In address on Eid Al-Fitr:

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Crown Prince Sultan say Eid days offer space for compassion, solidarity, pray Muslims’ ranks are unified in good deeds

King Abdullah launches mega project to purify, automatically bottle Zamzam water

King receives Emir of Qatar, Prince Rasheed bin al-Hassan II, Egyptian intelligence chief

Crown Prince Sultan discusses with King of Morocco recent regional, international developments

Second Deputy Premier Prince Naif conveys Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ thanks and appreciation for security men

Prince Naif: Saudi Arabia offers hajj, umra services for no return

U.S. president sends congratulatory cable to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques over Eid Al-Fitr

Second Deputy Premier Prince Naif praises measures by Islamic bank

Governor of Eastern Region honors Saudi Arabia’s special needs team

Saudi Finance Ministry issues statements on conditions of displaced persons in Jazan

Direct negotiations round in Sharm el-Sheikh concluded as both sides’ demands reviewed

Mubarak leads efforts to bring views closer, stresses Palestinians’ rights

Mitchell says negotiation vital for both sides, U.S. active partner

Netanyahu: No settlement freeze

Israeli minister says negotiations leading to nowhere, Netanyahu does not know what he wants

Two-hour negotiations in Jerusalem between Abbas and Netanyahu

U.S. proposed extension of settlement freeze for 3 months but Netanyahu did not comment

Mubarak urges Israel to give up construction of settlements for negotiations success

Israel to build more houses in Jerusalem as its warplanes pound Gaza

On Sharm el-Sheikh negotiations eve:

Erekat says negotiations to stop if settlements construction continue

U.S. president asks Netanyahu to freeze settlements, administration speaks of difficulties

Assad briefed on rules of French mediation over Golan

Arab League council considers peace process developments, direct Palestinian-Israeli negotiations

Council asserts just, overall peace is Arabs’ strategic option, says peace process is indivisibly comprehensive

Meeting underlines principles mentioned in Arab peace initiative

Council refuses recognition of Israel as Jewish state, rejects judaization of Jerusalem

Outright religious, international condemnation force Pastor Jones to cancel plans for his destructive escapade

U.S. President: We are not at war with Islam

Muslim, Christian, Jewish clerics oppose Jones’ attempts to tamper with Quran

Jones’ daughter: My father is insane and needs help

In implementation of Sultan Qaboos’ decrees:

Sultanate govt. offers aid to flood-stricken people in Pakistan

Oman finances construction of emergency center in Yemen

Sultan Qaboos honors Jewel of Muscat ship captain

65 warehouses for food reserves, wheat silos with a capacity of 300,000 tons

42 million cubic meters of natural gas transferred daily, pipeline network to be expanded

IAEA says concerned over mounting Iranian nuke activity

Iran denies claims about top-secret site for uranium enrichment

Clinton says Iran morphing into military dictatorship

Fatah lambastes Iran’s Khamenei for meddling into Palestinian affairs