UAE

May 8, 2000

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Poor diet and lack of exercise are related to just as many cancer cases as smoking, according to a new statement by the Food and Nutrition Science All

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Meetings of the Syrian-Turkish joint committee are due to start Monday under the co-chairmanship of the minister of Economy, Muhammad Imadi, and the T

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Yemen's top religious leaders have issued an edict (fatwa) banning normalization with Israel, an apparent reaction to the government of the Arab state

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Members of nine Arab parliaments appealed to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Monday to seek the immediate lifting of sanctions on Iraq which they s

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Miami Heat burned the New York Knicks 87-83 in the opener of the second-round playoff series in Miami Tuesday and will try for a 2-0 lead in the best-

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Iranian Culture Minister Ataollah Mohajerani, one of the main betes noires of the conservatives, Sunday roundly denied press reports earlier in the da

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The judge in the trial of 13 Iranian Jews rejected a defense request Monday for the closed-door proceedings to be made open to the public, court spoke

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Switzerland's Martina Hingis who reclaimed the world No. 1 title seized the Betty Barclay Cup after shattering Spain's Aranxta Sanchez-Vicario in stra

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Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and Syrian president Hafez Assad will meet in Cairo Monday for talks on the peace process.  Assad and Mubarak were e

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian President Yasser Arafat agreed during a two-hour summit late Sunday to renew peace talks Monday, Bar

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Thousands of southern Lebanon residents demonstrated Sunday outside the headquarters of the UN Interim Forces to ask for the international community's

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Syria is committed to cooperating with the UN forces tasked with helping restore peace and security in southern Lebanon when Israeli troops withdraw b

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A Syrian ship carrying 165 tons of nitric acid lost a part of its load Saturday before sinking off the Egyptian Mediterranean coast, the Egyptian pres

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The Kuwaiti Livestock Transport & Trading Company will distribute 15 percent of its profits to its shareholders for the year ending December 31, 1999. Faisal Abdullah Al-Khozam, the Company's Boa

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Various Arab states are currently in the habit of investing heavily in railroad infrastructure to improve current facilities and to link remote areas.   In Iraq, the Public Enterprise for Railroads c