We are looking for sales & marketing representatives in different countries. Apply now!
Yamani: importance of Gulf oil collapses in the interests of the Caspian Sea
Former Saudi oil minister Ahmad Zaki al-Yamani said that the strategic importance of the Gulf oil will collapse after the US tightens its control on the Caspian Sea oil.
Regional, Politics, 2/1/2002
Kuwait dismiss Iraqi gestures on reconciliation
The Kuwaiti foreign minister Sheikh Hamad Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah on Wednesday said that Kuwait appreciates the role played by the secretary general of the Arab League but considers the Iraqi ideas conveyed by Mousa as part of the past.
Kuwait-Iraq, Politics, 2/1/2002
Tunisia, temporary release of opposition member Muhammad Mawaada
A statement released on Thursday by the Tunisian ministry of Justice said that the Tunisian opposition member Muhammad Mawaada was released temporarily, as he was re-jailed on June 19, 2001 to be jailed for 11 years of according to a court sentence.
Tunisia, Politics, 2/1/2002
Morocco, Mauritania sign several cooperation accords
Morocco and Mauritania signed in Rabat Thursday twelve protocols and agreements covering cooperation the realms of trade, industry, energy, transport, merchant navy, justice, communication, handicraft, agriculture, and vocational training.
Morocco-Mauritania, Politics, 2/1/2002
Iraq deputy prime minister shortens visit to Russia
The agency explained that Aziz shortens his visit so as he will be able to take part in Baghdad in the meetings held following the accusations addressed by the US President George Bush to Iraq in his recent speech before the US Congress.
Iraq, Politics, 2/1/2002
Morocco protests Spanish decree on oil drill between Moroccan coasts and Canary Islands
The decree confirms the concerns already expressed by Morocco, the department said, adding it sent a diplomatic note to the Spanish embassy in Rabat in which it protests this "unilateral contestable and unfriendly Spanish act,
Morocco-Spain, Politics, 2/1/2002
Turkmani receives commander of the Lebanese army
The Syrian army chief of staff Lt. Gen. Hassan Turkmani received at his office on Thursday in Damascus the commander of the Lebanese army Lt. Gen. Michael Suleiman and members of the accompanying delegation.
Syria-Lebanon, Politics, 2/1/2002
Sudan: Postponing the referendum on self- determination until 2004
The Sudanese daily al-Rai al-Am said on Wednesday that a council of representatives of both the government and former rebels in charge of supervising the areas divided by the war in the south, decided to postpone the referendum on self-determination for the area to the year 2004.
Sudan, Politics, 2/1/2002
Three Palestinians were shot by the Israeli forces
Three Palestinians were shot on Thursday, two of them in an operation which targeted an Israeli armored vehicle near Ghoushe Katieve settlement in Gaza. The Israeli forces arrested a female Palestinian youth ( 15 year old) when she tried to stab two Israeli soldiers near a military barrier in the " French Tel " in Jerusalem.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 2/1/2002
UN Security Council: military solution in the region is futile
The UN Security Council has expressed its increasing concern over the unprecedented escalated confrontation and continued deterioration of the situation in the Middle East and called for dialogue and negotiations.
Regional, Politics, 2/1/2002
Khartoum: al-Nouba truce is solid, can be extended
Sudan said on Thursday that the cease fire which has been observed since 10 days in al-Nouba mountain area in the central parts of the country is solid and that there are hopes that this agreement will be an example to be followed by other countries torn by war.
Sudan, Politics, 2/1/2002
Morocco's princess Lalla Hasna attends Arab women forum in Abu Dhabi
Morocco's Princess Lalla Hasna, youngest sister of King Mohammed VI, will attend the 4th forum of the Arab women summit, held in Abu Dhabi February 2-3 under the topic "woman and media, towards a promising media landscape."
United Arab Emirates-Morocco, Culture, 2/1/2002
Powell, Jordan's King Abdullah discuss mideast
US Secretary of State Colin Powell and Jordan's King Abdullah held discussions in Washington January 31 about the situation in the Middle East, attempts to secure a cease-fire and resume negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians, the campaign against terror and Afghanistan, Powell said.
Jordan-USA, Politics, 2/1/2002
Setps to normalize Sudanese- European relations
The European Commission has informed the government of Sudan its priority to benefit from Sudan's rights which were frozen according to Lomy, and Cotonou since 1990, estimated at 155 million EUROS.
