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Egypt launches home computer campaign
Egypt's Minister of communications and information technology, Ahmed Nazif announced the start of the 'computer in every home' in collaboration with the Egyptian company for communications, Misr bank and several local computer firms.
Egypt, Education, 11/21/2002
Al-Assad discusses with al-Barazani importance of Iraq's unity, averting dangers
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad yesterday in Damascus received the chairman of the Kurdistani Democratic party in Iraq, Masoud al-Barazani. Discussions dealt with issues relating to Iraq.
Syria-Iraq, Politics, 11/21/2002
Syrian prime minister congratulates Abdullah Ghoule, invites him to visit Syria
The Syrian prime minister Muhammad Mustafa Miro extended an invitation for his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Ghoule to visit Syria. The invitation was extended in a telephone call during which Miro congratulated Ghoule on the new Turkish government.
Syria-Turkey, Politics, 11/21/2002
Absence of Saudi, Bahraini, Kuwaiti FMs from Doha's Gulf ministers
The foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait on Tuesday did not attend the preparatory meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit due to be held on December 22 and 23 in Doha.
Gulf-Qatar, Politics, 11/21/2002
Al-Seyasah: Inter- Arab consultations concerning Iraq
Well-informed sources in Damascus told the Kuwaiti daily al-Seyasah yesterday that the short visit held by President Bashar al-Assad to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain and the surprising visit held by President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt to Syria all came in the context of inter- Arab consultations to delegate the Lebanese President Emil Lahoud, in his capacity as the chairman of the Arab summit to Baghdad.
Regional-Iraq, Politics, 11/21/2002
Iraqi parliamentary delegation meets Moroccan officials
Speakers of the Moroccan House of Advisers (parliament upper house), Mustapha Okasha, and of the House of Representatives (lower chamber), Abdelouahed Radi, held in Rabat Tuesday separate meetings with a visiting Iraqi parliamentary delegation.
Iraq-Morocco, Politics, 11/21/2002
Sudan: results of peace negotiations below expectations
Ghazi Salah eddine, the advisor of the Sudanese President for peace affairs, has described the second round of negotiations between the Sudanese government and the rebels as successful but being less than what was expected.
Sudan, Politics, 11/21/2002
Baghdad: suspension of Babel daily
The Iraqi ministry of information issued a decision banning the issuance of "Babel" daily, which is supervised by the son of the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, for one month as from Yesterday, over violating the laws of the ministry of information.
Iraq, Politics, 11/21/2002
London does not oppose convening a meeting for the Iraqi opposition
The British foreign office stressed its approval to convene a meeting for the Iraqi opposition in London, to be dedicated to bridge the gap between the various groups.
Iraq-UK, Politics, 11/21/2002
Barghouthi's trial to be resumed today
The trial of the secretary of the Fatah movement and members of the Palestinian legislative council Marwan Barghouthi will resume today in the central court in Tel Aviv, according to the Barghouthi lawyer, the Israeli Shamai Livovitch.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 11/21/2002
Israel shoots Palestinian child, destroys university facilities
One Israeli force broke into Hebron university and confiscated the electronic equipment and scientific documents and destroyed the offices of the teaching staff and burnt the furniture of the sciences faculty under the pretext that the executors of al-Khalil operation studies at that university.
Palestine-Israel, Military, 11/21/2002
Home arrest for al-Khazraji in Denmark
A Danish court yesterday imposed home arrest on the Iraqi army chief of staff Nizar al-Khazraji in order to prevent him from escaping a possible trial over war crimes.
Iraq-Denmark, Politics, 11/21/2002
Saudi Arabia: armed man set fire in a Mc Donald's restaurant
The Saudi news agency said yesterday that an unidentified person set fire yesterday in a McDonald's restaurant which is close to an American military base in Saudi Arabia and then fled away.
Saudi Arabia, Local, 11/21/2002
'Crown of Mosques' much altered
The Mosque of Amr Ibn Al Aas, Egypt's oldest, is to be reopened in the last week of Ramadan after four years of restoration work.
Egypt, Local, 11/21/2002
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Algeria's President Abdul Aziz Butaflika has said his country is determined to consolidate ties and cooperation with neighbouring Morocco.
American diplomatic sources said that Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz informed the US ambassador to Saudi Arabia Robert Jordan "his country's position concerning conditions in the region especially the Palestinian and the Iraqi after Iraq's acceptance of the UN security council resolution 1441."
The Syrian foreign minister Farouk al-Shara yesterday in Damascus received the Lebanese foreign minister Mahmoud Hamoud and members of the accompanying delegation. Discussions dealt with the agenda of the Arab follow up meeting currently held in Damascus on November 20 and 21.
Member of the political bureau of the Hamas movement and chairman of the movement's delegation to Cairo's talks with the delegation representing the Fatah Movement, Mousa Abu Marzouk ,has denied that the movement had approved a provisional truce to halt its "martyrdom operations " inside the occupied Palestinian territories of 1948 or outside it.
The Saudi minister of the interior Prince Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz has unveiled that there are more than 100 convicted persons held in custody for investigation on terrorism charges.
A consultation meeting in Damascus was held yesterday by the foreign ministers of the Arab "follow up committee" that included the foreign ministers of Syria, Jordan, Bahrain, Tunisia, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Yemen, the secretary general of the Arab League and the secretary of the people's committee of African unity in Libya.
The Morocco Section of the human rights NGO Amnesty International (AI) is holding the second "national contest of caricature and human rights" under the theme "women and discrimination." AI Morocco section called Tuesday persons wanting to take part in the contest to submit a copy of their caricature before February 15, 2003 at the offices of the section.
The government intends to apply a new privatization system when selling the state-owned companies, said Minister of Public Business Sector Mokhtar Khattab, adding that under the new system 6 companies:
The US has welcomed the positive efforts and measures made by Lebanon to solve its general financial problems and other critical related structural issues. This was expressed on the eve of the meeting of the meeting of the donor states for Lebanon due to be held next Saturday in Paris.
The Belgian "La Republica" daily said Belgium's rejection to convene a conference for the Iraqi opposition in Brussels this month is because Brussels does not see it as appropriate to convene a conference that aims at drawing a regime for the post-Saddam government on its territories.
Dewhirst, a British company that manufactures garments sold by the famous stores "Marks And Spencer" will move 420 jobs in its factory in Northumberland (northern England) to Morocco.
A major French food company has decided to expand its production plant in 10 Ramadan City at a cost of L.E. 80 million. The new extension will create 450 jobs.
The Israeli defense ministry yesterday disclosed the signing of a contract between Greece and Israel at a cost of $ 80 million according to which Israel will build two missile ships of type "Saer" for Greece in order to be used in protecting the Olympic Games Greece will host in 2004.