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Despite American pressures; Turkish president: Of course I will visit Syria
The Turkish President Ahmet Necdet Sezer said he will visit Syria in April, despite the call made by the US on Ankara to join the international efforts on Damascus, while Ankara stressed that "democracy and the dissemination of freedoms in various parts of the region is Turkey's basic policy."
Syria-Turkey, Politics, 3/17/2005
A new Iraqi government to be formed within two weeks
Chairman of the al-Dawa ( call) party said that the two next weeks will witness the birth of a new government denying that the Kurdish- Shiite talks to this effect have reached a deadlock.
Iraq, Politics, 3/17/2005
112 prisoners are released from the jails of the People's Movement in Sudan
The committee in Charge of Eliminating the Kidnapping of Women and Children ( CEWAC) announced the release of 112 prisoners from the jails of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (southern rebels).
Sudan, Politics, 3/17/2005
Yemeni president criticizes the US and accuses it of violating human rights
The Yemeni president questioned the reason why America embarks on the doubled standard policy in the region, adding "why do not they respond to our demands to reforming the UN which is the umbrella for all so as to end dictatorship and comprehensiveness in decision taking."
Yemen-USA, Politics, 3/17/2005
Karami prevents pro Syria supporters demonstration
The designated Lebanese prime minister Omar Karami is preventing a demonstration by Syria's supporters due tomorrow Friday. He called on the opposition parties to do the same and prevent all its demonstrations.
Lebanon, Politics, 3/17/2005
By incepting rights violations hearings, King opened 'way to democracy building', former detainee
"HM King Mohammed VI opened the way to the building of democracy and the people has to support the sovereign in consolidating the process," said former detainee, Mohamed Mahri, at a public hearing on past human rights violations that occurred in Morocco between 1956 and 1999.
Morocco, Politics, 3/17/2005
Authors of human rights violations should be excluded from decision-making centers, victim
Ms. Widad El Bouab, a victim of human rights abuses committed between 1956 and 1999, said at the public hearing session held on Wednesday in Marrakech, authors of human rights violations should be excluded from decision-making centers and called the state to apologize for these practices.
Morocco, Politics, 3/17/2005
Hizbullah party rejects Bush's call to drop arms
The Lebanese Hizbullah party announced cling to resistance, rejecting thereby the call advocated by the US President George W. Bush to give up its weapons.
Lebanon-USA, Politics, 3/17/2005
Washington inclines for establishing full diplomatic relations with Libya
The US President George W. Bush administration notified that Congress on its intention to establish full diplomatic relations with Libya, despite doubts around Libya's involvement in the assassination attempt of the Saudi crown prince Abdullah.
Libya-USA, Politics, 3/17/2005
Bush meets with Maronite patriarch Sfeir
The US President George W. Bush yesterday renewed his demands to Syria to leave Lebanon.
Lebanon-USA, Politics, 3/17/2005
Hattab calls for dropping weapons
Leader of al-Salafeyah group for fighting and the call ( al-Dawa Wal Qital) in Algeria Hassan Hattab has called on all fighters to stop fighting and drop the weapons as well as to join national reconciliation and the general amnesty advocated by the Algerian President Abdul Aziz Butaflika.
Algeria, Politics, 3/17/2005
Official Source: Syria supports China on Taiwan issue
Syria on Wednesday supported the Chinese anti-secession legislation recently enacted by the National People's Congress, Parliament.
Syria-China, Politics, 3/17/2005
Commander of the American joint forces is in Iraq
three Iraqi soldiers were killed and other five injured and two civilians were also wounded in a booby trapped car explosion near an inspection point for the Iraqi army at the northern entrance for Baqouba city. Iraqi sources said that the wounded were admitted to a nearby American military base for medical treatment.
Iraq-USA, Politics, 3/17/2005
Berlusconi gives up statements over withdrawal from Iraq
The Italian prime minister said that his country will not withdraw its forces from Iraq if this withdrawal is opposed by its two allies the US President George W. Bush and the British prime minister Tony Blair.
Iraq-Italy, Politics, 3/17/2005
Mubarak reviews with Abu Mazen progress of inter-Palestinian dialogue
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak yesterday received Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas who is currently taking part in the inter-Palestinian dialogue hosted by Cairo.
Egypt-Palestine, Politics, 3/17/2005
Hundreds participate in PPC's anti wall protest
Approximately 500 Palestinian young men and women took to the streets of Ramallah on Monday, 13 March, 2005, to protest against the Israeli unilateral actions and the ongoing building of the illegal segregation wall in the West Bank.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 3/17/2005
Moroccan car plant to start manufacturing economical Logan-Maroc cars
The Moroccan car-assembling company (SOMACA) will start manufacturing economical "Logan Maroc" cars in the first semester of 2005, said Renault Maroc CEO, Pereira Dos Santos.
Morocco, Business, 3/17/2005
British petroleum investment in Egypt
Egypt, Politics, 3/17/2005
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Egypt's Interior Minister Habib El-Adli stressed that his ministry is keen on respecting human rights and citizens. He said respecting human rights could support the confidence bridges between citizens and the police within a framework of discipline and according to the law and legitimacy.
President Emile Lahoud of Lebanon on Wednesday underlined the importance of forming a national federation government as soon as possible. "The new national government priority is to unveil who carried out the crime of Hariri's assassination and bring them to justice," President Lahoud said during a meeting with the Head of Lebanese Solidarity Party, Emile Rahmeh.
News reports in Damascus said that the Syrian foreign minister Farouk al-Shara will visit Libya today, Thursday, on his way to Algeria to attend the meeting of the Arab foreign ministers which will prepare for the convening of the Arab summit due on Tuesday.
Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa said Algeria summit will tackle implementing the reform and modernization in the Arab states. He told reporters. customs barriers and certificates of the countries of origin have also been discussed by the council.
The inter-Palestinian dialogue proceeded yesterday in a positive atmosphere, in what indicates that an agreement could be reached on the main topics of the dialogue.
Chairman of the Iranian Expediency Council Ayatollah Ali Hashemi Rafsanjani on Wednesday condemned the US intervention in the internal affairs of other countries. "The US illegally intervenes in the internal affairs of the region's countries, among them Iran, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq," Rafsanjani said during a meeting of the Leadership Experts Council in Iran.
Egypt's First Lady Suzanne Mubarak on Wednesday praised the achievements realized by Egyptian women in the fields of education, labour, health and social care, cultural progress and legislation and that "We appreciate the wisdom, vision and insight of President Mubarak which helped Egyptian women gain the majority of their rights during his era."
The first edition of the International Children Theatre will take place, here, April 2- 9, organizers said Wednesday. Initiated by the "Grand Atlas Association," the festival will host theatre bands from various countries including Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Turkey, Italy, France, Syria and Palestine.