Mutch, David, The Christian Science Monitor
MIDDLE EAST AND GULF
Libyan authorities were silent yesterday after the UN Security Council called unanimously for the surrender of two Libyan agents accused of blowing up a Pan Am plane over Scotland. PLO leader Yasser Arafat welcomed the UN Security Council's request, saying the world body was asking for cooperation and was not condemning Libya.... Israeli Foreign Minister David Levy arrived in China yesterday to establish diplomatic ties. China also confirmed it would take part in Middle East peace talks due to begin next week in Russia. China is the only member of the UN Security Council without official links to Israel.... A Warner Brothers crew making a film about black American radical leader Malcolm X, who converted to Islam, has been allowed to shoot the Muslim pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca - a first for Hollywood.... The United Arab Emirates yesterday became the ninth member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to reduce oil output to stem a decline in prices. UNITED STATES
President Bush said he will announce next week a suspension of new federal regulations on the manufacturing and services industry.... US intelligence officials say Libya is expanding its chemical weapons program and is dispersing stockpiles to avoid detection, the New York Times reported yesterday.... The Los Angeles school board Tuesday night approved a plan to make condoms available to …
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