UAE

April 24, 2000

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Syrian president Hafez Al-Asad is to hold talks with Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in the Egyptian city of Alexandria Monday on the Middle East pea

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami appealed for "calm and solidarity" Monday, a few hours after Iran's press court suspended publication of eight dail

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A member of the Saudi security forces was killed and four others wounded in demonstrations that erupted in a southwestern town over the closure of a m

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French Foreign Minister Hubert Vedrine on Sunday played down France's criticism of Syria's role in Lebanon ahead of a visit to Paris by Syrian Foreign

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King Abdullah II of Jordan said in a television interview Sunday that Jerusalem could be the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian state. 

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The International Chamber of Commerce served as the intermediary between Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) officials and investors/brokers last Thursday, by providing a forum for the discussion of corporate

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The Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchanges (CASE), in conjunction with both the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and the Financial Times, developed a new index entitled 'FT-CASE', Business Today of Egypt

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Banque Misr customers will be able to utilize secure online credit card payment services as of late June. This will mark the 11th online service to be offered by the bank. The new service was develo

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The Moroccan Customs and Indirect Taxes Administration decided last week to ease administrative procedures for Moroccan companies' export activities. Nonetheless, the companies must meet several requ

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The Beirut Traders Association presented a slate of recommendations last Wednesday, to help revive Lebanon's economic state. The requests included the establishment of a governmental advisory committe

April 23, 2000

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  An earthquake hit western Turkey near the city of Izmir on the Aegean coast, the Turkish television news channel NTV reported early Sunday. 

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Iranian Defense Minister Ali Shamkhani's visit to Saudi Arabia could signal a new US-Iranian-Saudi axis that would leave Baghdad out in the cold, an

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Karim Alami's brilliant run of tennis came to a crashing halt yesterday, when he was overwhelmed by Frenchmen Cedric Pioline in the semifinals of the

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Top-seeded Mary Pierce added to her impressive run through the Family Circle Cup, beating No. 3 Monica Seles 6-1, 6-1 Saturday.   Pierce, who has no

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak said Sunday there was a "golden opportunity" for peace with the Palestinians, a week before the start of a new round