UAE

May 28, 2000

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The Tunisian authorities banned Saturday the former head of Tunisian human rights association Monsef Marzouki from heading to France, reported ArabicN

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Michael Owen produced his most compelling international display for two years as England stepped up their preparations for Euro 2000 with a 1-1 draw,

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Israeli deputy premier Yitzhak Mordechai has submitted his resignation after he was charged on three counts of sexual assault, officials said Sunday. 

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Chairman of the Iraqi planning commission Hassan Abdul Menem said Sunday that the commission is seeking to prepare a plan to withstand the water crisi

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Saudi Prince Al-Walid bin Talal said Saturday he would give as much as two million dollars to construct a five-star hotel in Gaza City, reported AFP. 

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World Bank officials gave Turkey's economic reform program its vote of confidence Saturday, when it signed a 759.6-million-dollar loan with the govern

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An Australian delegation representing ministries of agriculture and economic resources in addition to a host of businessmen will visit Egypt next July

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Star center Patrick Ewing and his versatile backup Marcus Camby were missing, but Latrell Sprewell and Allan Houston filled the gap as the Knicks defe

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Jordan and Syria have finally opened up a joint industrial zone Saturday, 25 years after agreeing to do so, where businesses will receive tax exemptio

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Supporters of Sudan's Islamist leader Hassan al-Turabi said they had filed a complaint against President al-Beshir Saturday for suspending Turabi from

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Egyptian President Husni Mubarak starts Monday a visit to Spain where he will discuss with King Juan Carlos of Spain and Prime Minister Maria Aznar, w

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Syria and Iraq held talks Saturday on reinforcing cooperation on oil as well as other trade fields, reported AFP Sunday.  The talks in Baghdad were he

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The UN security council is scheduled to meet next Tuesday to renew the mandate of MINURSO (French acronym for the UN mission in charge of supervising

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The six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) said Saturday they had renewed a pledge to set up a customs union aimed at stimulating growth an

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Qatar versus Bahrain, the longest legal bout in the history of the World Court, enters the final round on Monday when the two Gulf neighbors lay out t