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355 billion in unpaid debts; program for settling loans of faltering clients
Egypt's government of Prime Minister Atef Ebeid has decided to implement its initiative for settling debts of faltering clients on two stages.
Egypt, Economics, 8/24/2002
Main points of Sudan's Mashakos peace agreement
The two sides, the Sudanese government and John Garang led rebel movement are to abide by commitment to solve the Sudanese question. The two sides work with the international monitory committee during the provisional period in order to strengthen arrangements stated by the agreement in order to make the unity of Sudan, later an optimum right and a wish for all.
Sudan, Politics, 8/24/2002
Amir of Qatar discuss with Mubara Arab conditions; FM heads to Iraq
Qatari foreign minister's talks will basically deal with the possibility of the return back of the UN weapons inspectors to Iraq as a means to defuse the current crisis and to prevent a likely attack against Iraq.
Qatar-Regional, Politics, 8/24/2002
Al-Bashir optimistic over results of Mashakos agreement
The Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said that the regional and international forces are standing behind Mashakos agreement recently signed between his government and the rebels of southern Sudan. He expressed his optimism that this agreement will be conducive to establishing peace in the country.
Sudan, Politics, 8/24/2002
Gulf states to discuss US threats against Iraq
A well-informed Kuwaiti source said that the meeting of the foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Muscat will host on September 2 and 3 will deal with several issues necessitated by recent developments in the Gulf area.
Gulf-Regional, Politics, 8/24/2002
King Mohammed dedicates regional investment center of Casablanca region
Morocco's King Mohammed VI, who was accompanied by his brother Prince Moulay Rachid, dedicated Friday afternoon in Casablanca the regional investment center of the Grand-Casablanca region.
Morocco, Economics, 8/24/2002
Egypt will transport natural gas from Aqaba to Jordanian cities
The fact that the Egyptian oil sector companies have been successful in their bid reflects the fact that they are capable of withstanding international competition and working outside Egypt to international standards, relying on their vast experience in this field, Fahmi explained.
Egypt-Jordan, Economics, 8/24/2002
Spain-occupied Sebta and Melillia are Moroccan, Spanish Journalist
Sebta, Melillia and the neighboring islands off the Moroccan northern coasts are rightfully Moroccan and consequently Madrid must accept the reality and open negotiations on their future as moral and historical reason is at Morocco's side.
Morocco-Spain, Politics, 8/24/2002
Al-Hayat: Iraq's V.P. to found new companies on visit to Damascus
The London- based al-Hayat daily said Friday that the Iraqi vice president Taha Yassin Ramadan will visit Damascus on August 27 through 29 in order to head the Iraqi delegation in the Syrian- Iraqi joint committee which will be headed for the Syrian side by the prime minister Muhammad Mustafa Miro.
Syria-Iraq, Politics, 8/24/2002
Sahel, Sahara grouping winds proceedings in Libya
The 8th session of the executive council of the Sahel and Sahara grouping wound up its proceedings yesterday under chairmanship of Ali Al-Turaiky, secretary of popular committee of the African unity.
Libya-Regional, Politics, 8/24/2002
Libya denounces Washington's criticism on human rights committee issue
Libya on Friday denounced American statements which expressed Washington's concern towards the possibility of Libya's presidency of the UN human rights committee for 2003.
Libya-USA, Politics, 8/24/2002
Christian clergymen voice support for Mubarak, church constructions
Virgin Mary churches all over Egypt witnessed a great turnout by Copts since Wednesday night to attend the celebration.
Egypt, Politics, 8/24/2002
Sanaa apologizes for buying missiles parts from North Korea
The US Department of State has announced imposition of sanctions at a northern Korean company for selling Yemen components for the "Skud" missiles. This was before the US President George Bush came to power. Sanaa presented an "apology" over finalizing this deal.
Yemen-USA, Politics, 8/24/2002
Bush administration to proceed on free trade agreement with Morocco, other countries
The Bush Administration has voiced its intent to move forward on specific trade agreements with a number of countries including Morocco. US trade representative Robert Zoellick sent on Friday letters to congressional leaders asking the Congress to help facilitate trade negotiations
Morocco-USA, Economics, 8/24/2002
Israel continues collective punishment, destroy homes and olive trees
Two Palestinians were killed on Friday at dawn upon their attack of an Israeli military position in Gaza while the Israeli forces continued their operations of demolishing houses of Palestinians and leveling their agricultural lands.
Palestine-Israel, Military, 8/24/2002
King Mohammed visits hospitalized victims injured in fire
Immediately after the incident, King Mohammed VI had given instructions to the managing board of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Reintegration of Inmates to extend assistance to the victims and to their families.
Morocco, Local, 8/24/2002
Al-Youm: Father of Saudi wanted by US denies son's involvement in September attacks
The Saudi daily al-Youm said on Friday that the father of the Saudi which the FBI issued a warrant of arrest against him, denied his son's involvement in the attack of September 11 in the USA.
Saudi Arabia-USA, Politics, 8/24/2002
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The Kuwaiti daily al-Qabas said in its Friday's issue that the talks made between al-Shara and the Egyptian leadership debated a proposal to convene a tripartite summit including Syria, Egypt and Saudi Arabia and if not possible to be at the level of the foreign ministers, quoting diplomatic sources in Cairo that Damascus or Aleppo is nominated to host the meeting and the talks will limit to the two files of Iraq and Palestine, noting that the Syrian leadership fears the expansion of the war scale with Iraq and calls for Arab coordination against all possibilities.
Israeli security officials said that the attack against Iraq will be launched very soon and is listed on the urgent agenda of the American administration. They indicated that the US vowed to notify Israel before the beginning of the attack.
Sudanese Minister of Information Al-Zahawi Malek said that apprehensions and remarks voiced by Egypt about the right of self-determination of people in southern Sudan are legitimateign Malek, in press statements Thursday noted that the Egyptians should have all guarantees in this regard.
A Norway's official source has announced that al-Malla "Krecker" who supposed to preside the Haraket Ansar al-Islam (Islam partisans movement), linked to al-Qaida organization, has been in Oslo since 1991.
The Paris based al-Muharrir news said in an article on Friday and based on a European intelligence report that Israel's role in the approaching war against Iraq is not linked to retaliating to Iraqi missile attacks, rather it will go beyond this and Israel will attempt to find out the hiding shelters of the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and members of his family as well as his main military and political aides and to kill them.
Well-informed sources at the divan of the Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon said that he has postponed his visit due to the USA on September 19th until an unknown time.
Morocco's tennis player Younes El-Aynaoui was ousted Friday at the quarter finals of the US$ 480,000 Long Island Tournament. El Aynaoui was squeezed out by Thai player Paradorn Srichaphan in two sets to one 7-5, 3-6, 4-6. In the previous rounds, El Aynaoui had defeated France's Arnaud Clement 6-0, 6-4 and Dutch Richard Krajicek 5-7, 7-6 (7/5), 6-4.