UAE

May 2, 2000

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Iran is for the first time allowing camel-owners to insure their animals, with the government to pay 50 percent of the premiums, the official IRNA new

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The foreign ministers of Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Syria will meet Wednesday to discuss ways to "reanimate" the Middle East peace process, a diplomat sa

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat accused Israel of lacking commitment to the peace process and renewed a pledge to declare independence on Septembe

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Eight civilians were injured in rocket attacks on a residential area of the Iraqi capital late Monday, the official news agency INA said Tuesday, pinn

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England's Wimbledon boss Egil Olsen walked out of the club with a red card, same as his striker, John Hartson who was sent off the game, Sunday, after

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Israel began pulling out of two fortified forward positions in southern Lebanon in preparation for its planned complete withdrawal from the zone by Ju

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Some asthmatics learn the hard way that drinking alcohol can trigger the wheezing, coughing symptoms of an asthma attack.  WebMD published a report Mo

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 An independent advisory body on Monday said Washington should be prepared to give non-lethal aid to appropriate Sudanese opposition groups if Khar

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Israel started its annual 24-hour remembrance day Monday evening to mark the Nazi holocaust during which six million Jews were killed.  Israel marks

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As the playoffs continued Monday night, Philadelphia 76ers led a 105-99 victory over the Charlotte Hornets to win their first-round series 3-1. Philad

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Turkey's parliament has failed to choose a successor to President Suleyman Demirel in a second round of voting Monday.  However, the government's cand

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Egypt's state electricity body is to become a limited company, enabling the government to privatize it 49 percent, the government daily Al-Gomhuriya s

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As the government is pressing to break up Microsoft, many in the computer industry say a new generation of Internet devices could overtake the PC in j

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Saudi Arabia has banned cabinet ministers from holding positions in companies, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Monday.  SPA quoted a st

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Six people were wounded, one seriously, in a mortar attack in northern Tehran on Monday evening claimed by the outlawed armed opposition, state televi