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Hillary Clinton hails Morocco's efforts in rural girls' schooling
The U.S. first lady underlined the positive impact that rural girls' schooling has on their health and family income and praised the spirit of solidarity uniting the Moroccan people.
Morocco-USA, Education, 4/1/1999
Syria and Iraq to open offices within days
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Sharaa announced that he agreed with his Iraqi counterpart, Muhammad Saeed al-Sahaf, during their meeting in Damascus in February to open the two offices under the Algerian flag.
Syria-Iraq, Politics, 4/1/1999
Arafat meets with Mubarak today
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Palestinian President President Yasser Arafat today met to discuss the results of talks the Palestinian president and US President Bill Clinton held in Washington on declaring the Palestinian state on May 4 and steps that should be taken in light of Washington's opposition to declaring this state at that date.
Palestine-Egypt, Politics, 4/1/1999
Mubarak meets US delegation, asserts importance of Syrian-Lebanese peace tracks
Moussa warned against the current Israeli policy which means a total destruction of the Middle East peace process, regardless of who will be the Israeli prime minister. "If they oppose the principle (of a state), it would be useless to open negotiations on the date," Moussa said.
Egypt-USA, Politics, 4/1/1999
UN sanctions committee recommends easing sanctions imposed on Iraq
A UN expert committee has recommended to alleviate economic sanctions imposed on Iraq with the objective of eliminating the difficulties the Iraqi people suffer.
Iraq, Economics, 4/1/1999
Algeria demands an apology from Morocco on accusing her of the terrorist accident
Algerian Prime Minister Ismael Hamdani announced that his government waits for an apology from Morocco because the latter has accused Algeria of involvement in a terrorist attack against tourists in Marrakesh in 1994.
Algeria-Morocco, Politics, 4/1/1999
Japan asserts remarkable relations with Syria
The Japanese ambassador in Damascus has asserted the remarkable relations linking Japan to Syria. He stressed his country's support for Syria's position concerning the Middle East peace process and its right to restore all its occupied territories in the Golan in line with UN resolutions.
Syria-Japan, Economics, 4/1/1999
Yemeni vice president visits China, Pakistan
The Yemeni official news agency said on Wednesday that Yemeni Vice President Abd Rabbou Mansour Hadi started on Wednesday a tour which will cover China and Pakistan in order to strengthen economic cooperation between Yemen and each of the two countries.
Yemen-China, Politics, 4/1/1999
Demirel arrives in Doha tomorrow
The Turkish ambassador in Doha, Mustafa Orgwan, said that talks between the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khaleifa al-Thani, and Demirel will deal "with means of supporting relations," noting that this visit embodies the two countries's desire to develop bilateral links.
Qatar-Turkey, Politics, 4/1/1999
Al-Turabi urges Sudanese opposition to return home
Sudanese Islamic leader Hassan al-Turabi has urged the Sudanese opposition groups in exile to return to their homeland and assured them that there is no need for their fears, "thanks to the new constitution."
Sudan, Politics, 4/1/1999
Saudi trade minister visits Japan
Saudi Trade Minister Osama Fakih left Riyadh yesterday for Japan at the head of a Saudi delegation concerned with Saudi Arabia's efforts to joining the World Trade Organization.
Saudi Arabia-Japan, Economics, 4/1/1999
Sudanese PLA announces killing of 405 soldiers
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has expected in a statement to the Ethiopian state-run daily Afoyta "sure cooperation" in the future between Ethiopia and Sudan.
Sudan-Ethiopia, Politics, 4/1/1999
Yasser Arafat to start tour to Russia, Japan after success in Europe
During the coming days, Palestinian President Yasser Arafat is to begin a new tour including Japan and Russia to continue his diplomatic campaign aimed at informing world leaders of the dangers facing peace process due to Israel's refusal to implement the Wye Plantation agreement.
Palestine, Politics, 4/1/1999
Palestinian AL delegate hails European stand on proclaiming Palestinian state
The Palestinian deputy in the Arab League, Mohammed Sobieh, hailed the announcement of the European Union concerning the establishment of the Palestinian state, describing it as farsighted stand agreeing with the decisions of the international community.
