UAE

May 17, 2000

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At least 11 of the nearly 1,300 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails have been taken ill, a Palestinian rights group said Wednesday

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Rick Tocchet had two goals and assisted with the game-winner early in the period as the Flyers rallied for a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils in

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Scottie Pippen shot a monster 3-pointer with 7.3 seconds left as the Portland Trail Blazers blazed past the Utah Jazz with an 81-79 victory in Game 5

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An air traffic control tape-recorded just before the crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 was released in Washington Tuesday but shed little light on the trag

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UAE's Fatwa Committee urged police Tuesday to take action against illegal "Zar" parties in which demons and spirits are invoked, reported the Gulf New

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America's Pete Sampras, arriving for his first appearance in four years at the Hamburg Open, defeated compatriot Chris Woodruff in two hard-fought set

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Kuwaiti women lit candles and old lamps to mark the first anniversary Tuesday of a decree by the emir that granted them full political rights, which w

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The Omani government has given voters six-days, starting from yesterday, to register themselves with the offices of the 59 wilayats (provinces) countr

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The Russian government has condemned a series of US and British air strikes against targets in northern and southern Iraq which Baghdad has claimed le

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A power struggle broke out Tuesday for the leadership of Egypt's only permitted Islamist party, the Labour Party, which ended up with three rival chai

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Tunisian journalist Taoufik Ben Brick, recovering from a six-week hunger strike, accused the European Union on Tuesday of shielding President Zine El

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The water of the sacred Zamzam well, drunk by all those performing the Hajj pilgrimage, is pure and is not the source of the meningitis which afflicte

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An English football fan was stabbed and a policeman injured Wednesday as violence erupted in central Copenhagen between English and Turkish supporters

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Egypt's largest mobile telephone company and a local partner of the French bank Societe Generale announced Tuesday they were joining forces to provide

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A Sudanese man employed in the morgue of Sanaa University's medical faculty, has confessed to killing a total of 27 women, 16 in Yemen and 11 in Sudan