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The future of Syrian - Jordanian relations
Regional, Analysis, 4/26/1999
Bouteflika to take office tomorrow
Algerian President-elect Abdelaziz Bouteflika tomorrow will take his constitutional oath at the nations's palace in al-Sunouber club in the presence of some 1,200 invitees encompassing high-ranking Algerian state officials.
Algeria, Politics, 4/26/1999
Morocco announces imminent accord with UN on identification of 65,000 Sahrawis
Morocco has announced that an accord might be signed this Monday or in the few coming days with the United Nations on the identification of 65,000 Sahrawis belonging to contested tribes.
Morocco, Politics, 4/26/1999
African summit discusses Western Sahara issue
Algeria will host the summit of the OAU (Organization of African Unity) in coming July, which will be opened by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the African leaders, while the Moroccan monarch will not attend due to Morocco having left the organization.
Algeria-Morocco-OAU, Politics, 4/26/1999
Morocco and Algeria may be on their way to better understanding
An official source in Rabat said that support given by Algeria to the UN lies in accelerating measures of relevance to the Sahara referendum, foremost being urging the refugees sheltered in the Tindouf camps to return to their homes, according to Houston agreement and the UN plan.
Morocco-Algeria, Politics, 4/26/1999
Russian FM conveys message to President al-Assad from Yeltsin
The Russian minister conveyed to the president a message from Russian President Boris Yeltsin "related to the development of bilateral relations." Talks dealt with a number of international and regional matters of concern to both sides, especially the Middle East peace process and the situation in the Balkans.
Syria-Russia, Politics, 4/26/1999
Rabat renews call on Algiers to open borders with Morocco
"I seize the opportunity of being here among you in this Moroccan and Maghreb oasis to renew the call of brotherhood to reopen borders" between Morocco and Algeria, Youssoufi said.
Morocco-Algeria, Politics, 4/26/1999
Jordan: relations with Syria will be much stronger than before
Jordan-Syria, Politics, 4/26/1999
France resumes relations with Libya and is given first priority
Libyan sources confirmed today that France began to resume its relations with Libya after the handing over of two Libyan suspects in the Lockerbie bombing, as French companies began to send officials to Libya to agree on the reconstruction of Libya.
Libya-France, Politics, 4/26/1999
Moussa attacks closure of Palestinian Orient House
Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa attacked the Israeli government's decision to close offices in the Orient House in Jerusalem.
Egypt-Palestine, Politics, 4/26/1999
US Middle East defense forces commander to visit Yemen for establishing a US military base
The commander of the US defense forces in the Middle East, General Anthony Zinni is to begin a visit to Yemen today to hold high-level talks.
Yemen-USA, Politics, 4/26/1999
El-Bashir accuses opposition of obstructing Sudanese national concord
Sudanese President Omar El-Bashir accused the Sudanese opposition yesterday of obstructing the achievement of national concord, adding that there is no dialogue with the opposition grouping because it aims at toppling the government in Khartoum.
Sudan, Politics, 4/26/1999
Baghdad: New US - British strikes against Iraq
Baghdad announced that US and British planes shelled civil sites and other sites affiliate to Iraqi air defenses in the no-fly zone in northern Iraq.
Iraq, Military, 4/26/1999
Candidates of Syrian PNF win local administration elections
Syrian Local Administration Minister Yehya Abu Asaleh on Sunday announced the final results of the local administration LAS elections, in a press conference held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Local Administration in Damascus.
Syria, Politics, 4/26/1999
Qatari FM arrives in Tehran
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jasem al-Thani arrived in Tehran on Sunday on a two-day official visit to Tehran. In an arrival statement, the Qatari minister said relations between Iran and the GCC member states are now much better, and, "We are trying to strengthen these relations increasingly."
Qatar-Iran, Politics, 4/26/1999
Iranian, Qatari talks in Tehran
Qatar-Iran, Politics, 4/26/1999
Princess Ann to arrive tomorrow in Cairo
Britain's Princess Ann will arrive tomorrow in Cairo, coming from Cyprus, on a four-day visit to Egypt.
Egypt, Politics, 4/26/1999
Lebanese economic delegation visiting Cairo
The Egyptian ministers of industry and of economy, Soliman Reda and Youssef Butros Ghali met yesterday with a Lebanese industrial delegation chaired by Jacques Serraf, the head of industrial assembly, who arrived in Cairo at the invitation of the head of Egyptian industrial assembly, Abd El-Menem Saudi.
Egypt-Lebanon, Economics, 4/26/1999
King Hassan II receives Senegalese president
King Hassan II, accompanied by Prince Moulay Rachid, received on Friday evening in Marrakesh President Abdou Diouf of Senegal, who arrived the same day in Morocco for a several-day visit.
Morocco-Senegal, Politics, 4/26/1999
Iraqi Shiite opposition concerned over conditions in Iraq
Opposition Iraqi Shiite figures in exile expressed on Sunday their concern over a warning addressed by Washington against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, which gave no mention to the conditions of the Shiites in Iraq.
Iraq-USA, Politics, 4/26/1999
Palestinian Legislative Council convenes extraordinary session
The Palestinian Legislative Council on Sunday discussed in a special session in Ramallah the question of declaring Palestinian statehood and the situation in the occupied city of Jerusalem, as well as the policy pursued by the Israeli occupation forces in confiscating Palestinian territories and enhancing settlements.
