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Egypt's reading for all to be generalized in the Arab states
With the success of "Reading for All" project which made available many as variant as precious books at low prices for the last thirteen years, the Egyptian experience is to lease life into the Arab cultural scene with a similar larger plan, a cultural official said on Friday.
Regional-Egypt, Education, 8/30/2003
Local poll catches headlines in Morocco
The local poll Morocco will hold on September 12 made the headlines of Morocco's Friday press which stressed that the ongoing electoral campaign is an opportunity to open a new page and forget an era marked by irregularities and errors.
Morocco, Politics, 8/30/2003
Mohammed Baqer al-Hakim killed in bomb explosion; wide condemnations
Abdul-Aziz Al-Hakim, has asserted death of his brother Leader of the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq, Mohammed Baqer al-Hakim. During a phone call with Lebanese Al-Manar TV on Friday, Abdul-Aziz asserted his brother's death in the bombing took place in Najaf yesterday.
Iraq, Politics, 8/30/2003
Local poll: 33 percent of candidates have secondary education level
Some 33 percent of candidates to the local elections, to be held September 12 in Morocco, have a secondary education level.
Morocco, Politics, 8/30/2003
Morocco, Saudi Arabia seek economic complementarity
Saudi Arabia's foreign affairs minister, Prince Saud Al Faisal, said the economic openness in the world requires Morocco and Saudi Arabia to accelerate economic complementarity.
Morocco-Saudi Arabia, Economics, 8/30/2003
Five percent of candidates to local poll are females
Five percent of candidates to the local elections Morocco will hold next September 12 are females.
Morocco, Politics, 8/30/2003
Syrian agricultural projects in Sudan
Syrian Productive Projects Administration was charged with the investment of a large agricultural project in Sudan in the interests of the two states.
Sudan-Syria, Economics, 8/30/2003
Libya agrees to compensate victims of German night club
Qathafi International Foundation for Charitable Associations which is headed by Seif al-Islam al-Qathafi, son of the Libyan leader, said that it agreed to pay compensations for the victims of the explosion which took place in 1986 in a Berlin Club which was used frequented by American soldiers.
Libya-Germany, Politics, 8/30/2003
First attack against the Bulgarians in Iraq
The central American leadership announced that one American soldier was killed and other three wounded in an attack in which anti- tank RPJ missiles were used in al-Sueidat area near Baqouba city to the north of Baghdad. Witnesses said the attack targeted an American convoy in the area.
Iraq-USA, Military, 8/30/2003
King Mohammed handed 1947 sermon by his grandfather
Nor is it conceivable that Muslims, once they have been called upon to perform good deeds, engage in the public interest and set up co-operatives, trading companies and educational councils, that they would fail to comply, or refuse to help, after receiving the divine words: "Help ye one another unto righteousness and pious duty.
Morocco, Religion, 8/30/2003
One Israeli settler killed, wife injured in attack; Israeli forces prevent worshipper from al-Aqsa mosque
Al-Aqsa brigade groups of the Fatah movement have retaliated the Israeli raid against Gaza and attacked an Israeli car for settlers near Ramullah where this attack resulted in killing one settler and wounding his wife, while the Israeli occupation forces banned scores of Palestinians from having access to the al-Aqsa mosque to perform their Friday's prayers.
Palestine-Israel, Military, 8/30/2003
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An Egyptian report said "Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak decided to postpone his visit to France which was due to start next Monday due to his engagements and busy schedule, said Agency France Press (AFP)." Mubarak was to hold talks with French President Jaqaues Chirac during the visit.
A source at the Jordanian royal court announced yesterday that the Jordanian King Abdullah II will pay a visit to Iran next week, his first visit during which he will hold talks with the Iranian President Muhammad Khatami on bilateral relations and conditions in the region.
Egypt's President Mubarak received a telephone call from Russian President Vladimir Putin. During the conversation, the two leaders discussed the results of efforts exerted by Egypt with both the Israelis and the Palestinians to overcome the implications of mutual violent actions on both sides.
Russian Foreign Minister's Special Envoy, Andre Vidovin announced that Russia will do all it can for resuming negotiations between the Palestinians and Israelis.
Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal said there can be no significant progress in the search for a solution to this question and to the Arab-Israeli conflict so long as the Israeli government does not prove to be serious and does not live up to its commitments. He exhorted the Palestinian people to stay unified and not give Israel the chance to undermine their unity
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has hailed the opening of the German University in Cairo (GUC) on October 4 as the first German educational institution set up outside the country.
The third annual Conference for Telecommunications and Information Technology opens in Cairo tomorrow under the title of "Roadmap towards Growth."