UAE

May 19, 2000

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There are reports that a variant of the Love Bug computer virus has started spreading and virus experts say although it may not spread as fast, it is

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Israeli forces in the West Bank and Gaza Strip were on full alert with tanks and combat helicopters Friday for two "days of rage" declared by Palestin

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika left Canada late Thursday at the end of a five-day official visit that focused on economic cooperation.  Bou

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US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Thursday that World Bank approval of two multi-million-dollar loans to Iran was "inappropriate" because

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The final results of February's parliamentary elections in Tehran will be announced Saturday at the latest, the Iranian election watchdog body said Th

May 18, 2000

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Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Thursday asked the country's election watchdog body to validate the Tehran results from February's parl

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Israel's former right-wing prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally ordered a botched assassination attempt by the Mossad secret service against a

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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