May 28, 2000
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
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
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
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
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
An earth satellite telecommunication station "Orbcomm Maghreb," the first in Africa, was dedicated Friday in Settat by a Moroccan official party, repo
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
The Tunisian authorities banned Saturday the former head of Tunisian human rights association Monsef Marzouki from heading to France, reported ArabicN
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,
Israeli deputy premier Yitzhak Mordechai has submitted his resignation after he was charged on three counts of sexual assault, officials said Sunday.
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
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.
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
An Australian delegation representing ministries of agriculture and economic resources in addition to a host of businessmen will visit Egypt next July
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