UAE

May 1, 2000

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 Iraq prefers to repair a disused oil terminal on the Gulf rather than reopen a pipeline through Syria to boost its UN-controlled oil exports, Midd

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The Franco-Belgian group TotalFinaElf has proposed investments of eight billion dollars as Saudi Arabia wound up talks with oil majors on the opening

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The playoffs in the National Basketball Association games continued in different venues Sunday resulting in the Kings, Wolves and Knicks achieving a t

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak tried Monday to reassure his people that the country's liquidity problems were under control, saying there would be n

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US administration has declared Sunday AIDS a national and global security threat, saying it has the potential to destabilize governments.  President C

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The main suspect in the trial of 13 Iranian Jews, Hamid Tefilin, confessed Monday before the Shiraz revolutionary court to the charge of spying for Is

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Russia's Marat Safin conquered Barcelona's Seat-Godo Open 2000 Sunday, beating Spain's Juan Carlos Ferrero (6-3, 6-3, 6-4) in an hour and 43 minutes.

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak moved to quell opposition in his shaky coalition to the planned transfer of land near Jerusalem to the Palestinians,

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US and British warplanes based in Turkey have bombed civilian sites in northern Iraq, without leaving casualties, an Iraqi military spokesman said Mon

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Australian Prime Minister John Howard plans to tell Palestinian President Yasser Arafat to seize the moment for peace when the two meet Monday in Gaza

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Five more brothers and sisters of Tunisian journalist Taoufik Ben Brick joined him on hunger strike over press liberty in Tunisia from Monday, his sis

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Top Israeli and Palestinian negotiators resumed talks Monday in the Red Sea town of Eilat to try to forge a draft peace agreement in the next two wee

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Emirati President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahyan called Sunday for a system of regular Arab summits, when he met Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Ab

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The United States cannot confirm that Syrian President Hafez al-Assad suffered a cerebral haemorrhage earlier this month and thinks him "still firmly

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II, inaugurating in Amman Sunday the 103rd conference of the International Parliamentary Union (IPU) with the participation of