UAE

April 29, 2000

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The chairman of computer software giant Microsoft, Bill Gates, has rejected a proposal by the United States government to break the company up, as a p

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein failed to show up for his own party Friday, as thousands of Iraqis marched through the streets of this northern town to

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Three members of Israel's allied South Lebanon Army were killed and seven others wounded Friday along with an Israeli soldier in fierce Hizbollah atta

April 28, 2000

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By Noura Wazani  Six Jordanian deputies have decided to boycott the 103rd conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), which will begin in Amman

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The finalists of Asian Cup Soccer Championship showed different reactions over Wednesday's draw, which took place in Lebanon, the hosting country for

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Iran will soon repatriate about 480 Iraqi prisoners from the 1980-88 war between the two countries, Iranian state television reported Thursday. Meanwh

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Saudi men are increasingly marrying foreign women because of the high bride prices for local women or their refusal to become second wives, Saudi Inte

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More than two hundred people gathered in a Beirut park Thursday to protest the arrests of students opposed to Syria's military presence in Lebanon.  

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Lennox Lewis' defense against Michael Grant will be the biggest championship fight in history - a combined 13 feet and 497 pounds of champion and chal

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Sudanese foreign minister Mustafa Othman Ismail said Thursday the current dialogue between Khartoum and Washington has positive indications that would

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The Moroccan athlete, Khalid Khannouchi is seeking to obtain American citizenship, as it will enable him to compete in US Olympic men's marathon, whic

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The 350-year-old Beit Seheimi, an architectural jewel in the heart of Islamic Cairo, is soon to open its doors to tourists after six years of restorat

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat declared Thursday he was hopeful Israel might match its retreat from southern Lebanon with a withdrawal from the P

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UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan is to convene the Security Council next month to decide on peacekeeping efforts in south Lebanon after the Israeli arm

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A lack of investment in scientific research in the Arab world was the major lament of 300 experts who gathered in Sharjah for the creation of an Arab