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Egyptian minister of industry to visit Baghdad tomorrow
An Egyptian delegation comprising 40 businessmen and the leaders of several companies in the domains of food, engineering goods and automobile tires, chaired by Egyptian Minister of Industry Suleiman Reda, is to visit Baghdad tomorrow.
Egypt-Iraq, Economics, 8/18/1999
Syria permits entry of Jordanian press
Jordanian officials announced in Amman on Tuesday that Syria has permitted Jordanian papers to enter its territories after a five year boycott due to the political tension following the Wadi Araba agreement signed between Jordan and Israel.
Syria-Jordan, Business, 8/18/1999
Morocco proposes novell concepts in law: Innocent till proven guilty, and due process principles
CCDH proposed to add to the criminal procedure law a provision stipulating that all suspects be considered innocent as long as charges are not proved by a trial where parties are heard and defense guarantees secured.
Morocco, Judicial, 8/18/1999
Saudi Arabia grants Sudan $375 million
The government of Saudi Arabia has offered Sudan a grant of $ 375 million (100 million Saudi riyals) to boost its water, educational and health services.
Saudi Arabia-Sudan, Economics, 8/18/1999
UAE company takes part in Baghdad International Conference
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Tuesday that 30 companies from the United Arab Emirates will take part in the Baghdad International Exhibition, due to be held in November.
United Arab Emirates-Iraq, Politics, 8/18/1999
Arafat receives communique from Clinton
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat received a communique from US President Bill Clinton, in which Clinton latter reconfirmed his commitment to enhancing the stalled peace process.
Palestine-Israel-USA, Politics, 8/18/1999
Abdul Meguid calls on Israel to respect its pledges, delay in Arab meeting
Arab League Secretary General Esmat Abdul Meguid renewed his confirmation that the league supports and backs up the Palestinian negotiators in the Mideast peace process in restoring Palestinian legal rights.
Regional, Politics, 8/18/1999
Algerian Minister of Interior: Final security events expected before referendum
Algerian Minister of Interior Abdelmalek Sellal said yesterday that the security events that take place before the September 16 referendum on the civil rapport law are expected as an expression of the extremists' oppositon to achieving reconciliation and stability.
Algeria, Politics, 8/18/1999
The Kibbutz Artzi movement and the Golan
The Kibbutz Artzi movement has prepared a plan to evacuate two settlements belonging to it in the Golan Heights if a peace agreement is reached with Syria.
Syria-Israel, Politics, 8/18/1999
Arrangements for exceptional African summit discussed by Libya with Organization of African Unity
Omar El-Montaser, the secretary general of the general public committee for the external communications and Libyan international cooperation, held discussions yesterday with Ahmed Hagag, the assistant secretary general of the Organization of African Unity, who is currently visiting Libya.
Libya-OAU, Politics, 8/18/1999
Egypt's address to the UN by Moussa will address terrorism
Amr Moussa, the Egyptian foreign minister will deliver the Egyptian statement in the meetings of the 54th session of the UN General Assembly on September 25. The session will be start in September and continue through the end of this year.
Egypt-UN, Politics, 8/18/1999
New meeting between Lahoud and Hariri today
Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri will meet today (Wednesday) with Lebanese President Emile Lahoud at Baabda palace in the course of completing meetings between the two sides.
Lebanon-Syria, Politics, 8/18/1999
Mubarak pays tribute to victims of Turkey's earthquake
In a personal phone call with Turkish President Suleiman Demirel and Prime Minster Bulent Ecevit, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak expressed Egypt's readiness to present all help to the Turkish authorities that is necessary for the rescue process after sending two military planes carrying tents and supplies.
Egypt-Turkey, Politics, 8/18/1999
Communications between Cairo and Baghdad to solve problems of 150,000 Egyptian citizens in Iraq
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry is making intensive communications with the Iraqi authorities and with the bureau for Egyptian interests in Baghdad to follow up on the conditions of the nearly 150,000 Egyptian citizens in Iraq, according to Egyptian estimates.
Egypt-Iraq, Politics, 8/18/1999
Hizbullah vows open confrontation with Israel
The deputy secretary general for the Hizbullah Party, Sheikh Naeem Qasem, has stated that "confrontations with Israel have no limits," but there is an enemy that uses different means and developed capabilities.
Lebanon-Israel, Politics, 8/18/1999
Three Israeli soldiers killed, six wounded in south Lebanon
Lebanese security sources said that three Israeli soldiers were killed and another six wounded in the violent confrontations which took place in the occupied part of south Lebanon between Israeli occupation forces and the Lebanese resistance.
Lebanon-Israel, Military, 8/18/1999
UN says most votes in referendum will be made inside Moroccan territory
Special representative of the UN secretary general for the Sahara, William Eagleton, said most Sahrawis will vote for the referendum inside the Moroccan territory, apart from three or four centers.
Morocco, Politics, 8/18/1999
Syrian - Jordanian industrial company meets in Damascus
The general assembly of the Syrian - Jordanian company for industries on Tuesday morning held its annual meeting at the Syrian Ministry of Industry in Damascus. It was attended by Syrian Industry Minister Ahmad Nizam al-Din and his Jordanian counterpart, Muhammad Asfour.
Syria-Jordan, Business, 8/18/1999
Jordanian writers end open strike
The Jordanian writers have ended their open hunger strike which lasted for 16 days after the Jordanian government responded to their demands.
