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King of Bahrain opens the parliament today
Bahrain today opens the first pages of democracy when the King of Bahrain Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa will inaugurate the parliament in its two councils -- the elected parliamentarians council and the appointed Shoura council. The King is expected to deliver a speech before members of the two councils.
Bahrain, Politics, 12/14/2002
Al-Assad's interview with the British 'the Times' on Syria's policy
The president pointed out that it is natural for the two countries to coordinate together since Syria has an important role in the region and Britain has an important international role and is concerned with issues of the region.
Syria-UK, Politics, 12/14/2002
Al-Hayat: British official and Syria's ME role, policy
an official at the British foreign office saying that the British government pins great importance on a Syrian role to make the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein choose the road of peace, rather than force, expressing his country's concern over the Syrian air flights to Iraq and pumping of the Iraqi oil through the Syrian territories.
Syria-UK, Politics, 12/14/2002
UK does flip-flop on UN resolution meaning regarding attacking Iraq
In a typical pattern of what the US and UK approach to abusing the UN Security Council and its resolutions, in gaining support for a resolution by saying one thing, and then saying the absolute opposite after the passage of the resolution, the UK just announced that there is no need for another UN resolution to authorize striking Iraq, British officials announced in Egypt.
Egypt-UK, Politics, 12/14/2002
Islamic world, a nation of good not axis of evil, ISESCO says
Touching on the educational, cultural and scientific challenges facing the Islamic world, he emphasized that speeches and words were not sufficient
Regional, Politics, 12/14/2002
King Mohammed decides to exceptionally allow Galicia fishing ships access to Moroccan exclusive economic zone
Morocco's King Mohammed VI has decided to exceptionally authorize access to the Moroccan Exclusive Economic Zone to Galician ships affected by the catastrophe cause by the wreckage of the Prestige ship off Spanish coasts.
Morocco-Spain, Politics, 12/14/2002
Spanish FM voiced optimism, confidence after meeting in Madrid with Benaissa
Spanish Foreign Affairs Minister, Ana Palacio was upbeat and confident after meeting she held in Madrid on Wednesday with Moroccan Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Minister, Mohamed Benaissa.
Morocco-Spain, Politics, 12/14/2002
Romanian president confers with Syrian deputy premier
The Romanian President, Ion Iliescu, received in Bucharest yesterday Deputy Premier for Economic Affairs, Mohammed al-Hussein.
Syria-Romania, Politics, 12/14/2002
Syrian- Romania joint business conference formed
Damascus commerce chamber's delegation headed by Bashar al-Nouri participated at the meetings of the 12th session of the Syrian- Romanian Joint Committee, which was held in Bucharest between (8-12) of December under the chairmanship of Mohammed al-Hussein.
Syria-Romania, Economics, 12/14/2002
Maroc West: Morocco sees drawing 10 mln tourists by 2010, as realistic target
According to Douiri, in order to ensure conditions of success to this ambitious project "we have worked over a year to reform the real-estate foundations in the country and set tourism development zones." "We are now endeavoring to implement measures likely to increase the number of visitors to Morocco," he said.
Morocco, Economics, 12/14/2002
Kuwaiti paper: Iraq plans destruction acts against Kuwait
A Kuwaiti paper said well-informed intelligence sources concerning internal Iraq said that the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has issued a decree for reactivating field work of groups that are so called "the Kuwaiti right league," chaired by Shaalan al-Shummari, through preparing destruction plans inside Kuwait
Kuwait-Iraq, Politics, 12/14/2002
Israel bombards South Lebanon, continues daily violations of international law in Lebanon's airspace
The Israeli forces yesterday fired 6 artillery shells against Saddanah mountain and Rebaa al-Teen to the east of Kafer Shouba town in the eastern sector of South Lebanon.
Lebanon-Israel, Military, 12/14/2002
Two Palestinians killed in Bethlehem, Israel starts demolishing houses in Hebron
The Palestinian Abdullah Shawka ( 32 year old) from the Islamic Jihad movement, and Abed Abu Mousa were killed by Israeli bullets in Bethlehem yesterday morning, and a Palestinian was strongly wounded at Salah Eddine Gate near the Egyptian borders
Palestine-Israel, Military, 12/14/2002
Zamalek beats Raja 1-0 in cap champions league final
Zamalek midfielder Tamer Abdel Hamid late in the first half gave Zamalek the African Champions League title after beating Raja Casablanca 1-0 in a tense second-leg match of the prestigious championship.
Egypt-Morocco, Sports, 12/14/2002
Annual, monthly inflation rates done, interest on treasury bills down
Annual and monthly inflation rates dropped in October compared to September, but the annual rate increased compared to October last year, a monthly economic bulletin issued by the Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Centre (IDSC) said.
Egypt, Economics, 12/14/2002
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The Saudi official news agency said yesterday that Saudi Arabia's King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz issued a pardon to the Ismaeli Shiite community prisoners convicted of provoking unrest in the kingdom, and those who served more than half of their penalty in the prison.
Morocco's King Mohammed VI held on Thursday a telephone conversation with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The king and the Algerian President tackled issues of common interest.
Some 11 oppositions parties and civilian groups said yesterday that the government prevented them from organizing a demonstration in the downtown of the capita Tunisia in protest of the an American war against Iraq. Eye- witnesses said that hundreds of riot fighting forces and secret police were deployed in the center of the city to prevent the demonstration.
Egypt's Prime Minister Atef Ebeid received yesterday Foreign Minister of Ukraine Anatoliy Zelnko who said following the meeting that he discussed with Ebeid ways of expanding economic, trade and technological cooperation especially in the fields of satellites, civil aviation and manufacturing machines and equipment.
Morocco on Friday deplored the low level of its trade with Muslim countries, which do not exceed 10 percent of the North African country.
Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa said he is currently considering the message of protest sent by the state of Kuwait to the League in response to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's recent letter of apology. In statements to Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Watan Thursday, Moussa said Kuwait's message was distributed to all Arab members upon request to explain the Kuwaiti viewpoint on Saddam's apology statement.
A delegation from the Syrian Arab Bar Association headed by its Chairman, Ahmed Eido, participated in Beirut yesterday at the 18th sit-in, which was staged in front of the International Red Cross Committee, for supporting al-Aqsa Intifada arrested and detained Palestinians. He called on supporting al-Intifada and defending its arrested and detained peoples.
Spanish major opposition party PSOE voiced satisfaction over Wednesday's meetings in Madrid between Morocco's Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Minister, Mohamed Benaissa, and Spanish peer Ana Palacio. The spokesman of PSOE's group in the lower Chamber of Spanish parliament, Manuel Marin, said his party welcomes the resumption of talks between Morocco and Spain, which he termed as "very positive."
The Egyptian foreign minister Ahmed Maher has stressed that the speech delivered by the US secretary of state Colin Powell on Thursday in which he reviewed the US plan to enhance development in the Arab states, as not having tackled the main issue in the Middle East region, represented in the continued Israeli occupation of the Arab lands.
The Israeli radio said yesterday that the Israeli foreign minister Benjamin Netanyahu will hold a European tour that will cover Italy, France and Britain during which he will be meeting with high ranking officials in the three said countries.