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Sudan, Eritrea sign agreement to restore relations
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir and President Assyas Afworki of Eritrea on Sunday signed an agreement to settle the crisis between the two countries
Sudan-Eritrea, Politics, 5/3/1999
On finalizing border demarcation between Oman, UAE
Oman announced on Sunday that the border agreement signed between Oman and the United Arab Emirates will open the door before full border demarcation between the two countries.
Oman-United Arab Emirates, Politics, 5/3/1999
President Mubarak confers with French premier on Mideast, cooperation
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Sunday in Cairo received French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin, currently visiting Egypt. The two sides discussed the Middle East peace process, the situation in the Balkans, regional and international matters of mutual concern as well as economic and investment cooperation between the two countries.
Egypt-France, Politics, 5/3/1999
Saudi defense minister condemns Turkish-Israeli military cooperation pact
Saudi Defense Minister Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz has condemned the Turkish-Israeli military cooperation pact. In a statement he made during his visit to Iran on Saturday, the Saudi minister said the Turkish - Israeli agreement constitutes a threat to regional security.
Saudi Arabia-Iran, Politics, 5/3/1999
Syrian waters for Jordan
The first round of official talks was held in Damascus on Sunday between a Syrian delegation led by Minister of Irrigation Abdul Rahman al-Madani and his Jordanian counterpart, Kamel Mahadin. An agreement was concluded on the building up of al-Wahda dam according to agreements signed between Syria and Jordan.
Syria-Jordan, Politics, 5/3/1999
Saudi minister of defense speaks on military cooperation with Iran
Saudi Minister of Defense Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz announced that is early to think of military cooperation between his country and Iran.
Saudi Arabia-Iran, Politics, 5/3/1999
Morocco and Yemen sign economic, commercial accords
The third session of the Moroccan-Yemeni joint commission held in Rabat, April 28-30, was crowned by the signing of 14 accords covering social, economic and cultural cooperation.
Morocco-Yemen, Politics, 5/3/1999
Bouteflika tells Labor that economic reform is a must
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stated that Algeria must face the consequences of applying a policy of reform to a market economy in light of an international economy situation that is witnessing a state of a comprehensive transformation.
Algeria, Politics, 5/3/1999
Cairo: A conference on factional experience
The works of the conference to be held next Wednesday in Cairo on the future of factional politics in Egypt, in which representatives of the majority of political movements including the ruling national party are participating. The conference will organize the "group for democratic development" which is independent of the government.
Egypt, Politics, 5/3/1999
On Jordanian prisoners in the Arab states
Jordan, Politics, 5/3/1999
On the situation in south Lebanon
A high-ranking US officials has said that the situation in South Lebanon is very sensitive at this stage due to military tensions and the Israeli elections. He urged Lebanon, Israel and Syria to act in such a way as to avoid repeating the "Grapes of Wrath" aggression conducted in 1996.
Lebanon-USA, Politics, 5/3/1999
Israel continues strikes against south Lebanon
Lebanese security sources said Israeli artillery shelled the woods of Jabal al-Rafee, Sujoud and al-Rayhan, the areas of the Litani and al-Tasse rivers and Habboush bridge which links al-Tuffah district to the occupied part of south Lebanon.
Lebanon-Israel, Military, 5/3/1999
U.N. Security Council extends MINURSO mandate by two weeks
The United Nations Security Council on Friday extended by two weeks the mandate of the MINURSO, the U.N. Mission supervising preparations for holding a self-determination referendum in the Sahara.
Morocco-UN, Politics, 5/3/1999
Saudi Arabia, Tunisia discuss regional and bilateral issues
Saudi Arabia and Tunisia have expressed in a joint statement their concern over the stalemate in the Middle East peace process and held Israeli responsible for the stalemate.
Saudi Arabia-Tunisia, Politics, 5/3/1999
Russian - Iraqi committee for economic cooperation to meet in Baghdad soon
Both Iraq and Russia have agreed upon activating work between them on petroleum projects in Iraq and to convene a meeting of the joint economic cooperation committee between the two countries in Baghdad soon, Iraqi Minister of Petroleum Amer Rashid said at the conclusion of his visit to Moscow.
