UAE

May 15, 2000

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Emerging 14-year-old Leisel Jones won the 100m breast-stroke final at Australia's Olympic swimming trials in Sydney on Monday to become the youngest A

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Prime Minister Salim Hoss called Monday for measures against a satellite television station owned by his predecessor, Rafik Hariri, which he accused o

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Saudi Arabia welcomed Monday the announcement by Iran that it had stopped all drilling at the Dorra offshore gas field which Riyadh, Kuwait and Tehran

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Iranian supervisory council said Sunday it would announce the results of its recount this week, AP reported.   The Guardian Council "decided to anno

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A parliamentary committee has voted to exempt foreign oil companies from having to appoint local agents for the multi-billion dollar development of Ku

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Danish police are on a state of maximum alert ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Cup final between Turkish giants Galatasaray and Arsenal of the English Premie

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Moroccan journalists will stage a 1-hour strike Tuesday to express solidarity with colleagues Mustapha Alaoui and Khalid Mechbal and protest against t

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Ministers of electricity and energy from six Arab countries and Turkey gathered Monday in Jordan to discuss regional power-sharing, officials said. 

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami suffered a mild heart problem last week and spent several hours at a Tehran clinic, a hospital source familiar with

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A UN-sponsored meeting in London Sunday aimed at clearing the way for a referendum on the future of the disputed Western Sahara ended without any conc

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Britain's Richard Burns, driving a Subaru Impreza WRC, won the Argentina Rally to extend his lead in the 2000 World Championship to 14 points on Sunda

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The chief Palestinian negotiator with Israel, Yasser Abed Rabbo, has resigned in protest over the establishment of a second negotiating channel, his o

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Deportivo Coruna managed only a draw on Sunday but stayed three points clear of the nearest challenger Barcelona who stood at the top of the Spanish f

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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