UAE

April 25, 2000

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People with mental health problems suffer discrimination from family, friends and health professionals, according to a report published by the Pull Yo

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Iran has ordered the Lebanese Hizbollah resistance movement to mount a widespread terrorist campaign against Israeli interests after the Jewish state

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Israel's Shin Bet security service has recommended to Prime Minister Ehud Barak that all prisoners identified with the Fatah organization and with oth

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Special UN Middle East envoy Terje Larsen is due to meet with senior officials in Jerusalem Tuesday to discuss Israel's plans to pull the Israeli army

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak ordered his government on Monday to ease a shortage of local currency by injecting around 25 billion pounds (7.5 bill

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A suspension clamped on the pro-reform daily Sobh-e-Emruz was lifted and the newspaper was able to appear normally Tuesday, the official Iranian news

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Karl Malone scored 23 points and John Stockton added 21 as Utah beat Seattle 101-87 on Monday, giving the Jazz a 2-0 edge in their best-of-five Nation

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Iran's defense minister Ali Shamkhani started Monday a landmark visit to Saudi Arabia on a confidence-building mission ahead of talks on a security pa

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Qatari-Bahrani relations are on their way to normalization, though issues of dispute between the two Gulf states are not settled yet. Bahrain's Crown

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The Palestinians said Tuesday they would accept nothing less than a comprehensive peace deal with Israel, amid suggestions that settlement of the high

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A recent survey about the Arab Gulf pharmaceutical industry reveals a substantial expansion in the past decade. According to the study, the number of factories increased from 11 in 1990 to 31 by the e

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The Iranian Agriculture Minister, Issa Kalantri, has recently said that the government considers to purchase wheat from local farmers in high prices. This move is aimed at encouraging local production

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Maroc Telecom plans to introduce a prepaid telephone card in early May, the Moroccan Daily L'Economiste reported last week.  The new phone card, 'Kalimat,' will be compatible for use on regular telph

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An Egyptian economic delegation headed by the Egyptian Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Dr. Yusuf Butrus Ghali, will visit Baghdad on the April 27th, Al-Hayat newspaper reported. Comprised of 40

April 24, 2000

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Syria wants "true friendship" with France, with mutual respect for each other's interests, Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq al-Shara said Monday, on the