UAE

April 30, 2000

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BMW's efforts to shed its loss-making British subsidiary Rover took another twist Saturday when the German firm announced it would start talks with Ph

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France's Olivier Marceau became the first Frenchman ever to win the men's world triathlon championship in Perth Sunday overwhelming two Australians.  

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Israeli and Palestinian negotiators began a new round of peace talks on Sunday, hours later than planned because of Palestinian protests over Israeli

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Delegates from 123 countries have gathered to discuss peace in the Middle East and international cooperation, at an interparliamentary conference, whi

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The standoff between Tunisian journalist Twafiq Bin Brick and the country's authorities has hardened after the reporter's brother announced he would

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Thousands of Iranian workers held a May Day march Sunday in central Tehran, chanting slogans against a recently passed law enabling employers with few

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Lebanon's Sagesee basketball team recovered late in the second half from their poor start to beat Tadamoun 81/78, Saturday, and advance into the semi

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The trial of 13 Iranian Jews accused of spying for Israel gets under way Monday behind closed doors, with officials continuing to insist it will be fa

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The new coordinator of Iraq's UN oil-for-food program aid on Sunday he hoped to improve the system under which Iraq feeds its people with proceeds fro

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Leading liberal Kuwaiti intellectuals and politicians vowed Sunday to form a new pressure group immediately to combat the fast-growing wave of Islamic

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Egypt is preparing to sell off a stake in fixed-line telecom monopoly Telecom Egypt, Prime Minister Atef Obeid said in comments published Saturday. "T

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The United States is delaying military deals with Israel in order to put pressure on the Jewish state to cancel its controversial arms deal with China

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Israeli soldiers swooped Sunday to remove a group of women Jewish settlers who had barricaded themselves inside a container in the center of the flash

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Russia seeking to help restart Syria-Israel talks  Russia is hoping to be able to persuade Syria to resume peace talks with Israel, with its new Mid

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Jerusalem's highest Islamic religious leader Mufti Ekrema Sabri has come out in support of the establishment of a supreme Muslim council for the estim