UAE

April 25, 2000

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A recent survey about the Arab Gulf pharmaceutical industry reveals a substantial expansion in the past decade. According to the study, the number of factories increased from 11 in 1990 to 31 by the e

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The Iranian Agriculture Minister, Issa Kalantri, has recently said that the government considers to purchase wheat from local farmers in high prices. This move is aimed at encouraging local production

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Maroc Telecom plans to introduce a prepaid telephone card in early May, the Moroccan Daily L'Economiste reported last week.  The new phone card, 'Kalimat,' will be compatible for use on regular telph

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An Egyptian economic delegation headed by the Egyptian Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Dr. Yusuf Butrus Ghali, will visit Baghdad on the April 27th, Al-Hayat newspaper reported. Comprised of 40

April 24, 2000

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Syria wants "true friendship" with France, with mutual respect for each other's interests, Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq al-Shara said Monday, on the

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Manchester United refused to let Chelsea ruin their title party at Old Trafford Monday as the Premiership champions rolled out 3-2 winners, their eigh

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Hundreds of Iranian theology students demonstrated in Tehran and across the nation on Monday to protest against reformers who attended a controversial

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EU ambassador Marc Pierini said Monday Syria has ratified a framework accord with the main EU-Mediterranean partnership-financing arm, enabling 10 pro

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Kuwait said on Sunday the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) policy towards Iraq is unchanged even though four of the six-member states have reopened thei

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Libyan leadership has decided to recall the head of its diplomatic mission in Doha following criticism of the North African Arab country in a popular

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Children who eat fruit high in vitamin C may experience less wheezing and asthma, say the authors of a large study published on April 20th in the medi

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Kuwaiti Arabi's defender, Muhammed Adiem broke the ever-lasting tie with a powerful header to defeat its competitor Tadamon 2-1 and celebrate the Kuwa

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Shelling from the Israeli-occupied zone of southern Lebanon damaged a mosque and a house near the port city of Tyre early Monday, police said. Two she

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Israel's chief negotiator Oded Eran said Monday it was possible that settlement of the thorny issue of the fate of Jerusalem with the Palestinians cou

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Cedric Pioline stormed to the biggest title win of his long career Sunday with a hard-fought victory against Dominik Hrbaty in the final of the $2.95