May 15, 2000
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
Prime Minister Salim Hoss called Monday for measures against a satellite television station owned by his predecessor, Rafik Hariri, which he accused o
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
Iranian supervisory council said Sunday it would announce the results of its recount this week, AP reported. The Guardian Council "decided to anno
A parliamentary committee has voted to exempt foreign oil companies from having to appoint local agents for the multi-billion dollar development of Ku
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
Moroccan journalists will stage a 1-hour strike Tuesday to express solidarity with colleagues Mustapha Alaoui and Khalid Mechbal and protest against t
Ministers of electricity and energy from six Arab countries and Turkey gathered Monday in Jordan to discuss regional power-sharing, officials said.
Iranian President Mohammed Khatami suffered a mild heart problem last week and spent several hours at a Tehran clinic, a hospital source familiar with
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
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
The chief Palestinian negotiator with Israel, Yasser Abed Rabbo, has resigned in protest over the establishment of a second negotiating channel, his o
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
Though stripped of his political posts, Sudan's veteran Islamist ideologue Hassan Turabi still commands the admiration of a diehard core of followers.
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