May 17, 2000
Asian soccer got a new home Wednesday when Malaysia's king opened the 18-million (4.7m dollar) headquarters of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
Scott Sharp turned in the fastest lap of the week in practice for Saturday's Indianapolis 500 trials, edging two champions from a rival series. Sharp
Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is battling to get past the authorities to box in Scotland next month, but he has been encouraged by
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the European Union (EU) are to meet in Brussels on May 22 for talks aimed at finalizing a long delayed free-tra
Member of European Parliament Chris Heaton-Harris said on Wednesday he is hoping to persuade UEFA to switch England's Euro 2000 clash with Germany fro
The Israeli parliament voted overwhelmingly Wednesday in favor of opposition bills on two of the thorniest issues in peace talks with the Palestinians
King Abdullah of Jordan is to visit Damascus Sunday for talks with Syrian President Hafez Assad on the peace process, a Jordanian official said Wednes
Arab states and Turkey have formally accepted Lebanon's membership in a regional power-sharing club and tentatively endorsed Libya's adhesion, Jordan'
Lebanese Future Television's satellite station will face legal measures if it fails to tone down news content that the government says is "harming the
The Arab world has fallen behind in the race for knowledge in a world more and more dependent on technology, a leading Arab expert on management said
The Omani port of Salalah posted losses of more than five million dollars in 1999, its first operational year, after taking into account start-up cost
Olympic champion Susie O'Neill shattered the oldest record in swimming when she went under Mary T. Meagher's 200 meter butterfly world record in a new
Israel and the Palestinians are hoping to forge a permanent agreement on the final status of the Palestinian territories at secret negotiations in Sto
The High Egyptian-Lebanese Committee's summit, due on Wednesday, will primarily focus on political cooperation as the region readied itself for the Is
Thirty-one year-old Mexican Luis Hernandez, who scored 13 goals during the Mexican season, has just signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy club in Major L