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Mubarak to receive Albright on Thursday
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is to receive US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Thursday.
Egypt-USA, Politics, 8/30/1999
Qaboos to visit Egypt on Saturday
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Sultan Qaboos of Oman will hold a meeting on Saturday at Sharm El-Sheikh resort on the Red Sea, dealing with preparations for a pan-Arab summit and the results of current Arab contacts in this regard.
Egypt-Oman, Politics, 8/30/1999
Jordan's king to visit Libya on Wednesday
Jordanian diplomatic sources said yesterday that Jordan's King Abdullah II is due to pay a short visit to Libya on Wednesday, during which he is hold talks with Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi.
Jordan-Libya, Politics, 8/30/1999
African FMA handles suggestions of modifying OAU charter next Monday
Libyan informed sources said that the African foreign ministers are going to meet on September 6 and 7 to prepare for the subjects to discussed by the African leaders during their meetings on September 8 and 9.
Regional-OAU, Politics, 8/30/1999
Syrian, Jordanian businessmen discuss relations
Relations of industrial cooperation and coordination as well as trade exchange between Syria and Jordan and means of accelerating them were discussed on Sunday in Damascus between the chairman of the Damascus Chamber of Industry, Yahya al-Hindi, and a delegation representing Jordanian industrialists and businessmen, led by chairman of the Amman Chamber of Industry, Khaldoun Abu Hassan.
Syria-Jordan, Economics, 8/30/1999
Shaath: No disputes with Syria
The Palestinian official in charge of planning and foreign relations in the Palestinian Authority, Nabil Shaath, has stressed that there are no Palestinian - Syrian disputes.
Palestine-Syria, Politics, 8/30/1999
El-Baz to visit Barak, Arafat
Osama El-Baz, the political advisor to the Egyptian president, arrived today to in Ramallah, where he met with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Palestinian officials. El-Baz is alo scheduled to meet tonight with a number of Israeli officials, including Foreign Minister David Levy.
Egypt-Palestine, Politics, 8/30/1999
Syrian economic development reviewed at 46th Damascus International Fair
The 46th Damascus International Fair was opened on Saturday night by Syrian Minister of Economy Muhammad al-Imadi, who acted on behalf of President Hafez al-Assad at the DIF's inauguration ceremony.
Syria, Economics, 8/30/1999
Saudi - Egyptian committee to meet next week
The Egyptian - Saudi high committee is due to hold its three-day meeting in Cairo in the first week of September, 1999, during which the participants are to discuss boosting cooperation in trade and industry between the two countries, encouraging mutual investments, and exchanging customs exemptions on the goods exchanged between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia-Egypt, Politics, 8/30/1999
Egypt's ambassador in Israel presents reports to Moussa on Wye accord
Egypt's ambassador in Tel Aviv, Mohammed Bassiouni has presented a report to Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa.
Egypt-Regional, Politics, 8/30/1999
Bouteflika calls for vast Algerian participation in referendum
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has called on the Algerian community residing in France to widely take part in the referendum to be held on September 16 on a law providing for "national reconciliation" in Algeria.
Algeria, Politics, 8/30/1999
A conference for electronic trade in Beirut
The first Arab international regional conference for electronic trade is to be held on September 1 at the Bristol Hotel in Beirut.
Lebanon-International, Economics, 8/30/1999
US congressional aides visit Baghdad
A group of US congressional aides arrived in Baghdad yesterday to examine the impact of UN sanctions and US policy on Iraq.
Iraq-USA, Politics, 8/30/1999
Delegation of Egyptian petroleum companies visits Baghdad
A delegation representing Egyptian petroleum companies is to visit Baghdad today, in the second visit of its sort in two weeks, where last week a delegation chaired by the head of the geological department of petroleum, Maged Abd El-Haleem, visited Iraq.
Egypt-Iraq, Economics, 8/30/1999
Arafat: No peace unless the Palestinians detainees are released
The Palestinian leadership has confirmed its adherence to the release of all Palestinian captives and detainees being held in Israeli jails.
Palestine, Politics, 8/30/1999
Setback in Baghdad's efforts to maintain national dialogue
Well-informed Iraqi sources said that the figures with which Baghdad held dialogues revealed their "doubts about the credibility of the calls advocated by the government."
Iraq, Politics, 8/30/1999
Syrian, Iraqi health relations discussed
Syrian Minister of Health Muhammad Eyyad al-Shatti met on Sunday in Damascus with Iraqi Health Minister Muhammad Mahdi Saleh and members of the accompanying delegation.
Syria-Iraq, Health, 8/30/1999
Shaath confirms implementation of Wye river accord
Palestine, Politics, 8/30/1999
Aden army carried out Yemen explosions
The organisation of the Islamic Aden-Abyan Army claimed responsibility for the three explosions that took place on Saturday at dawn in Yemen.
Yemen-UK, Politics, 8/30/1999
Three explosions in Ein al-Helwa camp, south Lebanon
Three explosives went off on Sunday in Ein al-Helwa camp in south Lebanon, slightly wounding three members of the Fatah movement led by
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat.
Lebanon-Palestine, Local, 8/30/1999
Iran, Qatar cooperation relations highlighted
Former Iranian President Hashami Rafsanjani received Qatar's new ambassador to Iran on Sunday in Tehran.
Qatar-Iran, Politics, 8/30/1999
Morocco marks 40th day of late King Hassan II's passing away
King Mohammed VI of Morocco will chair this Monday a religious service at Mohammed V mausoleum in Rabat in commemoration of the 40th day of the passing away of his father, King Hassan II.
