UAE

May 11, 2000

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Lebanese women activists lobbied outside Parliament Wednesday in another attempt to garner support for the amendment of laws which discriminate agains

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The Emirati Federal National Council (FNC) recommended Wednesday the formation of a special committee to maintain international attention on the issue

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Israel is prepared to conduct talks with Egypt about arms control, in which the two countries will present their differing views, the daily Haaretz re

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Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails continued Wednesday their hunger strike, which started since the beginning of this month as a protest to their

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Iran said Thursday it was surprised by Kuwaiti claims that it had been drilling in an offshore gas field claimed by the emirate, Iran News Agency (IRN

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Metulla residents will launch an indefinite general strike Thursday to press for a government commitment that any cross-border attacks after the Israe

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The Indiana Pacers trounced the Philadelphia 76ers 97-89 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals of the NBA playoffs Wednesday, and took the se

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King Abdullah II of Jordan is to visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, starting May 16, a Jordanian diplomat in UAE told AFP Wednesday. "Th

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Microsoft Wednesday called on a federal judge to reject a government proposal to dismantle the company and offered instead to modify some of its busin

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More than 200 Iranian clergymen have come out in support of reforms by President Mohammad Khatami, which are under increasing attack by hard-line cler

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Hizbollah guerrillas set at least one Israeli military vehicle on fire Wednesday evening when they pounded the position of Blat just inside the wester

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Mahmoud al-Zu’bi, who occupied the post of prime minister in Syria for 13 years, is to face trial on corruption charges, a move unprecedented since Pr

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Libya may finally be able to close the chapter that began with the downing of Pan Am flight 103. In the meantime US firms are missing out on lucrative forbidden to them due to the government trade ban

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Lebanon's former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri recently held talks with senior officials in Lebanon, Syria and Malaysia. It seems as if he has not retired yet, neither from politics nor from business. B

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The "price war crisis" in the Saudi milk market, which has spanned four months, appears to be nearing its end. In their 15th meeting yesterday, the 24 market players reached a two-year agreement reg