UAE

May 11, 2000

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Egypt's Awqaf Minister Mahmoud Hamdi Zaqzouq ordered Wenesday that one thousand more private mosques in 22 governorates of Egypt be brought under the

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A Tunisian journalist who has been on hunger strike for 39 days was refused entry to Algeria on Thursday, media watchdog Reporters without Borders (RS

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Leah Rabin, widow of Israel's slain Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, has been diagnosed with lung cancer, Israel's Ha'aretz newspaper said Thursday.  72

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Another 12 people including five members of the security forces and six Islamic extremists died in the latest violence in Algeria, according to press

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Lebanese women activists lobbied outside Parliament Wednesday in another attempt to garner support for the amendment of laws which discriminate agains

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The Emirati Federal National Council (FNC) recommended Wednesday the formation of a special committee to maintain international attention on the issue

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Israel is prepared to conduct talks with Egypt about arms control, in which the two countries will present their differing views, the daily Haaretz re

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Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails continued Wednesday their hunger strike, which started since the beginning of this month as a protest to their

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Iran said Thursday it was surprised by Kuwaiti claims that it had been drilling in an offshore gas field claimed by the emirate, Iran News Agency (IRN

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Metulla residents will launch an indefinite general strike Thursday to press for a government commitment that any cross-border attacks after the Israe

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The Indiana Pacers trounced the Philadelphia 76ers 97-89 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals of the NBA playoffs Wednesday, and took the se

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King Abdullah II of Jordan is to visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, starting May 16, a Jordanian diplomat in UAE told AFP Wednesday. "Th

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Microsoft Wednesday called on a federal judge to reject a government proposal to dismantle the company and offered instead to modify some of its busin

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More than 200 Iranian clergymen have come out in support of reforms by President Mohammad Khatami, which are under increasing attack by hard-line cler

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Hizbollah guerrillas set at least one Israeli military vehicle on fire Wednesday evening when they pounded the position of Blat just inside the wester