UAE

May 15, 2000

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Though stripped of his political posts, Sudan's veteran Islamist ideologue Hassan Turabi still commands the admiration of a diehard core of followers.

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Sporting Lisbon was crowned Portuguese first-division champions for the 17th time, overpowering FC Porto with a 4-0 win Sunday at Porto-outfit Salguei

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Sweden's Jesper Parnevik parred the third playoff hole Sunday to claim his second title of the year and extend David Love III's title drought who pond

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The Israeli cabinet on Monday approved the transfer of two Palestinian villages near Jerusalem to full Palestinian control, a move that could weaken P

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The Phoenix Suns were saved from being swiped out of the NBA playoffs when they routed the Los Angeles Lakers 117-98 in the Western Conference semifin

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Lazio won the Italian league for the first time in 26 years, clinching the second title in club history, Sunday after thrashing Reggina 3-0 in Rome, w

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British Foreign Office Minister Peter Hain said after meeting Syrian leaders on Sunday he was optimistic about prospects for peace between Syria and I

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Close ties between Saudi Arabia and Iran should help topple the Iraqi president, a leading opposition figure said Sunday in Kuwait, where Western anal

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The chief Palestinian negotiator with Israel, Yasser Abed Rabbo, has resigned from his post in protest over the way the negotiations have been handled

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Israel on Sunday released a senior leader of the Islamic Resistant Movement, Hamas, accused of planning the kidnapping and killing of two Israeli sold

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The worst clashes between Palestinians and Israeli troops for months were expected to escalate on Monday as Palestinians mark the 52nd anniversary of

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By Noura Wazani Jordan denied on Monday that authorities arrested and tortured an Iraqi weightlifter who was in Amman to take part in a competition there, as claimed by an Iraqi newspaper the same day

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Iran recently announced its aim to export $100 million worth of carpets to the USA per year, following the removal of the US ban on Iranian carpets imports adopted last March. Nasrallah Zada, th

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Kuwait Airways' fiscal projections for 2000-1 have been presented to parliament, and as has been the case in the past, the figures will be the subject of much scrutiny. Kuwait Airways Corp. (KAC

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Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC est. 1976) announced new agreements with two Thai firms to supply them with 600,000 tonnes of urea per year. The Saudi industrial giant, which is 70% st