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Morocco wants to have reliable, independent justice
The minister stressed that corruption should not be tolerated, conceding that this plague is general and does not spare justice.
Morocco, Judicial, 12/21/2002
Al-Sharq al-Awsat: On the meeting of the central command of the Syrian NPF
The London- based al-Sharq al-Awsat said yesterday said that observer representatives for other national parties, such as the Syrian national socialist party whose political bureau in Syria is chaired by Issam al-Maheyri, and the democratic Arab federation party which is led by Hassan Abdul Azeem, will take part in the second joint meeting between the central command of the National Progressive Front
Syria, Politics, 12/21/2002
King Mohammed, President Chirac dedicate Mohammed V Square in Paris
Morocco's King Mohammed VI and President Jacques Chirac of France officially dedicated this Friday in Paris the Mohammed V Square in memory of the Late King Mohammed V, Grand-Father of King Mohammed VI.
Morocco-France, Politics, 12/21/2002
Syria concerning Iraq and the UN Security Council
Syria's Information Minister, Adnan Omran, affirmed yesterday that Syria's stand towards UN Security Council's discussion of Iraqi report about arms of mass destruction is characterized by complete respect to the U.N convention, the rules of the International law and Security Council's mission.
Syria-Iraq, Politics, 12/21/2002
Mrs. Mubarak outlines achievements of Mubarak public library
"There is great concern on the part of the Ministry of Education to set up school libraries and develop them in the belief that libraries play an important part in the learning process," she said.
Egypt, Education, 12/21/2002
Milliyet: Turkey's position regarding Iraq
When asked that Turkey's Foreign Minister articulated Turkey's position as follows: He said fairly explicitly that Turkey would require a second UN Security Council Resolution before any military campaign could be launched from Turkish soil, US deputy secretary of defense Paul Wolfowitz had said "in fact the Foreign Minister stated this correctly."
Iraq-Turkey, Politics, 12/21/2002
Mubarak receives a message from Al Bashir
Othman noted that, the Sudanese government has decided to make 2003 the year of the south; mustering all efforts to implement its development plans there and to make southerners feel they are being cared for and well-served by their own loving country.
Sudan-Egypt, Politics, 12/21/2002
Moussa suggests turning south Sudan reconstruction Fund to Arab Authority
Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa suggested on Thursday turning the South Sudan Reconstruction Fund, which affiliated to the Arab League, to an Arab authority.
Sudan-Regional, Politics, 12/21/2002
Mubarak to probe banks draft law to raises bank regulation standards
The draft law is based on the full separation between the ownership, control and management, an official, source said. Under the draft law, the shareholders cannot get loans or credit facilities for their stocks.
Egypt, Economics, 12/21/2002
Al-Sherif: transparency serquired in facing Iraqi crisis
Egypt-Regional, Politics, 12/21/2002
UAE, Syria for ports cooperation
The Syrian transport minister, Makram Obeid, on Thursday in Abu Dhabi discussed with the director of Dubai's ports authority Jamal Majid Bin Thaneyah cooperation between ports in the two states.
United Arab Emirates-Syria, Economics, 12/21/2002
King Mohammed visits exhibition on Arab horsemen in paris
The exhibition, to remain open to the public until next March 30, features several themes related to "Islam's equestrian heritage," "the horse, companion of man," "the horse, hero in religious and secular literature," "the radiance of oriental equestrian sport in the west."
Regional-France, Culture, 12/21/2002
Yemen: Clashes in al-Mukalla with al-Qaida members
Clashes took place near al-Mukalla city between the security forces and a group of armed men presumed to belong to al-Qaida organization and suspected to be involved in the attack against the French oil truck Limburg in October.
Yemen, Politics, 12/21/2002
US Vetoes Security Council draft resolution condemning recent Israeli acts
A draft resolution which would have had the UN Security Council condemn recent Israeli acts, including the killing of several United Nations aid workers, was defeated on Friday by the United States, which in casting a no vote effectively vetoed the text, the United Nations said.
Palestine-USA, Politics, 12/21/2002
Arafat removes Nuseibah from Jerusalem post
Palestinian sources stressed yesterday that the chairman of the Palestinian Authority Yasser Arafat removed Surri Nuseibah from his responsibility for Jerusalem file during a meeting held several days ago with Palestinians responsible for this file.
Palestine, Politics, 12/21/2002
One Palestinian was killed, wounded people in the Israeli breaking in operation in Deir al-Balah; One Israeli settler was killed
The Palestinian Majdi Mousa was killed and other 7 Palestinians were wounded by the Israeli occupation fire which invaded the city of Deir al-Balah in Gaza yesterday morning, supported by tanks and Apache planes. The Israeli forces destroyed the house of one member in the Fatah movement by dynamite, while the Israeli soldiers arrested 11 Palestinians in Ramullah, Bethlehem; Jenin and Toulkarem.
