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Deir Yassin massacre 50th Anniversay
On April 9 - 10, 1948 the village of Deir Yassin near Jerusalem was attacked by Jewish nationalist militias, Irgun and Lehi (also known as The Stern Gang). During this attack over 100 men, women and children were killed.
Palestine-Israel, History, 4/8/1998
El-Baz: Israel will be in comprehensive isolation if it rejects US initiative
El-Baz : If Israel refuses the proposal, all the Israeli people will live in total isolation, finding their state pitted against the whole world after the international community agrees upon one view which that is Israel is the only obstinate party, he said.
Egypt-Palestine-USA, Politics, 4/8/1998
Arab Golden age and education
The educational standards during the Abbasid era were high. Elementary education, both for boys and for girls, flourished. Theological colleges were maintained, and extension courses from mosques as centers radiated outward to areas beyond.
Regional, History, 4/8/1998
Israel accuses Syria for Lebanon's position on withdrawal
Israel said that it is ready to withdraw from Lebanon, the Israeli Ambassador to the US Eliyahu Ben-Elissar said "we are ready to withdraw from Lebanon completely" and we have no conditions on the withdrawal
Lebanon-Regional, Politics, 4/8/1998
Pope Shenouda: Claims of Copts oppression is groundless
He refused "foreign intervention" in Egypt's internal affairs under the pretext of exerting oppression against Copts, who, according to unofficial estimates, represent 5.8% if the total population of Egypt, estimated at 62 million.
Egypt, Religion, 4/8/1998
Nature and Zul Rumma's poetry
Throughout its deeply-rooted history, the subjects that Arabic poetry dealt with have been diverse, panoramic and comprehensive. This poetry that dates from the pre-Islamic era until the end of the Abbasid era won a special place in Arab culture.
Regional, Literature, 4/8/1998
Prominent Lebanese-Syrian historian honored
Leading Arab historian Dr. Nichola Ziyadeh was recently honored in Beirut by the Odyssa Commission marking his 90th birthday. Prominent men of letters, intellectuals and thinkers from Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Jordan took part in celebrations held for the purpose.
Regional, People, 4/8/1998
Patriarch Sabah calls for independent Palestinian state
The patriarch of the Latin community in Jerusalem on Tuesday called for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state in Palestinian territories.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 4/8/1998
Children of southern Sudan suffer from malnutrition
The organization said these children suffered from hunger and said they are at a high risk of death from diarrhea and malaria.
Sudan, Health, 4/8/1998
Egypt and Europe make progress on agreements relating to trade
Egypt and Europe terminated a large part of the agreements for Egyptian - European participation and reached a context upon which the two parties agreed on some main points.
Egypt-European Union, Politics, 4/8/1998
Israeli forces bombard South Lebanon villages
Israeli naval forces continued their siege of the southern Lebanese coast from al-Sarafand, south of Sidon, to Raas al-Bayyadh, north of the city of Tyre.
Lebanon-Israel, Military, 4/8/1998
Gaddafi issues resolution releasing Egyptian fishermen
The three Egyptian fishing ships with 51 fishermen on board disappeared near the Libyan coast during a fishing trip in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea.
Libya-Egypt, Politics, 4/8/1998
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Atef Ebid, the Egyptian minister of the public works sector, announced that the government is concerned with applying the privatization contracts ratified between it and the new private sector owners of public companies. The government will apply legal procedures if any violation occurs in the implementation. The minister also said the privatization contracts dictate large financial penalties for violators.
Sudan's President Bashir ordered that young men should be able to finish studies at universities before being conscripted into the army, CNN reported.
Yousef Butros Ghali, the Egyptian minister of economy, traveled yesterday to Washington discuss with the officials in the US administration and major financial corporations cooperation with Egypt and removing obstacles hindering US investments in Egypt, and Egyptian exports to the US.
Israel complained to the UN that Syria is violating a 1974 ceasefire between the two states by fortifying areas near the Golan Heights, Fox News reported.
The Israeli occupation authorities have allowed Muslims to perform the prayers of the Greater Bairam in the Ibrahimi mosque in Galilee. It also prevented Jews from entering the mosque during the Greater Bairam.
The National Agricultural Bank in Morocco denied that intends to dispense with 1,000 of its employees in hope that its statement will prevent a strike on April 15 - 16 to protest against the employees' dismissal.
Egypt's Coptic Christians shared the Greater Bairam joy with Muslims, as Islamic, political and religious leaders yesterday received a Coptic delegation to congratulate Muslim on the Greater Bairam. Both the Christian and the Muslim men of religion confirmed their rejection of all attempts at separation, confirming that the Egyptian people have of one mind and condemn any attempt at foreign interference in Egyptian affairs under the pretext of persecution of Copts in Egypt.
The mission of the International Monetary Fund will arrive in Cairo on April 24 to make a quarterly assessment of the Egyptian economy's performance and to present a certificate of safety to international corporations.
Counselor Farouk Seif El-Naser, the Egyptian minister of justice, said during a meeting yesterday with judges and members of the prosecution in the Judges' club that Arab foreign and justice ministers responded to Egyptian President Mubarak's call to fight international terrorism and that they will sign the Arab agreement for fighting terrorism on April 22.
The union of the Jordanian artists said in a statement issued on Monday said it rejects all forms of normalization with Israel and prohibited Jordanian artists from communicating with Israeli information bodies. The statement also prohibited artists from visiting Israel to do art.
The Egyptian Businessmen's Association will hold in cooperation with the Arab Businessmen's Council the second meeting of the Arab Business Society on April 22 -23 in Luxor. During the meeting discussions will address strategies for Arab economic cooperation and the progress in establishing the Arab common market.
Due to an increase in the number of cases before it and budget limitations, the International Court of Justice is revising its procedures to facilitate the judicial process by hearing concurrent arguments on the ICJ's jurisdiction in cases and stopping the distribution of written case notes between Judges.
Bahrain's non-oil exports were up more than 16% in January over 1997 levels to reach $116.4 million, Bahrain Tribune reported.
The five-nation April Understanding monitoring group found both Israeli troops and Lebanese fighters responsible for recent civilian deaths in the occupied south, CNN reported.
Morocco sentenced a Swedish man, found guilty of drug trafficking, to three years in prison, CNN reported.
Hizbullah said it will ask Lebanon's Parliament to consider offering amnesty to low-ranking members of the Israeli-backed South Lebanon Army, Bahrain Tribune reported.