Palestine, Politics, 4/26/1999
Jordanian king confers with Mordechai
King Abdullah of Jordan met on Sunday in Amman with the leader of the Israeli Center party, who is also a candidate to become Israeli prime minister in the forthcoming elections, Yitzhak Mordechai.
Jordan-Israel, Politics, 4/26/1999
President al-Assad confers with Greek archbishop
Syrian President Hafez al-Assad met on Sunday in Damascus with the Greek Orthodox Archbishop Christo Dolos and members of his accompanying delegation.
Syria, Politics, 4/26/1999
US calls for one year extension of peace process
US White House press secretary Joe Lockhart read a statement today on the Middle East peace process calling for a one-year extension of the peace process.
Palestine-Israel-USA, Politics, 4/26/1999
25 offers to buy Egyptian internal trade companies
The Egyptian Ministry of Public Enterprises received 25 offers to buy internal trade companies, including offers from Egyptian businessmen Ahmed Arafa, Ahmed Baghdad, and Mahmoud El-Arabia.
Egypt, Business, 4/26/1999
Damascus hosts international conference for information technology
The Syrian scientific association for information is regulating the second Shams international conference today and for five days, under the title "Data techniques and future challenges in the developing countries, needs and priorities" in Damascus under the auspices of Syrian President Hafez al-Assad.
Regional, Economics, 4/26/1999
Princess Lalla Meryem chairs Child's Charity Night
princess Lalla Meryem said the event is meant to sensitize the public to the sufferings of poor and fragile children and rekindle their hope into a bright future.
Morocco, Culture, 4/26/1999
British -Libyan relations
The British "Sunday Times" daily said in its Sunday editorial said that a new confrontation between Britain and Libya has been emerging following the new developments on the incident of killing a British policewoman outside the headquarters of the Libyan embassy in London in 1984.
Libya-UK, Politics, 4/26/1999
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Monte Carlo radio said on Sunday that the Russian foreign minister has denied following his recent visit Syria any "connections between the postponement of President Hafez al-Assad's visit to Russia which was scheduled on April 12 and Russia's rejection to supply Syria with weapons." He stressed that decisions concerning bilateral relations between the two Syrian and Russian sides are taken through a mutual decision.
UN secretary General, Kofi Annan, received on Friday at the UN headquarters Moroccan minister of foreign affairs and cooperation, Mohamed Benaissa, who conveyed him a verbal message from King Hassan II praising the UN chief actions in favor of the world body. Following the audience, the Moroccan foreign affairs minister said "it was much more a friendship than a courtesy visit" and affirmed that he had noticed during the meeting the UN chief firm resolve to deal with all issues with necessary objectivity.
Saudi Minister of Defense and Aviation Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz met on Sunday in Jeddah with the secretary general of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Sheikh Jamil al-Hujellan. During the meeting, discussions dealt with topics relating to military cooperation between the GCC member states.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak received a written message today from Libyan President Moammar Gaddafi that was conveyed by Egyptian Minister of Information Safwat El-Sherif who visited Libya, where he met the Libyan president and delivered him a message from President Mubarak congratulating Gaddafi on the lifting of UN sanctions and resuming normal relations between Libya and the world.
A Chinese delegation is to arrive in Cairo in the middle of May, to continue studying partnership with Egypt in implementing the project of the Suez Gulf, that has a volume of investments amounting to 150 billion pounds and providing 2.5 million job opportunities. The follow-up report released by the Egyptian Works Sector Ministry referred to the start of implementing five projects for fertilizers, cars, buses and metal substances in the first region of the Suez Gulf, one of the new industrial regions, in addition to six projects for ceramics, porcelain, health tools, mining, white cement, iron, steel and chemicals in the second region.
A Chilean commercial bureau was dedicated in Casablanca over the weekend to enhance trade exchanges and increase investments between the two countries.
Morocco's Univerity Hassan Ist of Settat signed lately a cooperation accord with the Spanish university of Granada. The accord provides for the exchange of teachers, students, documents, the holding of joint workshops, training sessions and the elaboration of common research programs.
Morocco's International Airport of Nador (North-East) will be operational next July after a one year construction works.
The 1st congress of Arab poetry will be held this April 27-30 in Morocco's imperial city of Fez under the theme "Creative Continuity between the past and the future."
Oraskom Company for hotels decided sell 39% of the shares in the Rihana Hotel located in the El-Gouna region on the Red Sea to a major investor. The value of the shares floated up for sale amounts to 6 million pounds. These shares are promoted by a Cairo financial group.
Syrian Deputy Premier for Economic Affairs Salim Yassin on Sunday received US Deputy Undersecretary of State for Trade Affairs Molly Williamson, who arrived in Damascus on Saturday.
Jordanian Prime Minister Abdul Raouf al-Rawabdeh has asserted that the visit of Jordan's King Abdullah to the Arab states reflected the commitment of Jordan to Arab solidarity and the need to revitalize Arab solidarity, the unity of Arab ranks and backing the Arab states in all causes of destiny.
King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia on Sunday in Riyadh received a message from Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni. The message was delievered by the advisor of the Islamic World League in Uganda and the coordinator of the presidential affairs office, Sheikh Abdu Obeid Kamolijia, during his meeting on Sunday with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.
The Sudanese government has announced the extension of the temporary cease-fire decision in the areas of Bahr al-Gazelle until the convening of the forthcoming peace talks in Nairobi. A statement released by the Sudanese Foreign Ministry on Sunday said that renewing the cease-fire decision by the Sudanese government aims at facilitating relief efforts to reach the said area.