Palestine-Israel, Military, 12/21/2002
Chinese Human Rights Association meets Moroccan officials
A delegation from the Chinese association of human rights studies, which is currently visiting Morocco part of a tour to several countries, successively met on Friday human rights minister, Mohamed Aujjar, and chairman of the Moroccan human rights consultative council (CCDH), Omar Azziman.
Morocco-China, Politics, 12/21/2002
Israeli, American, Turkish air maneuvers
In statement, the Israeli army has announced that Israel, the US and Turkey will start on January 1st, 2003 joint air and sea maneuvers off the Israeli coasts.
Israel-USA, Politics, 12/21/2002
Al-Hayat: Syrian preparations to receive one million Iraqi refugees
The London- based al-Hayat daily said yesterday quoting well-informed sources in Damascus that there are ongoing official preparations to receive some one million Iraqi refugees on the Syrian borders in case a military attack is made against Iraq.
Syria-Iraq, Politics, 12/21/2002
Morocco's Prince Moulay Rachid Receives US Outstanding Film Producers, Directors
Morocco's Prince Moulay Rachid, younger brother of King Mohammed VI, received in Paris on Thursday famed US producers and directors, including Dino De Laurentis and Baz Lurhman, director of "Moulin Rouge," a 2001 box office blockbuster.
Morocco, Economics, 12/21/2002
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The 23rd Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states summit will open today in Doha and will witness an important step towards economic integration. This summit is expected to adopt a united customs federation among its 6 member states which should be implemented as from January 2003 as an introduction to launch the common Gulf currency in a date not to exceed 2010.
Egypt's First Lady Suzanne Mubarak launches today the plan of girls education in seven governorates, Menya, Fayoum, Beheria, Sohag, Assiut, Bani Suif and Giza in the light of the initiative by the National Council for Motherhood and Childhood. This initiative aims at teaching about 500,000 girls till the end of 2005 and narrowing the gap between the teaching of boys and girls association with a number of ministries and NGOs.
A telephone call was made yesterday between the Syrian deputy premier and foreign minister Farouk al-Shara and the Lebanese foreign minister Mahmoud Hammoud during which talks dealt with the visit of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to London and results of the meetings held there.
An official source in the Egyptian information ministry denied reports to the effect that the Egyptian authorities had confiscated the Lebanese al-Adab magazine. The source described these reports as groundless noting that the magazine is now on the market. This comes following reports that the Lebanese magazine Zawaya issue was banned recently.
Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher expressed conviction Friday that the Arabs of 1948 will side with the peace camp within Israel and that they will take part in the upcoming Israeli elections to help resume the peace negotiations as soon as possible and put an end to the current violence. The only practical solution known to all parties lies in setting up a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital that lives side by side with Israel.
The secretary General of the Arab League (AL) Amr Moussa has stressed the need of intensifying Arab efforts in order to boost development in southern Sudan. He suggested that the Southern Sudan rebuilding Fund of the Arab League will be converted to an Arab commission to develop and rebuilding Southern Sudan and to consider this commission as a side authorized to coordinate between the Arab states and various funds and sides willing to establish projects in Southern Sudan.
The Turkish leader of the justice and development party Rajab Tayeb Ardoghan has announced the first move of the Turkish prime minister Abdullah Ghoule towards the Arab neighbors, and in particular Syria, Saudi Arabia and Egypt which he is supposed to visit under the possibilities of the eruption of the American war against Iraq.
Malawi's Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister, Ms. Lilian Patel, will visit Morocco Dec. 27-29, the Moroccan embassy in Pretoria announced on Friday. The two countries will sign an agreement on the creation of a joint commission and a memorandum of understanding between their foreign departments, the embassy said.
Egyptian foreign minister Ahmad Maher discussed in a telephone call with Hammoud the prevailing grave conditions in the region. Maher said during the telephone conversation he had discussed the Arab situation, discussion of the next Arab meetings and the importance of inter- Arab coordination concerning issues in the region.
The Lebanese permanent military court has issued a series of sentences against for members of the Lahd militias which rallied with Israel. Lebanese judicial sources said that sentences were released against 25 hirelings for they recruited themselves in the lines of the Israeli forces and entered Israel without a prior consent and opened fire at Lebanese resistance men and areas.
Egypt's Ministry of Electricity is studying a number of offers by international companies from Japan, US and Europe to renovate and replace 12 electricity generators at the High Dam power station. Two generators will be replaced at a time, whereas the ten others will remain on duty so that development plans should not be at all affected.
The Quartet committee has started its meeting yesterday in Washington amid differences on the date of launching what is called "road map." Powell has announced that his country is not wishing to launch the so-called "road map" on creating a Palestinian state before the Israeli elections on January 28, 2003.