Iraq-Russia, Economics, 5/3/1999
Arafat heads to Denmark
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat headed today to Denmark, where he and Danish Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen will hold talks on the Middle East peace process, and where he will meet with Minister of Developmental Aid Poul Nielsen.
Palestine-Israel-Denmark, Politics, 5/3/1999
Mandela to visit Cairo, Islamabad
President of South Africa Nelson Mandela is to arrive tomorrow in Islamabad, heading a high-ranking delegation on a one-day visit to Pakistan at the invitation of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz al-Sharif.
Egypt-South Africa, Politics, 5/3/1999
US: No evidence of direct Syrian involvement in terrorism
The US State Department has said that there is no evidence of the involvement of Syrian officials in carrying out or planning international terrorism attacks since 1986.
Syria-Regional, Politics, 5/3/1999
Arab Civil Aviation Organization discuss standardization and liberalization
The organization says the special session was convened in view of the urgency of the issues on its agenda, mainly a program to liberalize civil aviation and a draft agreement on the standardization of standards of carriers' responsibility and the adoption of an Arab code of automatic booking.
Regional, Economics, 5/3/1999
Two major Moroccan unions decry government action on workers grievances
The present government is adopting the same approach as the previous right-wing governments in dealing with the grievances of the labor class, said Abdelmajid Bouzoubaa, assistant Secretary-General of the General Labor Confederation.
Morocco, Politics, 5/3/1999
Israeli candidate: Peace with Syria requires a price in the Golan
The candidate for the Israeli Cabinet Tomy Lebeld for Shenwa party has asserted that peace is not attainable with Syria without paying a price in the Golan.
Israel, Politics, 5/3/1999
Bin Laden plans to establish a base in Somalia
Security sources in Cairo told ArabicNews.com today that Saudi dissident Osama Bin Laden is planning to establish a base in Somalia because he sees it as a land without a state.
Regional-Somalia, Politics, 5/3/1999
Ocalan to be tried on May 31
The state security court in Ankara specified the date of May 31, 1999 for the beginning of the trial of Abdullah Oclan, leader of the Kurdistani Workers Party (PKK) in Turkey, who is accused of high treason.
Turkey, Judicial, 5/3/1999
U.S wants to break European monopoly in Maghreb, U.S official says
Stuart Eizenstat, the U.S. Secretary of State for Economic Affairs who engineered last year an initiative to establish a U.S-Maghreb partnership said his country wants to break the European monopoly in the Maghreb.
Maghreb-USA, Economics, 5/3/1999
No incompatibility between US-Maghreb and Euro-Maghreb partnership projects, US official
U.S. Undersecretary of State for Economic Affairs Stuart Eizenstat, who engineered last year an initiative to establish a U.S-Maghreb partnership, said his project is not incompatible with the Euro-Maghreb partnership plan already underway.
Regional, Politics, 5/3/1999
Moroccan Jews set up world union
Moroccan Jews coming from all over the world set up over the weekend in Marrakesh a World Union of Moroccan Jews, a body that will strive for peace between Arabs and Jews.
Morocco-International, Politics, 5/3/1999
Report: Israeli units holds joint training with the Turkish air force
A French news bulletin said that the Israeli national security council has adopted a decision to strengthen Sheldagh" unit which represents the elite unit in the Israeli air forces.
Israel-Turkey, Military, 5/3/1999
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King Abdullah Bin Hussein's brother, Prince Ali Bin Hussein of Jordan on Sunday visited Qana town and laid a wreath on the martyrs' tombs. The Lebanese martyrs were killed in a massive attack carried out by the Israeli occupation forces in April 1996 in Qana town in south Lebanon. Prince Ali was accompanied by speaker of the Lebanese Parliament, Nabih Berri, as he inspected the UNIFIL position of the Fijian troops where the Israeli massacre was committed against Lebanese children, women and the elderly.
The union of Jordanian contractors has begun on working out the grounds for revitalizing the boycott of normalization of relations with Israel. The Contractors Union together with the Jordanian Engineers' Union has already pledged to reactivate the measures to resist all forms of normalization with Israel.
