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Gaddafi visits Egypt
Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi is to arrive today in Egypt to discuss with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak the results of the summit conference of the Organization of African Unity in Libya this month.
Egypt-Libya, Politics, 9/20/1999
Message from al-Assad to Chirac conveyed by al-Sharaa
French President Jacques Chirac on Saturday received Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Sharaa in Paris. Al-Sharaa, during the meeting, gave the French president a message from Syrian President Hafez al-Assad on the "latest developments in the Middle East peace process and Syrian - French relations."
Syria-France, Politics, 9/20/1999
Morocco, Tunisia call for consolidation of Maghreban union
Morocco and Tunisia have called for the consolidation of the Arab Maghreb Union that they described as "a strategic choice." This came in Rabat between Moroccan prime minister Abderrahmane Youssoufi and Tunisian counterpart Hamed Karoui, who is visiting Morocco to cochair with Youssoufi the 7th session of the Moroccan-Tunisian high joint commission.
Morocco-Tunisia, Politics, 9/20/1999
King Mohammed congratulates Bouteflika over civil concord referendum
King Mohammed VI congratulated President Abdelaziz Bouteflika over the positive vote of the Algerian people in the referendum on civil concord in neighboring Algeria.
Morocco-Algeria, Politics, 9/20/1999
Pope John Paul II, King Abdullah welcome positive atmosphere for Middle East peace
The Vatican has announced that Pope John Paul II and Jordan's King Abdullah Bin Hussein discussed the Middle East peace process during their meeting on Saturday in Castelgandolfo, the summer residence of the pope.
Jordan-Vatican, Politics, 9/20/1999
Arafat to visit Egypt, USA, France on peace process
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat is starting tomorrow a tour that is to include Egypt, the USA and France, during which he will discuss the latest developments in the Israeli - Palestinian peace process.
Palestine-Egypt-International, Politics, 9/20/1999
Moussa is participating in meetings of the UN
Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa is participating in the meetings of the United Nations General Assembly and in the coordinative meeting of the Arab foreign ministers, which is convened on the margins of the UN General Assembly's meetings and is headed by Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Said al-Sahaf, for coordination regarding causes of concern to the Arab states that are raised at the assembly.
Egypt-International, Politics, 9/20/1999
Iraq, Algeria agree to continue to reduce petroleum exports
Iraq and Algeria agreed yesterday on the importance of continuing to reduce petroleum production.
Algeria-Iraq, Economics, 9/20/1999
Inflation down to 2.9 percent in Egypt
An economic report by the Egyptian Central Bank said that the average rate of inflation in Egypt has fallen to 2.9% from a rate of 3.9% in January.
Egypt, Economics, 9/20/1999
Baghdad denies its relation to death of two Kuwaiti officials
Iraq denied yesterday its relation to the death of two Kuwaiti officers on the borders, saying that the accident took place inside the Kuwaiti territories.
Iraq-Kuwait, Politics, 9/20/1999
Turabi regains his authorities from President al-Bashir
The speaker of the Sudanese National Council (parliament), Hassan Turabi, is preparing to regain his party authorities, which were assigned to Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir in December 1998 over the ruling National Congress party.
Sudan, Politics, 9/20/1999
Iraqi parliament opposes return of UN inspectors
An Iraqi military spokesman said on Sunday that ten formations of US and British planes carried out some 28 sorties over the provinces of Al Muthanna, Dhi Qar and Al Qadisiyah in southern Iraq, adding that the Iraqi planes and anti-aircraft missiles intercepted these formations and forced them to retreat.
Iraq, Politics, 9/20/1999
Zelzal Iranian missile developed
Brigadier General Gholam-Hossein Gheibparvar, one of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard's leaders, confirmed that the guard made an experiment launching a surface-to-surface missile under the name Zelzal (earthquake)
Iran, Politics, 9/20/1999
Tunisian opposition member nominates himself for presidential elections
The secretary general of the Tunisian People's Unity Party, Muhammad Balhaj Omar, has officially nominated himself for Tunisia's first multilateral presidential elections, to be held on October 24.
Tunisia, Politics, 9/20/1999
Some 5.5 million Yemenis to vote for new president
Some 5.5 million Yemeni citizens will cast their votes on Thursday to elect a new Yemeni president in the first presidential elections in Yemen.
Yemen, Politics, 9/20/1999
Morocco: Jerusalem is one of our priorities
Morocco said the cause of Jerusalem is one of its priorities and that it went in the time of late King Hassan II through political and diplomatic battles for Jerusalem, adding that Morocco is ready to resume these efforts in the era of King Mohamed VI.
Morocco, Politics, 9/20/1999
Iran, Saudi Arabia reach agreement on appointing OPEC director
Iranian Oil Minister Beijin Zankaneh has denied that there is any dispute between Iran and Saudi Arabia over appointing a secretary-general for OPEC.
Saudi Arabia-Iran, Politics, 9/20/1999
Abdel Meguid Heads Arab Foreign Ministers' Consultative Meeting
Secretary General to the Arab League Esmat Abdel Meguid said on Sunday that he is to head a consultative meeting next Sunday of the Arab foreign ministers in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations' General Assembly.
