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Morocco's premier urges Maghreban leaders to end tensions in North Africa
Moroccan Prime Minister Abderrahmane Youssoufi called on Maghreban leaders to put an end to the crisis and tension prevailing in North Africa.
Morocco-Algeria, Politics, 7/18/1998
Egypt releases 13 Islamists
Egyptian security sources said Egypt plans to release some 13 officials from the banned "Islamic Brotherhood" group, after they spent three years in prison. They were convicted before a military court of taking part in a banned group planning to topple the regime and establish an extremist Islamic state.
Egypt, Judicial, 7/18/1998
Arab Businessmen's Council calls for one visa for Arab states
The Arab Businessmen's Council presented a formal demand to the Arab League to issue a card for businessmen to facilitate obtaining visas necessary for travel in the Arab states.
Regional, Business, 7/18/1998
Morocco's El Guerrouj to break all speed records in running
When Hicham El Guerrouj failed by a single stride to break the mile world record in Nice on Thursday night, he knew that he would get another chance to stamp his name into the record books soon enough.
Morocco, Sports, 7/18/1998
Palestinian - Israeli negotiations on Sunday
Israeli Defense Minister Yitzhak Mordechai will meet with Palestinian negotiator Mahmoud Abbas to discuss methods of implementing the withdrawal of the Israeli forces the West Bank according to a US initiative.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 7/18/1998
Kurdish reconciliation effort underway
A US delegation under the leadership of David Wales is currently visiting Iraq in an attempt to reconcile the points of view between the Kurdistan Democratic Party and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan.
Iraq-USA, Politics, 7/18/1998
Mubarak accepts Mandela's invitation to visit South Africa
The Egyptian ambassador in South Africa, Moshira Khatab, said that President Mubarak has accepted the invitation of South African President Nelson Mandela to visit South Africa, saying that the expected visit -- which be specified through the diplomatic channels -- will be an expression and embodiment of the developing relations between Egypt and South Africa.
Egypt-South Africa, Politics, 7/18/1998
49 persons killed in south Sudan.
A committee authorized to assess the volume of losses due to fighting in al-Wahda state in southern Sudan has set up a report on the results of the fighting between southern rebel factions and Sudanese government forces.
Sudan, Politics, 7/18/1998
Lebanese pilots hold one-day strike
The company was able to move several flights, including one on one of its own planes to London and another on a plane leased from a French company to Paris. It found spots for many other passengers in planes affiliated to foreign companies working at Beirut International Airport.
Lebanon, Business, 7/18/1998
Algeria signs agreement with Boeing to purchase 10 airplanes
Algerian Airlines signed a transaction to modernize its fleet, which includes purchasing 10 Boeing airplanes worth $400 million under very confidential circumstances.
Algeria, Business, 7/18/1998
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An Omani Ministry of Commerce and Industry official said that private sector industrial spending would be 53% greater than government spending at the end of a five-year program, Oman Daily Observer reported.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman said the Israeli trial in which Israeli businessman Nahum Manbar was sentenced to 16 years in prison for selling chemical weapons materials to Iran was aimed at arising suspicions in Muslim public opinion against Iranian chemical weapons policies, IRNA reported.
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat discussed yesterday the developments on the Palestinian track of the Middle East peace process in a phone call with Jordan's Crown Prince Hassan.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Said al-Sahaf, in a message to U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, defended his country's efforts to demand compensation according to the allegations of the Iraqi government that the Allied Forces used depleted uranium weapons during the Desert Storm operation against Iraqi forces.
Ambassador Sayeid Abu Zeid, the Egyptian assistant foreign minister for Arabian affairs and the Middle East, received Ramadan El-Sherihi, the Libyan charged d'affairs in Cairo.
Commenting on the Sudanese on cease-fire agreement. An Egyptian spokesman in the foreign ministry said that within the context of Egypt's permanent concern with the unification of Sudan, achieving security, stability and end the suffering, Egypt welcomes the agreement and hope that this positive step would be followed by other serious steps toward achieving comprehensive peace which will maintain Sudan's independence, sovereignty, unification and the prosperity of his people.
Three people were killed and six others seriously wounded in a family dispute over farm lands in eastern Morocco. The news was reported recently by Moroccan "Al Alam" daily, which said that the dispute broke out on the property and exploitation rights over a 1-hectare parcel.
Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee at the French National Assembly (parliament), Jack Lang, arrived in Rabat on Friday for talks with Moroccan officials on ways to enhance bilateral relations.
The Moroccan Press Union (SNPM) voiced solidarity with Algerian reporters in their struggle for security and stability. Algerian journalists staged on Thursday a strike to protest the transfer of a number of reporters from the hotels where they resided to "unsafe" locations.