Sudan-European Union, Politics, 2/1/2002
Saudi Mufti calls on youths to give up violence
The Saudi general Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Abdullah al- Sheikh asked those who supervise education in Saudi Arabia to keep youths apart from extremism, noting that Islam is the religion of peace.
Saudi Arabia, Politics, 2/1/2002
Paris opposes toppling Saddam Hussein by means of force
Paris announced on Thursday its opposition to the attempts made by Washington to topple the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein by means of force. An option stated to have been accepted by several regional sides.
Iraq-France, Politics, 2/1/2002
Yemeni debts for Algeria rescheduled
Yemen and Algeria have signed an agreement in Sanaa provided for rescheduling due debts for the Algerian government to be paid by the Yemeni government estimated at USD 80 million.
Yemen-Algeria, Economics, 2/1/2002
European Union to implement the Tenet cease-fire Plan and the Mitchell Committee recommendations
EU: The Israeli Government must withdraw its military forces and stop the extra-judicial executions, lift the closures and all the restrictions imposed on the Palestinian people and its leadership, and freeze the settlements.
Palestine-European Union, Politics, 2/1/2002
Swedish minister of democracy in Morocco next week
She will also meet the chairman of the supreme court and the chairman of the Human Rights Advisory Council, as well as civil society and human rights activists, ngos dealing with women and children's issues and executives from the Moroccan press trade union.
Morocco-Sweden, Culture, 2/1/2002
Iran says US is the greatest evil
Iran said that the US is the greatest evil responding to US George Bush's recent comments at the State Of The Union Address where he said "Iran aggressively pursues these weapons and exports terror, while an unelected few repress the Iranian people's hope for freedom. ... States like these, and their terrorist allies, constitute an axis of evil, arming to threaten the peace of the world."
Iran-USA, Politics, 2/1/2002
Atomic Energy team leaves Iraq following routine inspection
The team representing the International Agency for Atomic Energy led by the Polish Andre Petroviski left Iraq on Thursday after ending a mission lasted for five days during which it carried out an annual routine inspection operation for Iraqi sites.
Iraq, Local, 2/1/2002
US approves re-financing the Iraqi National Congress
The US government has approved the financing of the opposition Iraqi National Congress which seeks to topple the Iraqi President.
Iraq-USA, Politics, 2/1/2002
Morocco, Russia poised to sign technical cooperation accord on fisheries
Russia and Morocco are about to finalize a protocol of agreement on technical cooperation in matters of fisheries, that is to be signed shortly, reported Thursday Russian business daily Kommersant.
Morocco-Russia, Economics, 2/1/2002
Spanish civil society calls for demo to protest police brutality against Moroccan immigrants
Over 20 Spanish political parties, trade unions and non-governmental organizations have called for a demo on Sunday in the Spanish southern town of Almeria to protest the Spanish police brutality against Moroccan immigrants.
Morocco-Spain, Culture, 2/1/2002
Yemen accuses Arab states of providing incomplete reports to the US
The Yemeni Prime minister Abdul Qader Bajmal has called on the Arabs to abstain from exchanging accusations, criticizing those who submitted "incomplete reports about facts" to the US about "unstable conditions" in Arab states.
Yemen-Regional, Politics, 2/1/2002
An international conference condemning Israel practices
Workers in the area of human rights from Arab and foreign states has stressed the need of putting an immediate end to violence inside the occupied Palestinian territories and the "state terrorism" conducted by Israel against the Palestinian people.
Regional-Palestine, Politics, 2/1/2002
More news from today
| Advertise on ArabicNews.com. MyFlowers.com sold more than $2700 of flowers in one month advertising on ArabicNews.com! Make your company, and products a success. Special rate for new and small business. Inquire!Advertising Info
The Syrian deputy premier and foreign minister Farouk al-Shara on Thursday in Damascus received the ongoing Swedish ambassador in Damascus on the occasion of ending his term of office to the country. Al-Shara commended the efforts made by the ambassador to strengthening relations between the two "friendly" countries.
Morocco's King Mohammed VI will pay from Feb.5 through Feb.7 an official visit to China at the invitation of Jiang Zemin, president of the People's Republic of China, it was officially announced here this Friday.
The federation of Moroccan trade, industry and services chamber has called for the creation of a Moroccan-Mozambican council gathering the two countries economic operators.
The government of Japan has granted donations, worth US$ 0.34 Mln, to several Moroccan associations, active in various development fields. The Japanese donations, part of the non-reimbursable aid to small projects programs, were earmarked for eight associations working in drinking water supply, small rural roads and agriculture.