UAE

March 14, 2000

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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

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An intellectual property conference geared to judicial professionals will be opened soon by the Egyptian minister of justice, Mr. Farouq Seif al Nasr.

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Are Iranian women condemned to being perceived by Iranians and foreigners based on hackneyed Hollywood portrayals? With the evolving role and image of Iranian women in society, experts in the Islamic

March 9, 2000

02:00 GMT

There are currently 285 hospitals, both general and specialized, with a total capacity of 41,916 beds in Saudi Arabia. These figures are soon due to

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The number of unemployed workers in the Arab world rose by 500,000 last year, according to figures from the Arab Labor Organization.   Al Bayan daily