UAE

March 15, 2000

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The total Iranian agricultural exports are estimated at $730 million per annum.   The country's total non-oil exports hit about $3 billion per annum.

March 14, 2000

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 Moroccan tennis star Hicham Arazi yesterday upset the world's top ranked player, Andre Agassi, in the first round of the $4.9 million Tennis Masters

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One of the more popular exhibitions at the Dubai Shopping Festival has been the falconry demonstrations.  Foreigners and UAE nationals have been strea

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King Abdullah of Jordan is expected to leave for Saudi Arabia today to join millions of other Muslims in performing the annual Hajj, one of the five p

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Business in Dubai's famous Gold Souq has been booming during the Dubai Shopping Festival as prizes and promotions have attracted buyers.  A main promo

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The fourth Arab Business Conference will be held in Kuwait next month.   The secretary general of the Association of Arab Businessmen, Taher A-Sharif,

March 13, 2000

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Argentina's Mariano Puerta capped a remarkable weekend by defeating Younes El Aynaoui of Morocco 6-4, 7-6 to win the $375,000 Colombia Open.   The vic

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Nearly all of the 900 Turkish pilgrims stuck in Jordan after they were refused entry into Saudi Arabia because of invalid documents have returned home

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For the fifth consecutive time, the Jordanian team finished its friendly game in a draw.   Yesterday's game against Bosnia-Herzegovina ended scoreless

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The Arab film industry, particularly Algerian, is assuming a high profile at the Freyburg International Film in Switzerland.  This event, scheduled fo

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Egypt announced that the local Internet connection speed had increased 4-fold to reach 45 megabytes/second.   The head of the Egyptian Internet Associ

March 12, 2000

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 Regional weather forecast for the UAE for March 12, 2000: Abu Dhabi: 23-18 degree Al Ain: 27-15 Buhasa: 27-16 Dubai: 26-15 Fujairah: 29-22 Sharjah: 2

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Hajj pilgrims must deal with oven-like 95 degree and sunny temperatures today in Mecca.   Riyadh is a much more moderate 75 degrees, while the nightti

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Dutch golfer Rolf Muntz can almost taste his first career European Tour victory.  After shooting a five-under par 67 on Saturday, Muntz takes a six-st

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On the occasion of the selection of Riyadh as the Arab cultural capital of UNESCO for 2000, a new Internet site was launched.   The new Arabic site