Regional, Politics, 9/20/1999
International conference in Bahrain today on money laundering
The third international conference for strategies and means of combating money laundering and crimes of financial and administrative corruption in the Middle East started today in Algeria.
Regional-International, Economics, 9/20/1999
Arab states to consider boycotting Walt Disney
The US Walt Disney company has subjugated to the Israeli pressures and decided to present the Israeli stand in its original form at the Disney fair to be held in Florida on October 1, depicting the occupied city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Regional, Politics, 9/20/1999
Morocco's experience in handling street children issue expounded in Cairo
Morocco's experience in matters of struggle against the phenomenon of street children was studied at a regional workshop, organized in Cairo by the Arab Childhood and Development Council.
Regional-Egypt, Culture, 9/20/1999
Hamas accuses Jordanian government of escalating the crisis
The Hamas movement issued a statement yesterday in which it replied to the most recent Jordanian statement regarding the closure of Hamas' offices in the Jordanian capital, Amman.
Jordan, Politics, 9/20/1999
Vaccination certificates shall be presented by pilgrims to Saudi Arabia
The Saudi Ministry of health said would-be pilgrims should first present vaccination certificates against meningitis, to be allowed entry into the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia-Regional, Health, 9/20/1999
Interest-free Islamic banking, an absolutely workable system, IDB chief says
President of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Ahmad Mohammed Ali described Interest-free Islamic banking as an absolutely workable system.
Regional, Economics, 9/20/1999
Lebanese resistance operations
The Israeli occupation forces have escalated their air raids against the northern areas of the Israeli occupied border strip of south Lebanon. Lebanese security sources said that Israeli warplanes raided the Litani river area in the western Bekaa on Sunday and fired eight air-to-surface rockets.
Lebanon-Israel, Military, 9/20/1999
Austrian president in Iran
Austrian President Thomas Klestil arrived today in Iran to increase international concern regarding the human rights situation in Iran.
Iran-Austria, Politics, 9/20/1999
Mubarak says son not involved in politics
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has denied that his son Gamal is seeking to acquire any political job or seeking to work in politics at the present.
Egypt, Politics, 9/20/1999
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In its Sunday morning report, the BBC said that Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Sharaa has called on Israel to define what its means by saying "resuming negotiations from the point they stopped at," refusing to predict a date for resuming these negotiations. Al-Sharaa said, "The coming months and weeks will reveal this matter, positively or negatively."
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat is starting tomorrow an external tour that is to include Egypt, the USA and France. Nabeel Abu Rodina, president Arafat's advisor, said Arafat will meet with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in framework of the continuous consultations and coordination of the two presidents to follow up on the Sharm El-Sheikh note before the anticipated meeting between Arafat and US President Bill Clinton on Thursday in Washington.
A Gulf diplomatic source in Doha said that a Gulf delegation is to visit the Turkish capital, Ankara, in days to study with the specialized Turkish fronts implementing a reconstruction program for the Turkish areas that were destroyed due to a major earthquake last month which will be financed by the Gulf Cooperation Council states.
Israel Radio said on Sunday that the question of resuming Syrian - Israeli negotiations will occupy a prominent and pivotal position in the talks Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak will hold with French officials during his expected visit to Europe. Israel Radio added that Barak will express his readiness to extend a helping hand to push forward the Syrian-Israeli track but that he is not ready for "Paris to play a key role in reactivating this track."
The foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council member states are to hold meetings on the sidelines of the meetings of the UN General Assembly in New York with the foreign ministers of the US, Japan, China, the European Union, the group of Latin American states and the group of the southeastern Asian states, ASEAN.
The executive committee of the Jordanian people's conference to counter normalization will convene its second conference "to protect the homeland and withstand normalization" on Friday with the participation of some 517 members.
The military spokesman for the Sudanese army has said that the Sudanese armed forces have deterred an attack launched by the rebels against the eastern border to the north of the city of Kasla and inflicted heavy human casualties and won their vehicles and some of their weapons.
Egypt and the US signed a memorandum of understanding on Sunday in Cairo concerning coordination and cooperation between the drug fighting departments in the two countries. On the Egyptian side the memorandum was signed by Egyptian Minister of the Interior Lt. Gen Habib El-Adli, and the US was represented by the US ambassador in Cairo, Daniel Kurtzer.
Sudanese Minister of Industry Badr Eddin Mohamed Suleiman has announced that geological survey studies on the northeastern al-Louwa region in the White Nile revealed the existence of very valuable archaeological treasures of gold and ivory.
Lebanese Prime Minister Salim al-Hoss has denied any secret contacts between Lebanon and Israel, stressing that there are no brokers between Israel and Lebanon concerning Israel's withdrawal from south Lebanon. In a statement to Sawt al-Arab radio on Saturday, the Lebanese prime minister indicated that an Israeli withdrawal from south Lebanon does not mean achieving peace, stressing the unity of position between the Lebanese and Syrian peace tracks.