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Jordan calls for smaller Arab summit
"It has become necessary to hold an Arab summit," Jordanian Prime Minister Dr. Abdul-Sal al-Majali said. "The summit is to discuss the hindered Middle East peace process and Israeli obstinacy," he said.
Jordan-Regional, Politics, 5/25/1998
Iranian FM visit concludes without progress in island dispute
Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi concluded today his visit to the United Arab Emirates by meeting with State Minister for Foreign Affairs Hamad Bin Zayed Bin Sultan al-Nayhan who said that the two sides have agreed on continuing communications on solving the issue of the three contested Gulf islands and improving bilateral relations.
United Arab Emirates-Iran, Politics, 5/25/1998
Mubarak, King Hassan to meet tomorrow
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will meet tomorrow with the Moroccan monarch, King Hassan II, who is currently visiting Cairo at Mubarak's official invitation to discuss the peace process and Israel's attempt to judaize Jerusalem.
Egypt-Morocco, Politics, 5/25/1998
Israeli celebrations for annexing Jerusalem
The whole city of Jerusalem looked like it was being conquered again by Israel. Heavily armed soldiers and policemen took position early on Sunday morning in every street in East Jerusalem and inside the Old City, to guard the busy schedule of marking the anniversary of Jerusalem's fall in Israel's hands in 1967.
Palestine-Israel, Culture, 5/25/1998
Counting the votes of the electioneers began in Lebanon
Lebanon, Politics, 5/25/1998
Syrian President confers with Hamas founder
Syrian President Hafez al-Assad on Sunday at al-Shaab Presidential Palace in Damascus, the founder of Hamas, Sheikh Ahmad Yassin, and members of the accompanying delegation, including the head of the movement's political bureau Khaled Mishal
Palestine-Syria, Politics, 5/25/1998
Morocco repeats its opposition to renewing fishery agreement with Europe
Morocco's minister of marine fishery, El-Tohami EL-Khiari, said today that Morocco intends to intensify its control over the ships that fish in its waters.
Morocco-European Union, Economics, 5/25/1998
Arab - Kurdish talks in Cairo arouse Baghdad
Disagreements between Cairo and Baghdad appeared because of Cairo hosting Arab - Kurdish talks, which the Egyptian committee for solidarity, a non-governmental organization, will convene on Wednesday.
Iraq-Egypt-USA, Politics, 5/25/1998
Arafat speaks at anniversary of occupation, Gingrich reconsiders visit
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat will deliver tomorrow a speech at Arab League headquarters before the delegates and ambassadors of foreign and Arab countries, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the occupation of Palestine.
Palestine-Regional, Politics, 5/25/1998
Deadbeat Arab states owe $140 million to Arab League
In press declarations on Friday from Sanaa, Yemen, Arab League Secretary-General Esmat Abdul Meguid confirmed that the Arab League is currently facing a severe financial crisis due to some Arab countries' objections over their share of the budget, while other countries refused absolutely to pay their shares.
Regional, Economics, 5/25/1998
Arab women's fashion between mythology and modernity
When Anat, the goddess of the moon, had established her empire over the heaven, she was ready to welcome her lover Baal. But Baal, did not appear. Mot, god of the underworld, had captured him. Full of love and armed with her wrath, she declared the holy fight against death to rescue Baal, her love.
Regional, Culture, 5/25/1998
Warning: Viagra pills can be dangerous
The Viagra fever has not hit the Palestinian territories yet but a senior Palestinian health official warns against hasty use of this new medicine as a sexual impotency treatment.
Regional, Medicine, 5/25/1998
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Qatar Airways signed a cooperation agreement with Lufthansa to share codes and supply Lufthansa flights between Europe and Doha thought Qatar Airways, Gulf News reported.
Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri said the government will implement a nation-wide housing development project, Lebanon News Wire reported.
As of May 30 the use of seatbelts will be required in the UAE by drivers and passengers riding in the front seats of cars, Khaleej Times reported.
Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Katsav said the Cabinet unanimously supports Prime Minister Netanyahu's rejection of the US proposal of a 13% second-phase redeployment in the West Bank, Voice of America reported.
Israel is considering a revised version of the US redeployment proposal which would call for a combined second- and third-phase withdrawal of 15%, Nando Times reported.
US General Anthony Zinni will visit Yemen for talks with Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh, CNN reported.
US House Speaker Newt Gingrich said the US Congress would consider an Israeli call for $1 billion to fund withdrawal from the West Bank as a one time deal.
German Chancellor Helmut Kohl called for a new Marshall Plan to achieve peace in the Middle East, Nando Times reported.
Ruler of Bahrain Sheikh Issa Bin Salman al-Khaleifa on Sunday made a phone call to President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt to review several developments and matters of concern to the Arab nation, especially developments in the Middle East peace process, bilateral relations.
Saudi Minister of Planning Abdul Wahab Attar on Sunday in Riyadh met with chairman of the Omani Shoura council Abdullah al-Oteibi and members of the accompanying delegation.
Ruler of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Bin Khaleifa al-Thani on Sunday received a message from the president of Eritrea, Asyasi Afworki, on bilateral relations and issues of mutual concern.
Ruler of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Bin Khaleifa al-Thani today in Doha received a message from Algerian President Liamine Zeroual.
Syrian Vice-President Abdul Halim Khaddam stated, "The peace process' deterioration on the Palestinian track was not a surprise." In remarks today to Egypt's El-Ahram newspaper he said that the whole peace process has reached a dead end and that its rescue is dependent on the Arab states.
Frederico Mayor, the general manager of the UNESCO organization, arrived yesterday in Cairo for a celebration that will be held today, on the occasion of finishing repairs on the Sphinx that took over 10 years.
Early morning yesterday in Cairo, death sentences were carried out against Saber Mohammed Farahat and his brother Mahmoud who were found guilty in an attack on a tourist bus outside the Egyptian Museum in El-Tahrir square, due to which 9 German tourists and their bus driver were killed.
Three Kuwaitis and one Saudi were executed on Sunday at the central prison in Kuwait after being convicted of murder and rape during the past two years. The Kuwaiti security authorities permitted the convicted families and their families to pay a final visit before the execution took place.
Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah on Sunday received a message from Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir pertaining to strengthening bilateral relations.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev arrived in Abu Dhabi on Sunday to sign during the visit an agreement on preventing double taxation and enhancing cooperation along with the inauguration of Kazakhstan's embassy in Abu Dhabi.
The periodic report to the Egyptian Central Bank revealed an increase in the debt's value to LE 277 billion, including LE 180 billion in foreign debts.
Ibrahim Fawzi, the head of Egypt's general organization for investment and free zones, will meet with Rose Odith Jones, Spain's minister of trade and tourism for the Pacific region, on Wednesday to discuss cooperation. Fawzi said on Friday that Spain is contributing to 15 investment projects in Egypt with a capital estimated at LE 108 million and with investment cost LE 164 million, in addition to 3 projects dealing with the system of free trade zones.
Mohammed Ali Abtagi, the head of the Iranian President Mohammed Khatami's bureau, confirmed on Friday his country's adherence to enhancing relations with Egypt. He also said that remarkable improvements in Iranian - Egyptian relations have recently taken place.
During its meeting yesterday, Jordan's Cabinet endorsed a loan agreement with OPEC's Fund for International Development worth $5 million to share in funding the purchase of medical equipment for Abdullah Teaching Hospital in Amman.