UAE

May 11, 2000

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Compaq Computers, the world's largest computer supplier, signed a strategic agreement with Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC).  The agreement, signed between Joseph Hanania, Compaq Manager for the

May 10, 2000

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat briefed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on the continuing stumbling blocks in negotiations with Israel, Foreign M

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Israeli President Ezer Weizman was taken ill during a diplomatic corps reception Wednesday to mark the country's independence day, public radio report

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The Iranian parliament has approved an emergency aid package worth over $180m for farmers hit by the serious drought in central and eastern parts of t

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Turkish soldiers killed nine illegal immigrants and wounded five when they opened fire on a group trying to cross into Turkey from Iran, the interior

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Challenging the notion that the Internet isolates people, a US study released Wednesday found the World Wide Web strengthens ties with family and frie

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Egypt's state security court Wednesday confirmed the death sentence on an Islamist after its decision was approved by Egypt's Mufti, and sentenced 13

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Morocco has promised to help Algeria fight armed militant rebel groups by stopping them fleeing over the border into their territory, Algerian Interio

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The Palestinian "Love and Peace" radio station went back on the air Wednesday after the intervention of Palestinian president Yasser Arafat, six days

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Western aircraft bombed Iraqi air defences Wednesday after coming under anti-aircraft fire while patrolling a no-fly zone in the north, Reuters said.

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Over the past two decades, there have been numerous studies on cancer patients and exercise. Although there is not yet enough information to create a

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The Philadelphia Flyers triumphed 2-1 over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series at Mellon Arena Tuesday, makin

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Saudi Arabia appointed Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz to head a recently-formed state body to promote tourism in the kingdom, Saudi News Agen

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Iran opened a visa section Tuesday on its Gulf island of Qeshm to boost tourism to the mainland. The island is one of the three free trade zones in Ir

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An Israeli helicopter attacked Hizbollah positions in southern Lebanon Wednesday, said Reuters. The agency quoted witnesses as saying that the helicop