UAE

May 18, 2000

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The government proposed regulations Wednesday it said would eliminate almost all pollution from tractor-trailers, buses and other heavy trucks, the As

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak is postponing his trip to the United States by one day because of a political crisis facing his coalition and an esc

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Jordan's Islamic Action Front, political branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, on Thursday said it had offered to reconcile Sudanese President Omar al-Bes

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A court has sentenced two Emirati men who abducted and repeatedly raped a nine-year-old boy to three public floggings and two years each in prison, th

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New Sudanese oil exports helped move the country's trade balance from deficit to surplus in the first quarter of 2000 compared with the same period th

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Clashes between Islamic extremists and security forces have claimed another 12 lives in Algeria, press reports said Thursday.  In attacks blamed on

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Iran's elections watchdog the Council of Guardians endorsed Thursday the results of 28 of the 66 seats at stake in the second round of parliamentary e

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A Sudanese morgue assistant arrested on suspicion of raping and murdering up to 16 young women has confessed to killing 51 people over a 25-year perio

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Deportivo La Coruna need just a point at Espanyol on Friday to secure their first-ever Spanish championship and wreck Barcelona's hopes of salvaging s

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The Palestinians have vowed to halt meetings with Israelis until they receive a response to a request to release a new batch of prisoners, a senior Pa

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Iran asked Wednesday the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to help run a nuclear research center, Iran News Agency IRNA reported Wednesday.

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Iran will next week unilaterally free 460 Iraqi prisoners it captured during its 1980-1988 war with Iraq, the Islamic Republic News Agency reported We

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A member of Palestinian Fateh movement escaped an assassination attempt in a Lebanon refugee camp Thursday, the day after one man was shot dead and an

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 Miami Heat pushed the New York Knicks to the brink of elimination with an 87-81 victory in Game Five of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals. Nei

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Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday that the country is responsible for the local proliferation of the phenomenon of "traded women," in w