Palestine, Politics, 4/1/1999
Damascus festival on the occasion of the Land Day
The "Higher follow-up committee" of the Palestinian National Congress tomorrow will organize a central speech rally in Damascus to mark the Land Day anniversary. Several leaders of Palestinian organizations which oppose the Oslo agreements are taking part.
Palestine, Politics, 4/1/1999
Good financial monitoring in Bahrain
Bahrain, Economics, 4/1/1999
Head of election monitoring committee in Algeria: no time to external monitors
Algeria, Politics, 4/1/1999
Morocco denounces Israeli policy in occupied territories
In an address before the 55th session of the human rights commission underway in Geneva, Morocco's ambassador to the United Nations organizations based in the city, Nacer Benjelloun Touimi, called the Israeli government to reconsider its decision to suspend the implementation of the Wye River accords, to withdraw its troops from Lebanon and to resume negotiations with Syria.
Morocco, Politics, 4/1/1999
Parliament's upper chamber extends privatization deadline to end of January 2000
The upper house of the Moroccan Parliament (chamber of advisors) approved on Wednesday a law that extends to next January 31, the deadline for the privatization of state enterprises, initially expiring at the end of last year.
Morocco, Politics, 4/1/1999
Iraq calls for solidarity with Yugoslavia
Iraq called for solidarity with Yugoslavia and called on Russia to react to the attacks of NATO against Belgrade by removing the sanctions imposed on Iraq.
Iraq, Politics, 4/1/1999
Asmara searches for 1,000 missing
In a statement, the Eritrean Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that some 1,000 Eritrean or Ethiopian citizens of Eritrean origin were missing several months ago in Ethiopia.
Eritrea-Ethiopia, Military, 4/1/1999
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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud has denounced the Israeli air attacks launched on Tuesday against the Lebanese Army centers in Rashayya district. He added that these air strikes constitute a violation of Lebanese sovereignty and illustrate the intentions of Israel.
The French government has viewed the decision taken by the Israeli government to close down three Palestinian establishments in Jerusalem and preventing two Palestinian figures from entering the city as unjustified. Spokeswoman for the French Foreign Ministry said that the French authorities express its regret over the unjustified decisions taken by the Israeli government and hope that such measures will not be implemented.
Morocco launched lately a $ 220 million international tender for the construction of two power plants in the central region. The 450 megawat plants, whose construction will start by the end of the current year, are expected to be operational by year 2003.
Spanish mass circulation daily "El Mundo" wrote that the acknowledgement of former Spanish official, Emilio Cuevas, that the census of the Sahara population that he supervised in 1974, was incomplete confirms Morocco's legitimate claims.
One person was killed and one wounded in Baddawi Palestinian refugee camp in Tripoli, Lebanon in a clash between members of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine and a splinter group that broke off after DFLP leader Nayef Hawatemah shook hands with Israeli President Ezer Weizman at the funeral of King Hussein of Jordan in February, Gulf Times reported.
Jordan's minister of water and irrigation said that a plan to deal with a possible water shortage next summer could be announced next week, Jordan Times reported.
Jordan yesterday withdrew its envoy to Yugoslavia due to concerns over reports of "ethnic cleansing" against Kosovo Muslims, Bahrain Tribune reported.
The second international childhood night will be held in Rabat this April 24 under the chairmanship of princess Lalla Meriem, eldest daughter of King Hassan II, and in the presence of Mrs Elizabeth Diouf, spouse of the Senegalese president. The event will be marked by a performance of Senegal's national ballet "Le Ballet de la Linguere" that will be followed by a gala dinner.
US Pentagon spokesman Kenneth Bacon said yesterday that the skies over both the northern and southern no-fly zones in Iraq had been quiet since March 19. "We have not been flying," over northern Iraq, "for the last week or so. But we still know whether there are no-fly zone violations, and there have been none in the south either," Bacon said. "We will be flying, I assume, tomorrow and the next day," he stated.
Defense lawyers for the eight British and two Algerian suspects who are being tried in Yemen under charges of terrorism announced on Wednesday that negotiations are underway with the attorney general to put an end to their boycott of the trial. The Yemeni news agency said the trial, which is being carried out in Aden, Southern Yemen will be resumed on April 5.