UAE

April 12, 2000

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US President Bill Clinton was encouraged by his talks Tuesday with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak on rescuing the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

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By: Noura Wazani   Jordanian officials denied on Tuesday a report charging that Russian crime syndicates and military officers have used Royal Jor

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Morocco's King, Mohammad VI is in Italy on a three-day official visit to ease the Kingdom's US$100 million debt burden with Italy. This visit comes amidst general efforts to pay off Morocco's public

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Tunisian Prime Minister, Mr. Mohammad Ghanouchi, met with a group of foreign investors in Tunis on April 10. According to the Tunisian Daily Nouvelles de Tunisie, the Premier ardently stressed the fav

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Algerian cell-phones may be busier, as subscribers are introduced to a new phone service.  The Algerian Post and Telecommunications Authority introduced a new service known as "Roaming GSM Internation

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The new Financial Law for the current budget, which was presented last week in parliament, includes a substantial increase in the Kingdom's budget, the Moroccan daily L'Economiste reported on April 7

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The Algerian Sonatrach and Canada's Ultramar Company (a subsidiary of the American Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Group), have signed a crude oil delivery contract (Sahara Blend quality) for a period of se

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To the delight of tourists and health club frequenters, Al Dana Tourist Resort will be completed in 18 months.   The new attraction will be created between the Shiekh Isa Ben Salman Bridge and the Shi

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Egypt continues with its efforts to promote exports.   On April 8, as part of these endeavors, the Egyptian Premier, Dr. Atef Ubied greeted a visiting Hungarian agriculture expedition, headed by Dr. J

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Recent statistics by the ministry of finance and industry indicate that the local industrial sector has been growing during the last few years.  At the "Made in the UAE Exhibition" in Abu Dhabi, offic

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The findings of a recent survey in Kuwait indicated a wide economic gap between Kuwaitis and expatriates.   The survey, prepared by the Ministry of Planning, showed that the monthly average expendit

April 11, 2000

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Saudi Arabia has enacted a new investment law to attract foreign capital on Tuesday, reducing taxation and allowing 100 percent foreign ownership o

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More than 30 years after the American Children's Television Workshop began airing its widely popular children educational and entertainment program in

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Tunisia, the hosting country for 14th Mediterranean Games, has just finished major preparations for the upcoming event, scheduled to take place betwe

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak arrived in Washington Tuesday for talks with US President Bill Clinton, in a bid to blow life in the deadlocked pea