UAE

April 18, 2000

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 Oman's pioneers' soccer team advanced to Asia Cup Championship finals, after they thrashed Tajikistan 3-0 in Beirut Monday. It is the first time eve

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Iraq and Libya took advantage of a Security Council review of UN sanctions to press for the measures to be lifted and to condemn what they called US m

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 King Fahd of Saudi Arabia called on the government Monday to take measures to attract foreign investment in the country, the official SPA news age

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 Asian shares rose early Tuesday in line with Wall Street's gains, but Tokyo prices soon fell again and rallies elsewhere were subdued by worries that

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  Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, on his first visit to Iran, called on Monday for an end to regional tensions, Iranian state television reporte

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Lebanese Prime Minister Salim Hoss hailed Tuesday Israel's announcement of a troop pullout from occupied southern Lebanon by July 7 as the first Israe

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Concerned with the rapid depletion of water reserves, Saudi Authorities plan to launch a new series of measures to reduce consumption.  Though not specifying any particulars, Agriculture and Water Min

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Cisco, the American IT giant, is expected to affirm its solid commitment to the Egyptian IT and telecommunication sectors.  Next week, the Egyptian telecom and information Ministry is expected to sign

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A recent study highlighted the significance of the livestock sector to the economies of certain Arab nations.  Arab world livestock consists of 48 million cow heads, 15 million sheep heads, 88 million

April 17, 2000

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Nine Palestinians were wounded in clashes with Israeli troops on Palestinian Prisoners Day Monday in Bethlehem and an Israeli soldier was wounded in a

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  Spain's 6th seeded Fernando Vicente won Casablanca's title at a 350,000 dollars ATP tennis tournament, defeating France's Sebastien Grosjean 6-4, 4

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Iran's outgoing conservative parliament on Monday approved a series of tough new measures against the press amid a renewed crackdown on pro-reform

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Doctors in Egypt say that a big black market has emerged in corneas for transplant as a result of a serious shortage, according to a BBC report on Sat

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 Asian stock markets recorded some of their most severe losses ever on Monday after the carnage on Wall Street, with Tokyo's Nikkei average closing ne

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 Indiana captured a first-ever Eastern Conference regular-season title and Miami sealed the second seed as the race for National Basketball Associat