UAE

April 17, 2000

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   The release of 13 Lebanese prisoners, scheduled for Monday, has been delayed because of an appeal to the Supreme Court to keep them in detention

April 16, 2000

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     Long-time leaders Monaco won their seventh French league title on Saturday after a last gasp Dado Prso goal secured a 2-2 home draw with st

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   The application process for the Turkish presidential polls in May opened Sunday amid a search for a compromise candidate who can generate su

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   Pakistan's leader General Pervez Musharraf on Sunday played down chances of finding a solution to the problem of suspected terrorist leader Osam

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    Saudi Arabia is to set up two committees on human rights, amid charges of widespread abuse, Interior Minister Nayef bin Abdel Aziz said Sunda

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 Syrian wrestlers collected Saturday a total of 8 gold medals at an international competition held in their capital, Damascus, with the participatio

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    The telephone network in Saudi Arabia will be totally digital by the end of this year, the Saudi Telecommunications Company (STC) announced Sun

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   Representative Tony Hall on Sunday left Jordan for a trek across the desert to Baghdad on the first trip by a US official to assess the "suffer

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     Jordan's King Abdullah II flew to Egypt on Sunday for talks with President Hosni Mubarak on the latest developments in the Arab-Israeli peac

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   Israel has pulled out of a committee overseeing the ceasefire in Lebanon following an upsurge in Hizbollah attacks on its troops in southern Leb

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  By Amjad Baker  Three leading Jordanian boxers said Saturday they would quit the game in protest at "the deteriorating situation at the Jordanian B

April 15, 2000

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 World marathon record holder Khalid Khannouchi - his dreams of Olympic glory apparently wrecked by bureaucratic red tape - has instead set his sigh

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   The Palestinians asked China to play an increased role in peace negotiations with Israel during the first-ever visit Saturday by Chinese President

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     Five Israeli settlers ambushed and beat up an elderly Palestinian woman on Saturday in the northern West Bank town of Nablus in an apparent

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Egypt's Gezira team defeated its compatriot Ahli 53/51, snatching the title of the 14th Arab Basketball Championship in Dubai Friday. Gezira, the 1