UAE

April 28, 2000

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat declared Thursday he was hopeful Israel might match its retreat from southern Lebanon with a withdrawal from the P

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UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan is to convene the Security Council next month to decide on peacekeeping efforts in south Lebanon after the Israeli arm

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A lack of investment in scientific research in the Arab world was the major lament of 300 experts who gathered in Sharjah for the creation of an Arab

April 27, 2000

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Syria is ready to provide the guarantees Israel wants concerning water from the occupied Golan Heights in a peace deal, Israeli Arab Member of Parliam

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France's Renault SA announced on Thursday it will invest 300 million dollars over the next five years in its newly acquired Samsung Motors Inc. "We pl

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Three leading officers of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's Fatah movement were imprisoned Wednesday after the Beirut military court found them gu

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Egypt's grand mufti, Sheikh Nasr Farid Wassel, branded smokers as "sinners" in remarks published Wednesday and announced the launch of a countrywide a

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By Amjad Baker  The Palestinian Olympic Committee said it opposed a commemorative monument set up at Sydney Olympic Park and called for the games to b

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A resistance fighter of the Hizbollah movement was killed Wednesday in an Israeli air attack on one of the group's strongholds in southern Lebanon, sa

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Four reported outbreaks of unusual infections around the world have illustrated the surprising potential of new microbes to emerge and old ones to ret

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Latrell Sprewell outdid Vince Carter one-on-one down the stretch Wednesday night at New York, scoring 13 of New York's final 17 points, including the

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Turkey's governing coalition will be seeking to defeat rebel MPs and secure an outright victory for their opposition-backed candidate in Thursday's pr

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Palestinian prisoners and detainees in Israeli jails plan to go on an open hunger strike early in May in protest against Israeli policies that is usin

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Tunisian journalist Taoufik Ben Brick confirmed Thursday that he had resumed his hunger strike in protest over the confiscation of his passport, after

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President Jacques Chirac of France condemned the "continuing colonization" of the occupied territories as a threat to the Middle East peace process af