UAE

May 9, 2000

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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,

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Deportivo Coruna were held to a 2-2 draw at their home ground to Real Zaragoza in the Spanish soccer league title race Sunday in Barcelona. Deportivo

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UN special envoy Terje Roed-Larsen said Monday that peace in southern Lebanon would depend on the restraint of all countries concerned.  Roed-Larsen

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France's Nantes ended the French Cup fairytale of Fourth Division Calais, Sunday in Paris, with a penalty kick, awarded by substitute Alain Caveglia s

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Three suspects were detained here Monday in connection with the "ILOVEYOU" computer virus that wreaked havoc on computer systems around the world, as

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Some 1,000 students demonstrated in the troubled Yemeni town of Dhaleh on Monday to protest at deadly clashes with security forces in which one of the

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Dubai Ports Authority (DPA) signed a 20-year contract on Monday to manage and operate the port of Djibouti, during a visit to the Gulf emirate by Djib

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Rookie Dale Earnhardt Jr drove over 50 laps of the NASCAR Pontiac Excitement 400, seizing the Winston Cup after coming first with a speed of 99.374 mi