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Exports to Turkey rise 41 percent
"Exports to Turkey in January-June 2002 were worth $61.7 million, a 41 per cent increase on the $43,8million during the same period last year," an official Egyptian report said.
Egypt-Turkey, Economics, 9/19/2002
Jordan buys Syrian barely
The Jordanian Cabinet has approved buying half a million of barley from Syria and authorized the Jordanian minister of industry and commerce to negotiate with the Syrian officials for pricing.
Jordan-Syria, Economics, 9/19/2002
Bahrain: 88 candidates so far for parliamentary elections
Official figures in Manama revealed on Tuesday that the number of candidates for the parliamentary elections which will be held in October in Bahrain increased to 88 candidates of both sexes.
Bahrain, Politics, 9/19/2002
Al-Hayat: Syrian, Egyptian, Saudi messages to Iraq
Egyptian political sources in Cairo told the London- based al-Hayat daily in its Wednesday's issue that Syria, Egypt and Saudi Arabia sent three messages to the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein through their foreign ministers demanding Saddam Hussein accept the return back of the UN inspectors and to avoid the region and the Iraqi people great destruction.
Regional-Iraq, Politics, 9/19/2002
Riyadh: No Saudis in Pakistan al-Qaida detainees; Charity societies continue activities
The Saudi minister of the interior prince Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz said that Pakistan did not notify his country of arresting any Saudi citizen among the ten persons who were arrested last week and suspected to be members in al-Qaida organization.
Saudi Arabia, Politics, 9/19/2002
Saudi Arabia boycotts companies selling Israeli goods
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday warned local companies against dealing with five American and European companies because they imported Israeli- made products to the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia, Economics, 9/19/2002
Sultan of Brunei final round of talks with al-Assad
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and Sultan Hassan al-Balqia of Brunei Dar al-Salaam held a final session of talks on Wednesday in Damascus during which they completed their talks which dealt with bilateral relations and means of strengthening them on solid ground in various fields.
Syria-Brunei, Politics, 9/19/2002
Ghazi al-Quseibi becomes a minister
Saudi Arabia's ambassador in London Ghazi al-Quseibi was appointed as a minister of water, established according to a decree by the Saudi King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz and was issued in Riyadh on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia, Politics, 9/19/2002
Iraq, Iran exchange the remains of 120 soldiers
Iraq and Iran on Tuesday exchanged the remains of 120 soldiers who were killed during their war ( 1980- 1988 ).
Iraq-Iran, Politics, 9/19/2002
40 killed in south Sudan; British mediator in Khartoum
The Southern Sudan rebels announced on Wednesday the killing of more than 40 persons during the clashes with government forces which used its air force, and called for putting pressure on Khartoum in order to return back to negotiations.
Sudan, Politics, 9/19/2002
Kuwait would support UN approved strikes on Iraq; deploys patriot missiles
A high ranking officials at the Kuwaiti ministry of defense said that the Kuwaiti army is ready to protect Kuwait against any likely aggression.
Kuwait-Iraq, Politics, 9/19/2002
King Abdullah to visit Kuwait, Bahrain
An official source in the Jordanian Royal Court said on Tuesday that king Abdullah will next Sunday pay a visit to Kuwait and Bahrain.
Jordan-Regional, Politics, 9/19/2002
Ruler of Qatar confers with US forces commander
The ruler of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Bin Khaleifa al-Thani on Wednesday received Gen. Tommy Franc, the commander general of the American central leadership and members of the accompanying delegation.
Qatar-USA, Politics, 9/19/2002
US, Yemeni secret plan in search of al-Qaida members
CIA and the American army have prepared for launching a large scale secret operation in Yemen in search of al- Qaida fighters who are presumed to have fled from Afghanistan to Yemen.
Yemen-USA, Politics, 9/19/2002
October: Bin Laden is in Qatar
A high ranking Arab source disclosed that the leader of al-Qaida organization Osama Bin laden and al-Mulla Omar, the leader of the Taliban movement, and Ayman al-Zawahiri, the assistant of Bin Laden, and other 25 persons representing key al-Qaida leaders are in Qatar.
Qatar, Politics, 9/19/2002
Al-Sharif Ali and al-Jalabi: the attack is easy and coming
Al-Sharif Ali added that the "crisis will be escalated in, at most in February 2003," noting that "we expect the Americans to launch the attack according to the way they are preparing and their speeches, before the end of the current year."
Iraq, Politics, 9/19/2002
Palestinian suicide operation, three settlers killed, continued Israeli demolishing of Palestinian houses
The Israeli radio said Wednesday that one Palestinian detonated an explosive before the due time as he saw the Israeli forces approaching him, while eye witnesses said that the executor of the operation was killed after detonating the explosive. The witnesses said "we saw an Israeli military car hit by the explosion and wounded persons."
Palestine-Israel, Military, 9/19/2002
Israel fires at UN officials in Gaza strip
United Nations officials travelling in the Gaza Strip were forced to take cover yesterday when Israeli soldiers fired warning shots in the direction of a delegation headed by the senior UN relief official in the region.
Palestine-Israel, Military, 9/19/2002
213 Israelis refuse to serve in Israeli army
The patition which was signed by some 213 Israeli Jews aging between 15 to 19 year old added "we refuse to be soldiers in an occupation army."
Israel, Local, 9/19/2002
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Egypt's First Lady Suzanne Mubarak, who chairs the Integrated Care Society, called for the activities of the Reading For All Festival at the various libraries all year round instead of being confined to the summer vacation. She called for activating the role of Libraries and opening them for families all over the year to serve society,, and called for attracting the different ages besides children and youth to go to libraries.
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The chairman of the Libyan- American friendship society Adel al-Daeimi announced on Tuesday that the society was able to return back some 24 Libyans who were arrested in Chad and transported to the USA in 1987 during military confrontation that took place between Libya and Chad under the leadership of Hussein Habri at that time.
Israeli warplanes on Wednesday renewed violations of the Lebanese airspace and sovereignty and were intercepted by the anti aircraft means of the Lebanese national resistance.
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, Prince Saud al-Faisal, has ruled out that Iraq's announcement of its acceptance to the return of UN weapon's inspectors will prevent the war nightmare scenario from the region.