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U.S. fed up with Netanyahu, Palestine expects US initiative to be public
Palestine National Authority sources said Friday that after US President Bill Clinton testifies on the Monica Lewinsky affair on Monday, he will have more time to spend on international affairs.
Palestine-Israel, Politics, 8/14/1998
El-Baz: The future demands focus on knowledge and science
El-Baz spoke of the importance of knowledge as an asset clarifying that the wealth of the nations is currently marked by knowledge related fields, and not by what it possess in raw natural material resources
Egypt, Culture, 8/14/1998
Arab states to unify civil aviation regulations
The committee in charge of ensuring safety of Arab civil aviation on Thursday concluded its meetings. It called for laying the groundwork for unifying civil aviation regulations in the Arab states.
Regional, Economics, 8/14/1998
Morocco marks 19th anniversary of recovery of Oued Eddahab
Moroccans are celebrating this August 14th the 19th anniversary of the return to the homeland of the southern province of Oued Eddahab from Spanish occupation.
Morocco, Culture, 8/14/1998
Syrian strangled in Jordan
Syrian citizen Fateh Raja eddine Jalasi 36 was executed on Thursday at dawn, just seven months after he was convicted to death, after he was found guilty for a crime in June, 1997 that claimed the life of another Syrian citizen, his wife and their child.
Jordan-Syria, Judicial, 8/14/1998
IDB delays decision on $1.5 billion in aid to Pakistan
The final decision on a $1.5 billion rescue package managed by the Saudi-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to sanctions-hit Pakistan has been delayed until early September, IDB said yesterday.
Regional-Pakistan, Economics, 8/14/1998
King Hussein reiterates confidence in al-Majali's government
King Hussein of Jordan has reiterated his confidence in Prime Minister Abdul Salam al-Majali, despite the wave of criticism and pressure by the Jordanian press, people, trade unions and party activists due to the polluted water question in Jordan.
Jordan, Politics, 8/14/1998
Netanyahu prevents Palestinian clergy from getting into Akka
Jerusalem bishop for the Greek-Catholic Church in exile, Helarione Kappucci, said that Israeli Premier Netanyahu prevented Archbishop Butrous al-Muallim from getting into occupied Palestine in order to acquire his post in Akka's patriarchy in Galilee.
Palestine-Israel-Vatican, Politics, 8/14/1998
Iraq threatens legal action if Turkey continues building river dams
The Iraqi government threatened yesterday to try Turkey if the latter continues with its plans to build dams on the Degla and Euphrates rivers, as these dams could affect the flow of water to Iraq and Syria.
Iraq, Politics, 8/14/1998
Ethiopia denies reports that Egypt sends military aid to Eritrea
In press statements, Ethiopian spokeswoman Salomi Tadiss described Egyptian - Ethiopian relations as very good, referring to the effective and positive role of Egypt in efforts to solve the Eritrean - Ethiopian dispute peacefully.
Egypt-Ethiopia-Eritrea, Politics, 8/14/1998
Washerwomen: forgotten women
Washerwomen, these women who were for a long time appreciated are today finding it difficult to be recruited like in a not-so-distant past, facing "unfair competition" from washing machines.
Morocco, Culture, 8/14/1998
Yemeni Socialist Party getting ready for its fourth conference
The preparatory committee for the fourth general conference of the Yemeni Socialist Party, decided to determine a date for convening the conference during its meeting, setting the date for the conference in the second half of the current month.
Yemen, Politics, 8/14/1998
Turkish president to visit Jordan before year's end
The Turkish ambassador in Amman, Suha Omar announced yesterday that Turkish President Suleyman Demirel is going to pay a visit to Jordan in October or November.
Jordan-Turkey, Politics, 8/14/1998
Iraq expects division in its favor inside UN
Iraq-UN, Politics, 8/14/1998
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The Algerian security forces today said that some 11 civilians were killed on Thursday night by gunmen.
Oman held a day for the disabled yesterday within the Salalah Khareef Festival in Mirbat, Oman Daily Observer reported.
Bahrain's used car market is undergoing a slump, Gulf Daily News reported.
Saudi Arabia plans to cut oil exports further in September, IRNA reported.
The Red Palm Weevil is damaging date palm trees in the UAE, Khaleej Times reported.
Feyrouz begins a series of six concerts in Baalbek today, Lebanon News Wire reported.
The Arab Affairs Committee in the Egyptian Consultation Council under the leadership of Said El-Dakad called yesterday for the convening of an international conference on terrorism in order to discuss how to treat this problem and the relationship between terrorism and organized crime, as well as to convince countries sheltering terrorists to reexamine their policies.
Lebanese economic circles approved yesterday, the Syrian presidential decree - issued yesterday to reduce the Syrian customs duties on Lebanese industrial products at a rate of 25% annually for four years starting from January 1999.
The Egyptian trade chamber announced yesterday the establishment of an Arab company for international commercial exchange that includes Tunisia, Egypt and Libya to increase Arab trade movement, develop trance with other countries, and take a united stance in international markets.
Iraqi sources in Cairo announced yesterday that Lebanon decided to open its closed embassy in Baghdad starting from September 1 by sending employees to start work and administrative, commercial procedures, so that the necessary crew for administrating the embassy will be able to resume activity in about three months.
Speaker of the Syrian Parliament Abdul Qader Qaddoura on Thursday received Jordanian Parliament member Ahmad Oweidi al-Abadi. Talks dealt with regional issues and the "negative consequences" of Araba agreement signed with Israel.
Libyan President Moammar Gaddafi on Thursday received a message from President Mathieu Kerekou of Benin pertaining to bilateral relations between the two countries and several issues of mutual concern.
President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt on Thursday received a message from India's Prime Minister concerning preparations for the Non-Aligned Movement summit conference due to be held in September in South Africa.