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Mubarak confers with Jordan's Abdullah for the first time
Egypt-Jordan, Politics, 3/16/1999
King Hassan II and President Ben Ali Upbeat over Future of Arab Maghreb Union
"We are confident that in the coming months the Arab Maghreb Union will overcome the difficulties that have so far hampered its construction," King Hassan II said, while the Tunisian head of state expressed wish that "UMA will start, with the beginning of the next century, an operational phase of progress (...) so that our peoples achieve integration into a strong regional grouping."
Morocco-Tunisia, Politics, 3/16/1999
Egyptian foreign minister: Netanayhu's declarations on Jerusalem not binding
Concerning the threats of Israeli prime minister to take punitive measures if Palestinian President Yasser Arafat declares a Palestinian state, Moussa said that Israel can take punitive measures against those who are subject to its sovereignty, but the Palestinian situation is subjected to an Israeli occupation, so these punitive measures can fall under the Fourth Geneva Convention, regulating foreign occupation.
Egypt, Politics, 3/16/1999
Syrian-European partnership talks start today in Brussels
Meetings of the third session of official talks on the Syrian-European partnership association agreement project are to start today in Brussels. Among the topics to be discussed are industrial agricultural, commercial, scientific and technical cooperation between Syria and the European Union.
Syria-European Union, Politics, 3/16/1999
Iraq takes part along 18 foreign ministers at Arab League meeting
Some 18 Arab foreign ministers will take part in the meeting of the Arab League council due to start in Cairo tomorrow, including Iraqi Foreign Minister Muhammad Saeed al-Sahaf, who told the AL on Monday that he will participate and is committed to debating the question of the Iraqi and Kuwaiti missing on the session's agenda, which has 36 items.
Regional, Politics, 3/16/1999
Arab follow-up committee on Iraq to meet on March 17
The Arab ministerial committee charged by the meeting of the consultation committee of the Arab foreign ministers to follow up on moves with the UN Security Council to lift the economic sanctions imposed on Iraq will convene its first meeting on March 17 and 18 in the framework of the meetings of the 111th session of the Arab League to be held under the chairmanship of Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Sharaa.
Iraq, Politics, 3/16/1999
Jordanian government's program gives priority to restoring ties with all Arabs
Jordanian Prime Minister Abdul Raouf al-Rawabdeh has asserted that the main traits of his government's program he intends to submit to the Jordanian parliament at the beginning of next month is to restore Jordan's relations with all Arab states to what they had been before.
Jordan, Politics, 3/16/1999
Arafat to visit Libya
Palestinian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Nabil Shaath told ArabicNews.com that Palestinian President Yasser Arafat is going to visit Libya next month according to the invitation issued by Libyan President Moammar Gaddafi.
Palestine-Libya, Politics, 3/16/1999
U.S-British shelling continues against Iraq
Despite the US - British air strikes launched against Iraq that have lasted for three months, joint air strikes are still continuing against the sites of Iraq's anti-aircraft missiles almost daily.
Iraq-USA, Politics, 3/16/1999
GCC final statement calls for pressuring Israel to abide by peace principles
The foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council states have asserted the need to resume talks on the Syrian and Lebanese tracks from the point at which they broke off.
Gulf, Politics, 3/16/1999
Netanyahu: Jordan valley settlements will be expanded
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Ariel Sharon on Monday asserted Israel's ambitions in the Jordan valley and pledged to expand it and keep it under the Israeli control under the pretext of security.
Israel, Politics, 3/16/1999
Israeli - Jordanian water crisis
Jordanian Minister of Water and Irrigation Kamal Mahadin has asserted Jordan's commitment to its full water rights, rejecting any reduction in its share of the water pumped by Israel due to the shortage of rainfall for the current season, as Israeli sources announced on Sunday.
Jordan-Israel, Economics, 3/16/1999
Abu Hamzeh arrested in London
The British police on Monday arrested the extremist Abu Hamzeh al-Masri following months of close follow-up of his activities in the British capital and after it was proved that he sent armed British citizens to Yemen to carry out terrorist acts there.
Yemen-UK, Politics, 3/16/1999
Morocco and Tunisia hope Lockerbie issue will be settled
The Lockerbie case is among the thorny issues that contributed to halting the march of the Arab Maghreb Union (UMA, mustering Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia) towards integration.
Maghreb, Politics, 3/16/1999
Syrian vice president, FM discuss Middle East peace with EU MPs
Syrian Vice President Abdul Halim Khaddam met on Monday with the European Parliament group'd vice president responsible for external relations, Hannes Swoboda, and members of the accompanying delegation.
Syria-European Union, Politics, 3/16/1999
Israeli intransigence jeopardizes Mideast stability says Maghreban leaders
King Hassan II on Monday said that the Israeli intransigence in implementing peace accords, puts in jeopardy the security and stability in the Middle-East.
