UAE

May 12, 2000

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Clerics at Egypt's leading religious university appealed Thursday to President Hosni Mubarak to "purify" the Culture Ministry of those who insult Isla

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The leader of the Nation of Islam has admitted for the first time that his inflammatory rhetoric may have incited the murder of Malcolm X, the black c

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Israel's Supreme Court Thursday rejected an appeal by a one-time agent of the Mossad intelligence service against his five-year prison sentence impose

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Relatives of four Jordanian men jailed in Israel launched Friday a hunger strike to press for their release, the brother of one of the prisoners said

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Top-ranked Swiss player Martina Hingis advanced to the quarterfinals of the $1.08 million German Open as she struggled to oust the No. 23 seeded Croat

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Soggy weather couldn't keep thousands of tourists and locals from huddling with umbrellas to watch the anointed enter the Palais des Festivals Wednesd

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A common herb that has been used for medicinal purposes for more than 700 years is providing scientists with a new weapon in the battle against cancer

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The Tampa Bay Devil Rays beat the New York Yankees 1-0 at Fenway Park Thursday with the help of pitcher Steve Trachsel.  In a game that was replayed b

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak told an enthusiastic rally of Jews from the former Soviet Union Thursday he hoped another million Jews from their pr

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Israeli Arab leaders are demanding the dismissal of Northern Region police chief Alik Ron, after he shot and wounded an Arab motorist during a car cha

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A member of Iran's armed exiled opposition, the People's Mujahedeen, and two Iraqi bandits were arrested overnight Wednesday on the border with Iraq,

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Pakistan and Libya said Thursday they have agreed on steps to strengthen economic ties.  The announcement was made in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad

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Philippine authorities on Friday said they will investigate a group of computer programmers after one of its members admitted he may have accidentally

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US president Bill Clinton called Thursday for raising the limit on temporary visas for foreign skilled workers to 200,000 a year in the next three yea

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The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Utah Jazz 103-84 in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals Thursday, pushing the Jazz out of the NBA play