UAE

May 9, 2000

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Egypt's prime minister Atef Obeid said the government is prepared to shoulder initial costs of preparations for opening foreign markets before Egyptia

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI met Algeria's parliament speaker Bashir Boumaaza on Monday, a fresh sign of warming ties between the two regional rivals.  

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European Union's Middle East envoy Miguel Moratinos arrived in Beirut Monday for talks with senior Lebanese officials on the peace process with Israel

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Lebanon will continue its policy of monetary stability despite the pressures the Lebanese pound has come under as a result of Israel's pledge to withd

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Iraq is ready to give all the help it can to alleviate the sufferings of the Lebanese people after last week's Israeli attacks on the country, the off

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OPEC could raise its oil output towards the end of the year rather than during the summer months, Algerian Energy Minister Chakib Khelil said Monday. 

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The United Arab Emirates and Yemen discussed prospects for cooperation in oil and gas in Yemen Monday, the official SABA news agency reported. "Cooper

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Israel held secret talks with Hizbollah last month that ultimately were derailed by the Syrians, a European radio station is to reveal Tuesday, based

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A delegation of the human rights group Amnesty International visited western Algeria Monday, a week into its first mission in the country since the gr

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 A delegation of Russia's lower chamber of parliament, the Duma, arrived here Monday with a message from newly installed Russian President Vladimir

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Syria warned Israel Monday against any "trickery" when it withdraws from southern Lebanon in July, during a summit here between Presidents Hafez al-As

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The latest statistics published by Visa International, forecast that the value of e-commerce and Internet-related activities throughout the Middle East region would hit $1 billion by 2002. According

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Bahrain's efforts to diversify its economy away from the oil sector have proven successful in recent years. Aluminum Bahrain Company (Alba) represents one such successful diversification effort.   In

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In the second of three phases of Sheikh Mohammed's IT education project, Cisco Systems, the world-wide leader in networking for the Internet, will establish 24 new "E-schools" in the Emirate of Dubai

May 8, 2000

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Sudan's President Omar al-Beshir plans to appoint a replacement for his rival Hassan al-Turabi as the ruling party's secretary general before October,