Aug 17, 2000
GAZA [MENL] -- Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat plans to declarestatehood on Sept. 13, a leading Arab newspaper reported on Thursday.
Aug 22, 2000
CAIRO [MENL] -- Morocco has reported a large oil and gas discovery near theeastern border with rival Algeria.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The three Iranian judges hearing an appeal by Jewssentenced to prison on espionage charges remain divided over the validity ofthe case presented by the defense.
Sep 04, 2000
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The spiritual leader of Lebanon's Shi'ites has reportedlydied,ending a simmering dispute over leadership of the Shi'ite world.