Jordan, Politics, 8/18/1999
Palestinian human rights organization condemns acquittal of Israeli settler
The Palestinian assembly for human rights announced yesterday that the decision of the Israeli government to declare a Jewish stettler to be innocent on the accusation of hitting a Palestinian boy, leading to the latter's death, relates to political motives which are against the law.
Palestine, Politics, 8/18/1999
UN security council takes note of significant progress in Sahara settlement plan implementation
Morocco, Politics, 8/18/1999
Yemen speaks of an information campaign to distort its image
Official Yemeni sources said yesterday that "the threats launched by the extremists declaring their responsibility for the attacks that are taking place - come in an informational campaign aims at showing Yemen as an unstable country."
Yemen, Politics, 8/18/1999
Algerian renaissance movement condemns escalation of terrorism
The Algerian renaissance movement denounced in a statement issued yesterday the escalation of terrorism in Algeria, and it described the massacre due to which 29 citizens were killed as a criminal act.
Algeria, Politics, 8/18/1999
Baghdad confirms its continuation in resisting the U.S and British raids
The permanent Iraqi delegate at the Arab League, Sultan El-Shawi, said that his country's defense forces will not stop firing on the U.S and British jets that enter the Iraqi airspace over the northern and southern no-fly zones.
Iraq-USA, Politics, 8/18/1999
Some 19 Iraqis killed, 11 wounded by US raids
Iraqi media on Tuesday denounced the world silence towards the continued US-British raids against its territories which it said resulted in killing several Iraqi citizens.
Iraq-USA, Military, 8/18/1999
An Egyptian newspaper attacks US authorities for treatement of Egyptian passenger
The Egyptian newspaper El-Akhbar attacked the US authorities for evacuating an Egyptian citizen, Kadria Mohammed Daood, a student at the American university of Cairo (AUC ) just as she arrived at the airport of Los Angeles. The young lady was to travel to USA and had a visa for USA till the years 2001.
Egypt, Culture, 8/18/1999
First Arab fair for plastic industries in Gaza
More than 150 Arab companies are to take part in the fair for plastic industries in the Arab states, organized by the Palestinian opposition assembly in Gaza for October to coincide with the Egyptian and Arab celebrations of the victory in the 1973 October War.
Palestine-Regional, Economics, 8/18/1999
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Arab League Secretary General Esmat Abdul Meguid has expressed his sorrow over the continuation of the 1990 Gulf War's negative effects on the Arab states, adding that it is time to achieve a comprehensive Arab reconciliation and rectify outstanding problems. Concerning the Mideast peace process, Abdul Meguid said in a statement to the Jordanian newspaper al-Rai yesterday that Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak's intentions towards the peace process are still unclear and, "We should be cautious when dealing with him."
Jordan's King Abdullah II will pay an official visit to Lebanon at the beginning of next month to fulfill the invitation he received from Lebanese President Emile Lahoud. Jordanian official sources said in press statements that the discussions will tackle means of enhancing bilateral relations, the peace process and means of brining it back to the right course, and regional and international causes, new developments and coordination to serve Arab interests.
A four-member Egyptian-Libyan delegation headed on Tuesday for Khartoum to hold talks with the Sudanese government in the course of a Libyan initiative to settle the Sudanese conflict between the government and the opposition. The delegation was set up following a Libyan - Egyptian agreement to unify the two countries' efforts.
King Mohammed VI renewed on Tuesday commitment and readiness to endeavor to establish a fair and lasting peace in the Middle East. King Mohammed VI who was receiving a delegation from the American Jewish Committee, renewed commitment and readiness to endeavor for a fair and lasting peace in the Middle East, through the implementation of the various accords reached between the Palestinians and the Israelis.
Brenda Parto, the information official for the World Food Program in Nairobi, stated yesterday that the air embargo imposed by the Sudanese government on southern Sudan on July 14 led to blocking the efforts exerted by the program to convey food aid to this region's inhabitants.
The Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Tuesday a message from King Mohammed VI. The message was conveyed by Moroccan envoy Tayeb Fassi Fihri at a meeting with Sheikh Jaber.
Three Omani soldiers were killed this morning in a helicopter crash, Oman News Agency reported. The three were identified as squadron leader Rashid bin Musalam bin Rashid al Kindi, Pilot Abdul Wahab bin Said bin Mansoor al Kindi and Corporal Ahmed bin Juma'a bin Mohammed al Farsi.
Bahraini Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa met today with Jordan's Crown Prince Hamza Bin al-Hussein in Manama, Gulf News Agency reported. They discussed bilateral relations, the report said.
A total of 1,024,667 Moroccans living in Europe have crossed Spain on their way home for holidays in the period between June 15 and August 15, recording a 10% increase in comparison with the same period of last year. According to a Spanish official statement, Moroccan and Spanish sea transport companies have made in this period 3,631 trips between northern Morocco and southern Spain to carry passengers and 234,125 vehicles.
King Abdullah II of Jordan met today with representatives of a consortium of the Aqaba Railway Corporation, which includes US, Japanese and Jordanian companies, that signed a deal worth 130 million Jordanian dinars to lease expand and operate the railway, Petra reported.
An Egyptian court on Tuesday released a journalist working for the biweekly al-Shaab Adel Hussein after 24 hours of detention because of insulting and defaming Egyptian Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture Youssef Wali.