Sudan

July 2, 2002

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The Egyptian censors rejected screening the British film “East is East” because the film defames Muslims bluntly.

June 30, 2002

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A closed-door meeting was held in Khartoum on Saturday evening between Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his Sudanese counterpart, Omar Hassan

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Jordan has eased restrictions on Palestinian travel to the kingdom, which were imposed in March for fear of an influx of refugees escaping the Israeli

June 27, 2002

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Sudan’s President Omar Hassan Ahmed al-Basheer has confirmed Khartoum’s absolute rejection of U.S threats against Iraq.   In a speech delivered at the

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Tunisian Prime Minister, Muhammad al-Gnoushi received Iraqi Minister of Oil, Dr. Amir Muhammad Rasheed, who is currently paying a visit to Tunisia, IN

June 26, 2002

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Syria’s Foreign Minister, Farouk al Shara met in Khartoum on Tuesday with Saudi Foreign Minister, Saud al-Faisal.  The meeting was joined by Omani Min

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Syria’s Deputy Premier and foreign minister, Farouk Al-Sharaa stressed the need to reach a just and comprehensive settlement in the Middle East region

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Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi met in Khartoum with his Iraqi counterpart Naji Sabri, on the sidelines of the 29th meeting of the foreign min

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French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin arrived in the Saudi Red Sea port city of Jeddah on Wednesday.   He was received at King Abdulaziz Inter

June 24, 2002

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Yemen’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Abu Baker Al-Qerbi left on Monday for Khartoum to attend the regular meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Isla

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Turkey’s Premier on Monday granted civil servants a half-day off so that they could watch their national soccer team compete in its first-ever World C

June 23, 2002

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Sudan recorded a trade deficit of $121 million in the first four months of 2002 compared with previous year’s $108 million deficit. Sudan’s exports reached $395 million from January to April compared

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The number of high net-worth individuals in the Middle East rose by 3.6 percent in 2001 reaching an estimated 290,000, according to the Merrill Lynch World Wealth Report. The combined value of these M

June 19, 2002

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Israeli troops arrested more than ten Palestinians, members in Fatah, Hamas and Islamic Jihad, Palestinian security sources said Wednesday. Houses wer

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Security authorities in Kuwait have detained 18 Iranians who entered the emirate illegally by sea, a newspaper reported Tuesday.   They were caught ea