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Saudi journalist Rania al-Baz fled to France
The Saudi activists and press woman, Rania al-Baz, succeeded in leaving Saudi Arabia and to arrive in Paris despite efforts to prevent her from traveling under the pretext that her travel paper documents are incomplete.
Saudi Arabia, Politics, 10/5/2005
National human rights report on presidential elections
The report stressed the importance of amending Article No. 76 which creates a difficult barrier for independent candidates to be able to run in elections, such as requiring the need for candidates to have the support of 250 members of the People's Assembly, the Shura Council and local councils before being eligible to run for office.
Egypt, Politics, 10/5/2005
Saad al-Hariri: President Lahoud lacks legitimacy; fear for his life
Hariri said that he had left the country after finding out about a plan to assassinate him. He indicated that the security situation in Lebanon does not permit him to return back to Lebanon at the meantime
Lebanon, Politics, 10/5/2005
Iraqi parliament to meet on referendum rules; Hosni deplores US military operations in west Iraq
The speaker of the Iraqi parliament Hajem al-Hosni deplored the large- scale operations carried out by the American forces in al-Anbar governorate, west of Iraq.
Iraq, Politics, 10/5/2005
New head of security in Lebanon
The Lebanese Cabinet appointed Wafiq al-Jazzini as a commander for general security in succession of Jamil al-Sayyed who submitted his resignation six months ago and is currently under custody under accusations of involvement in the assassination of the former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq al-Hariri, 8 months ago.
Lebanon, Politics, 10/5/2005
Mehlis report after three weeks
The chairman of the UN investigation committee in the assassination of Rafiq al-Hariri, Deltev Mehlis, left Beirut on Monday amid contradiction in news on whether he will ask for an extension to his mission after he submits his report to the UN Security Council on October 25th.
Lebanon-UN, Politics, 10/5/2005
US military to address concerns for safety of Iraqi journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomed last week a request by US Senator John Warner, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, for the Pentagon to address concerns about the safety of journalists in Iraq.
Iraq-USA, Politics, 10/5/2005
Al-Yousefeyah clashes in Baghdad
Iraqi army forces broke into the house of Saleh al-Mutlak, the spokesman for the National Dialogue Council in al-Jame'a ( University) quarters, west of Baghdad, and arrested 10 of his guards and wounded one person
Iraq, Military, 10/5/2005
Five American soldiers killed in Iraq
The US army on Tuesday admitted that five of its soldiers were killed in Iraq during the 24 past hours. This was expressed in three separate statements.
Iraq, Military, 10/5/2005
Report on human rights violations of Palestinians
Five years of the "al-Aqsa Intifada" (Palestinian uprising against occupation) have lapsed. Since its start, 3508 Palestinians and 1073 Israelis have been killed.
Palestine-Israel, Military, 10/5/2005
Syria trying to deal with budget challenge due to diminished oil
The governor said that an annual growth rate of no less than 4.5 percent is needed in order to absorb the growing population and its employment needs.
Syria, Economics, 10/5/2005
Egyptian Ambassador: China is Egypt's genuine development partner
The new Egyptian ambassador to China has assumed his post at a time when China is embarking upon a brisk drive that is expected to give a strong impetus to its relations with Egypt, the Arab states and Africa, all of which are scheduled to take place in the course of the coming year.
Egypt-China, Politics, 10/5/2005
Egyptian-Russian talks to boost cooperation
Russia has expressed willingness to expand the scope of cooperation with Egypt in the field of oil and gas.
Egypt-Russia, Economics, 10/5/2005
Syria to launch health emergency air-based system
Syria's Minister of Transportation expected on Tuesday a First Aid air-based system to deal with medical emergencies would be launched early 2006 in Syria.
Syria, Health, 10/5/2005
On the US role in the Darfur talks
The Sudanese government and rebels are continuing their negotiations, not long after a high-level U.S. delegation visited the troubled Darfur region of the country.
Sudan-USA, Politics, 10/5/2005
Palestinian organization wants to keep weapons in camps in Lebanon
The organization of the People's Front For Liberation of Palestine - General Command, which supports Syria and is led by Ahmad Jibril, criticized the "tightened besiege of several military positions in Lebanon."
Lebanon-Palestine, Politics, 10/5/2005
Foundation of Syrian Business Council in Abu Dhabi
The Syrian Business Council in Abu Dhabi aims at enhancing economic, trade and investment relations between Syria and the United Arab Emirates, Syria's Ambassador to the UAE Riad Na'asan Agha told Tishrin daily Tuesday.
Syria-United Arab Emirates, Business, 10/5/2005
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Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa warned on Tuesday against Palestinian infighting, calling upon all Palestinians to rally ranks, especially during this critical stage of their history.
Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul -Gheit on Tuesday received Mohammed Othman al-Merghani, the chairman of the Sudanese opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Merghani said his talks with Abul -Gheit came as part of the ongoing consultations between the NDA and Egypt.
Syria's Foreign Minister Farouk al-Shara on Tuesday underlined the necessity of boosting Palestinian national unity as a basic factor to achieve the Palestinian people's aspirations in sovereignty, return and the establishment of their independent state.
The Lebanese National Resistance Forum headed by the Lebanese former Prime Minister Salim al-Hoss has urged for protecting the national resistance in the country.
Islamic Tawhid (Unification ) Movement in Lebanon said Tuesday that Israel and the US seek to weaken Lebanon and intervene in its internal affairs through international resolutions.
Al-Qaida organization in Iraq led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi threatened to escalate its attacks during the holy month of Ramadan. In a statement issued on the Internet on Tuesday evening, the organization called on its followers to intensify their attacks against the American and Iraqi forces.
The EU Commission in Syria has opened on Tuesday the first training course on marketing cultural sites in Syria which comes as part of the cultural tourism initialed by the EC.
The Moroccan news agency said that a small plane carrying four Swiss passengers crashed on Tuesday in Worzazat province, south of the country