UAE

May 1, 2000

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak tried Monday to reassure his people that the country's liquidity problems were under control, saying there would be n

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US administration has declared Sunday AIDS a national and global security threat, saying it has the potential to destabilize governments.  President C

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The main suspect in the trial of 13 Iranian Jews, Hamid Tefilin, confessed Monday before the Shiraz revolutionary court to the charge of spying for Is

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Russia's Marat Safin conquered Barcelona's Seat-Godo Open 2000 Sunday, beating Spain's Juan Carlos Ferrero (6-3, 6-3, 6-4) in an hour and 43 minutes.

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak moved to quell opposition in his shaky coalition to the planned transfer of land near Jerusalem to the Palestinians,

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US and British warplanes based in Turkey have bombed civilian sites in northern Iraq, without leaving casualties, an Iraqi military spokesman said Mon

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Australian Prime Minister John Howard plans to tell Palestinian President Yasser Arafat to seize the moment for peace when the two meet Monday in Gaza

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Five more brothers and sisters of Tunisian journalist Taoufik Ben Brick joined him on hunger strike over press liberty in Tunisia from Monday, his sis

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Top Israeli and Palestinian negotiators resumed talks Monday in the Red Sea town of Eilat to try to forge a draft peace agreement in the next two wee

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Emirati President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahyan called Sunday for a system of regular Arab summits, when he met Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Ab

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The United States cannot confirm that Syrian President Hafez al-Assad suffered a cerebral haemorrhage earlier this month and thinks him "still firmly

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II, inaugurating in Amman Sunday the 103rd conference of the International Parliamentary Union (IPU) with the participation of

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Birzeit-Palestine Pharmaceutical Company (BPC) last week procured 62 percent of the Eastern Chemicals Company for Pharmaceuticals. The value of the deal is estimated at more than JD1 million, A-Sharq

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The Moroccan government recently released its semi-annual budget to the parliament for the second half of the current year, Al-Hayat newspaper reported. The new budget, presented by the Prime Minister

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HSBC Middle East launched its 12th ATM in Qatar at the new commercial Loulou (Pearl) Center. Steve Natel, Personal Banking Services Manager, stated that Loulou Center was selected for its accessible l