament Mamoun al-Homsi who is also a member at the Syrian- French- Friendship society has called for the formation of a human rights committee at the Syrian parliament.
Syria, Politics, 6/28/2001
Moroccan papers criticize Algeria's refusal of UN new proposals to settle Sahara issue
The Moroccan newspapers criticized this Thursday Algeria's refusal of the new proposals made by the UN secretary general, Kofi Annan, to settle the Sahara issue, saying that this attitude clearly shows that the "Polisario" is only a card played by Algeria, which is the actual impediment to settlement efforts.
Morocco-Algeria, Politics, 6/28/2001
Al-Assad concludes a successful visit to France
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday concluded his visit to France by a close door meeting with the French President Jacques Chirac during which they discussed results of the visit.
Syria-France, Politics, 6/28/2001
Morocco, UAE's joint statement
Morocco and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday denounced the policy of "siege and repression conducted by Israel against the Palestinian peopl"e and called on the international community to shoulder its responsibility to halt the Israeli aggressions.
Morocco-United Arab Emirates, Politics, 6/28/2001
The UN and Iraq
The UN Security Council five member permanent states today will hold a meeting to reconsider the sanctions imposed on Iraq, at the request of Russia who announced on Tuesday it will oppose the draft project " called smart sanctions " proposed by both the US and Britain.
Iraq, Politics, 6/28/2001
Powell urges further violence reduction
US Secretary of State Colin Powell said he is traveling to the Middle East to urge Israelis and Palestinians to support the Mitchell recommendations for easing tensions between them.
Palestine-USA, Politics, 6/28/2001
New American, British strikes against Iraq
British warplanes on Tuesday launched a new attack against Southern Iraq for the second time within two days.
Iraq-USA, Politics, 6/28/2001
Larsen: living conditions of the Palestinians is in its worst
The representative for the UN secretary general in the Middle East Terry Larsen, who is also the coordinator of the UN activities in the Palestinian territories said that the Palestinian living conditions level has greatly receded as a result of the siege and the Israeli policy of closure imposed on the Palestinian territories.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 6/28/2001
Israel continues attacking the Palestinians, Sharon refuses Bush's call to freeze settlements
The Israeli forces on Wednesday broke into Saleit al-Daher village in Jenin in the West Bank where confrontation erupted and resulted in serious wounds among Palestinan citizens.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 6/28/2001
Women and War
" Women and war " is the title of an art exhibition under display at the Damascus International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC's headquarters. It will continue until July 5th.
Syria, Culture, 6/28/2001
Foreign sides are accused in Algerian incidents
The Algerian prime minister Ali Bin Flis has accused foreign sides in contributing to inflaming incidents taking place in al-Kabayel area and several Algerian cities.
Algeria, Local, 6/28/2001
Saudi Arabia, Iran to found a joint bank
Saudi Arabia and Iran signed an agreement to found a joint Saudi- Iranian bank with Bahrain as a headquarters and has branches in other countries and free zones in Iran.
Saudi Arabia-Iran, Economics, 6/28/2001
Moroccan-Colombian cultural cooperation probed in Rabat
Means to enhance cultural cooperation between Morocco and Colombia were probed at meetings in Rabat this week between visiting Colombian minister of culture, Ms. Araceli Morales Lopez, and Moroccan officials.
Morocco-Colombia, Politics, 6/28/2001
Islamic countries call for international court to try Israeli war criminals
Foreign ministers of the member countries of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) have called the UN Security Council to set up an international criminal court to try "Israeli war criminals and perpetrators of massacres against the Palestinian people."
Regional-Israel, Politics, 6/28/2001
Qaddafi gets two messages from Guinea, Croatia counterparts
Libyan President Muammar al-Qaddafi on Tuesday evening received a message from President Lansana Konte of Guinea pertaining to means of strengthening bilateral relations and conditions in the African continent and issues relating to the African Federation.
Libya-Guinea, Politics, 6/28/2001
UNRWA says Israel impedes its humanitarian work
General commissioner of the United Nations relief and Work Agency, Peter Hansen, criticized the Israeli army practices which hinder the humanitarian work by the United Nations and the Red Cross in the Palestinian territories.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 6/28/2001
Simon Wezental Center against filing judicial cases against Sharon
The Simon Wezental Center on Tuesday denounced the case filed on Saturday by the " Human Rights Watch" in defense of human rights to sue the Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon over his responsibilities for the Sabra and Shatilla massacres in Lebanon in 1982.
Israel-Palestine, Politics, 6/28/2001
ME conference in London, ruled out Israelis
A conference under the title " the Middle East in London" was opened on Wednesday at the Oriental and African studies center of London's university. It was held under the patronage of the British crown prince Charles and the Middle East Institute in London and attended by a large number of experts who are interested in this matter and the Syrian ambassador in London Sami Ghalil.
Regional-UK, Politics, 6/28/2001
Moroccan official in women's international socialist meeting in Lisbon
In her capacity as vice-president of the International Socialist for western Mediterranean, Chekrouni, who is minister of women conditions, family protection and childhood, made a presentation on problems affecting the region, mainly democratic issues, violence upsurge, terrorism and the socialists electoral performances, in addition to the Sahara issue, in light of the latest report of the UN secretary general who proposes a political solution to the issue.
Morocco, Politics, 6/28/2001
Saudi planes fell down in training
A Saudi Tornado plane crashed on Tuesday evening during a night training operation in the southern area of the region.
Saudi Arabia, Military, 6/28/2001
Suspected belts in Southern Saudi Arabia
Security sides in al-Baha area, southern west of Saudi Arabia had confiscated belts causing cancer and infertility ( among men) from one of the trade centers.
Saudi Arabia, Local, 6/28/2001
Pentagon sends copters and servicemen to movie shot in Morocco
The US department of defense, the Pentagon, said it has sent four Black Hawk copters and some 35 rangers to take part in a movie currently being shot in Morocco.
Morocco, Local, 6/28/2001
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Morocco's King Mohammed VI received Thursday at the royal palace in Agadir Kuwaiti minister of foreign affairs, Sheikh Mohamed Sabah Al-Salem al-Sabah, who was accompanied by his country's ambassador to Morocco, Soulaymane Ibrahim Al-Marjane, and director of his office, Ahmed Nacer Mohamed Al-Sabah.
The chairman of the foreign relations committee at the French national assembly Mr Francoise Le Claire said on Tuesday to journalists after his meeting with President Bashar al-Assad and was quoted by the French TV channel LCA as saying: " there was a misunderstanding to what was stated in the speech of President Bashar al-Assad before Pope John Paul and his excellency's clarification came to eliminate every misunderstanding about this matter."
Morocco's embassy in Lima has donated a batch of blankets to the victims of the earthquake that shook southern Peru last Saturday. The donation by the embassy's staff was handed over Tuesday to the Peruvian national civil defense institute.
The Yemeni Shoura council has started to study amendments proposed by the government to the general elections law, enforced at the meantime. These study and discussions came at the request made by the Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh from the Shoura council and the government in order to deal with these issues with the aim of enriching observations and proposals to eliminate the criticism addressed to the said elections law.