Morocco, Culture, 8/30/1999
Khartoum criticizes Clinton's decision to appoint special envoy for Sudan
Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Othman Ismael stated that Sudan did not take part in choosing the US president's envoy to Sudan.
Sudan-USA, Politics, 8/30/1999
AL welcomes closure of Burger King in the Israeli settlement
The Arab league hailed the decision taken by the Burger King Corporation to close its restaurant in a West Bank Israeli settlement, near Jerusalem.
Regional-Palestine, Politics, 8/30/1999
Iraq presents aid to Turkey
The Iraqi Cabinet chaired by Iraqi President Sadam Hussien, issued a decision to offer aid to Turkey at a value of more than all the aid presented by the USA to face the effects of the devastating earthquake that recently hit Turkey.
Iraq-Turkey-USA, Politics, 8/30/1999
USA donates Jordan $50 million
The United States of America granted Jordan $50 million part of the US annual economic assistance to Amman, said the US ambassador in Amman.
Jordan-USA, Economics, 8/30/1999
Lebanese resistance retaliates for Israeli aggressions
The Lebanese resistance on Sunday attacked early in the morning nine Israeli and South Lebanon Army militia positions inside the occupied part of south Lebanon, in retaliation for Israeli attacks against populated areas in south Lebanon's towns.
Lebanon-Israel, Military, 8/30/1999
Israeli companies export illegally marked products in Jordanian markets
The Jordanian daily al-Masa'eyah said that an Israeli investment company has started invasion of Jordanian markets by mineral waters bottles, in an agreement with a Jordanian company.
Jordan-Israel, Politics, 8/30/1999
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King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz on Sunday received at his residence in Marbia, southern Spain, King Juan Carlos of Spain, who visited the Saudi king to offer his condolences for the death of King Fahd's eldest son, Prince Faisal Bin Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz. High-ranking Saudi officials and several princes attended the meeting.
Jordanian Prime Minister Abdul Raouf al-Rawabdeh met on Sunday night in Amman with several secretaries of the Jordanian opposition parties. Talks dealt with the content of the memorandum submitted by the higher coordination committee of these parties on finding a joint concept for drawing up a modern election law for the Jordanian parliament.
Sayf Al-Islam Omar Gaddafi, the son of the Libyan leader, arrived on Sunday in Morocco. Sayf Al-Islam Omar Gaddafi was received at the Rabat-Sale airport by the king's advisor, Mohamed Allal Sinaceur, Morocco's ambassador to Libya, the Libyan resident consul in Casablanca and other personalities.
The 56th session of the Arab League's permanent financial and administrative committee started its deliberations on Sunday with the participation of all Arab delegations concerned. Among other things, the committee discussed the AL's financial condition and its draft budget for the year 2000, as well as the arrears of some Arab states, which are urged to settle them.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa has stressed that Syria and the Palestinian government have to put their disputes aside in order to strengthen the interests of the Arabs as a whole. In statements to reporters in Cairo on Sunday, Mousa added,"It is ripe time to end the Syrian-Palestinian disputes." He expressed his hope of reviving relations of understanding between the two sides for the interests of all Arabs.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has repeated his pledge of "pulling out the Israeli army from south Lebanon within 10 months." Israel Radio on Saturday quoted Barak as saying during his meeting with Israeli military formations that within a short time there will be "a formula to resume negotiations between Israel and Syria," but he did not disclose the nature of such a formula.
During the inauguration of the Damascus International Fair, Kuwaiti Minister of Trade Abdul Wahab El-Wezran refused to shake hands his Iraqi counterpart, Mohammed Mahdi Saleh, although Saleh said he tried to shake hands with his Kuwaiti counterpart.
A Jordanian official source announced in Amman on Sunday that Muhammad al-Qaraan was appointed the first Jordanian ambassador in Kuwait since 1990. This decision was taken, just a few days before the first visit to Kuwait by Jordan's King Abdullah bin Hussein on September 6.
Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gaddafi has described the Arab-Israeli peace process as a surrenderist operation. He added that this operation is being carried out at the expense of the Palestinian people and their rights.
Egypt has stressed that its diplomatic moves upon the convening of the next session of the UN General Assembly will concentrate on Israel's implementation of UN Security Council resolutions 242, 338 and 425, which provide for its full withdrawal from the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, South Lebanon and the Palestinian territories.
The secretary of the Libyan people's committee for health and social insurance (health minister) met on Sunday in Tripoli with a delegation representing the Tunisian Health Ministry taking part in the meetings of the higher joint medical committee between the two countries. The two sides discussed joint cooperation in the areas of medicine control and manufacturing.
Columbian President Andres Pastrana who was receiving Morocco's ambassador Youssef Amrani at the end of his mission in Bogota has paid tribute to the late King Hassan II of Morocco and praised the excellent Moroccan-Columbian relations.
Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khaleifa al-Thani on Sunday in Doha received a message from Iranian President Muhammad Khatami pertaining to bilateral relations. The Qatar News Agency said that the crown prince of Qatar, Sheikh Jasem Bin Hamad al-Thani, received the message from Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Jawad Muhammad Zarif, currently visiting Qatar.
The session of Palestinian - Israeli negotiations held yesterday night, the third session within 24 hours, failed to reach an agreement on implementing the Wye River accord. An Israeli source announced that the Palestinian and Israeli delegations have not reached any agreement yet due to continued disputes on the issue of Palestinian captives.