UAE

April 27, 2000

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Egypt's Foreign Minister Amr Mussa said here Wednesday he was optimistic about the Egyptian-Libyan initiative for ending the 17-year-old civil conflic

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George Habash, one of the most charismatic actors on the Middle East scene, announced Wednesday that he is to step down from the leadership of the rad

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The annual Gulf Air Cargo conference was opened this Wednesday to examine the airline's cargo capabilities. The two-day "Putting the World Under your Hands" conference was presided over by Gulf Air Ca

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Marriott International Company sales managers gathered earlier this week at the Doha Marriott as part of an annual forum to exchange views on possible means of improving the Marriott's service and act

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Hertz, the world's leader in car rentals, has strategically expanded its fleet of four-wheel-drive vehicles (4WD) in Jordan, in a move to capture and service the expected summer tourism rush to the Ki

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Despite adversity in past years, several positive market indicators forecast a boost in Qatar's insurance sector. Insurance market analysts anticipate and await a new boom in the local insurance marke

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Chairman of the Board of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Ahmed Al-Madfa, last week opened the 'Gulf Furniture and Furnishings Exhibition' at the Sharjah Expo Center. Several local an

April 26, 2000

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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei proclaimed Wednesday his full support for beleaguered reformist President Mohammad Khatami, state radio r

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Saudi Defense Minister Prince Sultan bin Abdel Aziz on Wednesday ruled out signing any kind of defense agreement with Iran.  "Any direct cooperation

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A symposium of some 300 Arab scholars on Wednesday announced the creation of a fund to promote scientific research in the Arab world.  Sheikh Sultan

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 Asian soccer finalists may spend a restless night in Beirut, awaiting the finals draw that will put them in three groups by Peter Philaban, the Sec

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Saudi Arabia will announce Sunday the results of negotiations with 12 foreign oil firms on multi-billion-dollar investment opportunities in its energy

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Iraq will be ready to cooperate with the UN Security Council once the decade-old embargo has been lifted, Ath-Thawra Iraqi newspaper said Wednesday. 

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Inter Milan's revolving door could see Argentina's Gabriel Batistuta arriving at the club as fellow striker Roberto Baggio makes his exit, the Italian

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After years of loud rock music, many people in their mid-forties are noticing hearing loss, sometime severe enough to require a hearing aid.  In an ar