Morocco-Tunisia, Politics, 3/16/1999
Abdul Meguid confirms Arab League efforts to resolve problem of Kuwaiti captives
Arab League Secretary General Esmat Abdul Meguid reviewed with the representatives of the Kuwait national student union the efforts exerted by the AL to solve the problem with Iraq regarding the Kuwaiti captives.
Regional, Politics, 3/16/1999
More UAE arms deals with France
France, the largest weapons supplier for the United Arab Emirates, seeks to sign contracts to modernize the UAE's naval forces during the few coming years at a cost of US $1.7 billion.
United Arab Emirates-International, Politics, 3/16/1999
Abu Mazen in Moscow
The secretary of the executive committee of the PLO, Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), arrived in Moscow on Monday to hold consultations with Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov and other Russian officials dealing with the situation in the region and the future of the peace process.
Palestine-Russia, Politics, 3/16/1999
Iran condemns Israeli acts against Jerusalem
Iran condemned yesterday Israel's reconfirmation of its domination over Jerusalem and statd its opposition to any settlement regarding occupied East Jerusalem since 1967.
Regional-Iran, Politics, 3/16/1999
Khartoum, Garang to hold new discussions
The new round of peace talks between the Sudanese government and the Sudanese People's Liberation Army chaired by John Garang is to be held in Nairobi on April 25.
Sudan, Politics, 3/16/1999
Pakistan aspires to promote economic cooperation with Muslim countries
Pakistani Communication Minister Raja Nadir Pervaiz, said that Pakistan wants to ensure participation of Muslim countries in the economic uplift of the country
Regional, Economics, 3/16/1999
Palestinian tried in Brussels over killing PLO representative
The trial of Hisham Rajeh, accused of killing former PLO representative in Brussels Naeem Khudr in 1981, started in Brussels on Monday.
Regional-International, Judicial, 3/16/1999
Tunisian unionist passes away
Tunisian nationalist and trade union militant, Habib Achour, passed away on Sunday night and was buried on Monday.
Tunisia, People, 3/16/1999
Jospin to open Egyptian French week in May
French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin will inaugurate on May 2 the French week in Egypt, France Expo '99.
Egypt-France, Economics, 3/16/1999
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The Israeli occupation forces have arrested more than 600 Egyptians on Monday morning under the pretext that they entered Rafah district from Sinai. Israel then closed its borders with Egypt.
Former Algerian President Ahmad Bin Bella who is also chairman of the Arab revolutionary, democratic forum for parties, Marxist, national and Islamic forces and national organizations in the Arab states, arrived in Damascus on Monday and was welcomed by high-ranking Syrian officials at the airport.
Two Italian nationals were arrested lately in North Eastern Morocco with 180 kg of cannabis concealed in their vehicle.
Lebanon presented a new complaint to the international committee for monitoring cease-fire in south of Lebanon against Israel for breaching the April Understanding of 1996. An official source said today in Beirut that the Lebanese complaint concerns with injuring two civilians wounded the day before yesterday, where houses were damaged due to the Israeli artillery shelling that targeted Hadatha village one kilometer away from the borders of the western sector of the region occupied by Israel.
King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia has reiterated that Saudi Arabia's people and government support to the right of the Palestinian people to establish their own state with Jerusalem as a capital and to self-determination.
The Armed Islamic Group in Algeria on Sunday night committed a new crime when it killed six citizens and wounded another six in Seidi al-Kabeer district in Blida province, 50 km from the capital, Algiers. Algerian security forces said that civil security forces moved to the site of the incident to give medical aid to the wounded.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak today holds an official visit to Jordan during which he will hold talks with King Abdullah Bin al-Hussein concerning the Middle East peace process in the region.
Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Hamdi al-Banbi has refuted claims made by Israeli Foreign Minister Ariel Sharon that Israel will import gas from Egypt. Al-Banbi asserted his country's categorical rejection of any cooperation with Israel in the area of oil and mineral resources. In statements he made in Cairo on Monday the Egyptian minister said that Sharon's statements are mere lies, adding, "There are no contacts between the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and the Israeli Infrastructure Ministry."
The Israeli daily Haartez said on Monday that the US administration canceled a visit from a US military delegation to the Golan Heights and East Jerusalem, due to the two place's position as occupied territories.
Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khaleifa al-Thani met on Monday in Doha with Commander in Chief of the US Central Command Gen. Anthony Zinni and members of the accompanying delegation. The Gulf News Agency said talks dealt with relations between the two countries and several issues of mutual concern.
The Jordanian authorities on Monday received at King Hussein Bridge three Jordanian prisoners who were being held in Israeli jails. A Jordanian official source said on Monday that the three men were sentenced for criminal, non-political offenses and that they are not among the Jordanian prisoners Jordan seeks to release from the Israeli jails.