UAE

May 28, 2000

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The level of poverty in the West Bank and Gaza Strip is among the highest in the Middle East and North Africa. Poverty in the Palestinian self-rule ar

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King Abdullah II of Jordan has voiced confidence in the resumption of the beleaguered Arab-Israeli peace talks, saying he saw a "window of hope" on th

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By Amjad Baker  Jordan national soccer team eliminated Lebanon with a scoreless tie and advanced all the way to the semis of King Hussein Cup, WAFF Ch

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A top religious official at the UAE’s Sharjah Emirate has called for support from the Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) and other officials to take a

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More than 10,000 students demonstrated in the Yemeni capital Sunday to demand the arrest of alleged accomplices of the "Sanaa ripper" who has confesse

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An earth satellite telecommunication station "Orbcomm Maghreb," the first in Africa, was dedicated Friday in Settat by a Moroccan official party, repo

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Chinese deputy foreign minister Lee Bi Ding is to arrive Thursday in Cairo heading a delegation from the foreign ministry on a one-day visit in his to

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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