Saudi Arabia's second deputy prime minister and minister of defense, Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz, will make a five-day official visit to Pakistan on Wednesday.
The secretary general of the Palestinian Authority Presidium al-Tayeb Abdul Rahim has called for restoring Syrian relations to normalcy with the Palestinian Authority following the Syrian -Jordanian reconciliation.
Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Mohamed Benaissa will pay a visit to France next week, a French official source said, MAP reported.
Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Muhammad Bin Mubarak al-Khaleifa will hold today a two-day official visit to Iran at the head of a high-ranking political, oil and economic delegation. During his visit, the Bahraini minister will discuss with Iranian officials means of strengthening bilateral relations and fostering regional cooperation.
The US has decided to send a second donation of wheat to Jordan, estimated at a cost of US $15 million, due to the hard drought Jordan undergoes. In a statement at the conclusion of his visit to Washington on Sunday, Jordanian Minister of Industry Mahmoud Asfour said the US administration will also transfer the value of a loan allotted to Jordan for purchasing wheat at a cost of US $40 million.
Qatar and Eritrea on Sunday signed minutes of meetings of an agreement on exchanged protection and promotion of investments between the two countries and another agreement on trade exchange and economic and technical cooperation between the two countries.
The French warship "Comondan Diu Sweing" is to arrive in Beirut port on May 5 in a five-day official visit to Lebanon. A statement by the French embassy in Beirut said on Friday that the visit of the French warship falls in the course of strengthening friendship ties between Lebanon and France.
Sudanese Foreign Ministry secretary Hassan Abidin has described the US decision to alter the embargo imposed on Sudan as "a natural reflection of the failure of the policy of sanctions and embargo used by US administration to place political pressure on countries which refuse to abide by the US orders and instructions." The US said it will change its sanctions policy against Sudan.
French diplomatic sources in Cairo stated today that the visit of French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin to Egypt, the first visit paid by a French prime minister to Cairo since 1992, reflects the strength and distinction of Egyptian - French relations, adding that it will have double political and economic dimensions.
The secretary general of Omani Foreign Ministry, Haithem Ben Tarek Al-Saeed, is to arrive in the Turkish capital on Monday to start a four-day visit, during which he will endorse a protocol with his Turkish countepart, Corcamaz Haktenar, to hold organized political consultations between Oman and Turkey.
The British charge de affairs in Tehran, Bank Brown, has submitted his credentials to the Iranian Foreign Ministry as an ambassador for his country to Iran.
The council of the Arab ministers of justice will hold its 18th session in Cairo tomorrow to discuss the measures taken to implement the Arab agreement for combating terrorism signed in April last year by all Arab ministers of justice and the interior.
Oman's Grand Mufti Sheikh Ahmad Bin Hamad al-Khaleili met on Sunday in Muscat with the chairman of the Higher Shiite Islamic council in Lebanon, Sheikh Muhammad Mahdi Shamseddine. The Oman News Agency said the two sides discussed bilateral relations and means of backing them in various al-Ifta and religious affairs matters as well as issues of mutual concern.
US jets on Sunday bombarded Iraqi air defense positions in no-fly zone in northern Iraq. A statement the US army issued from Incirlik base in southern Turkey said that US F-15 war planes fired laser-directed JBU 12 shells against Iraqi anti-aircraft artillery positions to the northwest of al-Mousel.
The Iraqi daily Babel issued on Sunday expressed the concern of the Iraqi government over the Iranian government's building of a large military arsenal. The paper said, "Iran's interest in the meantime, lies in maintaining balanced relations with its neighbors."
The Algerian daily al-Khabar said that some 27 gunmen have surrendered themselves to security forces in Chlef district. The paper said there are still 40 armed men in the area who still in miserable living conditions as a result of a shortage of foodstuffs and the siege imposed by the army, who destroyed the gunmen's shelters.
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal met in Jeddah on Sunday with the Japanese minister of industry and international trade, Kaoru Yosano, and members of his accompanying delegation, currently visiting Saudi Arabia.