November 3, 1998 |
Two months after his career crashed in a scandal that shook Malaysia, Anwar Ibrahim stood Monday before a judge and jury of one to defend himself against charges of sodomy and corruption. "I'm in good health and expecting a good trial," the former deputy prime minister and finance minister said before hugging his wife and six children. Unlike the last time he appeared in court, with a black eye and bruises, he bore no apparent signs of police mistreatment.
February 14, 1996 |
Married May 29, 1949 At 15, Jehan Safwat Raouf was fascinated with politics, obsessed with devotion to her native Egypt. When she met Anwar Sadat, a 30-year-old revolutionary whom no one suspected would one day be president of the United Arab Republic, she was in awe. Days later, they were in love; months later, they were married.
October 26, 1994 |
President Clinton opened a four-day diplomatic mission to the Middle East with a visit early this morning to the tomb of Anwar Sadat, the former Egyptian president whose dramatic trip to Jerusalem in 1977 eventually cost him his life but planted seeds of peace that now have borne fruit.
February 12, 1993
Anwar al-Khatib, 76, a Palestinian who served as governor of Jerusalem under Jordanian rule and was an adviser to the Jordanian-Palestinian delegation to U.S.-backed peace talks in 1991. When Israel seized East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war, Khatib was Jerusalem's governor, or administrator. He later managed Jordan's interests in Jerusalem from a small office. Two years ago, a controversy arose over his role in busing 200,000 Palestinians from Jerusalem and the West Bank to Jordan.
December 26, 1992 |
It takes two to tango. And in a memorable scene in the new film "Scent of a Woman," British actress Gabrielle Anwar dances a very romantic tango with Al Pacino. Anwar, who starred in the 1991 film "Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken," is amazed at the attention the seven-minute sequence is receiving. "It was all so quick, that's why I am kind of baffled," Anwar says. The auditioning process, she adds, was extreme. "I had to go put myself on tape and fly to New York to meet with Al Pacino.
September 20, 1987 |
For Anwar Soliman, a fall from Grace was anything but a disaster. It was 14 months ago that Soliman departed as head of W. R. Grace & Co.'s restaurant division when his plan for a $775-million management buyout suddenly fell through. After 22 years at Grace, much of it helping the company amass restaurants like Del Taco, Coco's, JoJos and Gladstone's 4 Fish, he was out of a job. But not for long.
September 9, 1987 |
Newport Beach restaurateur Anwar Soliman on Tuesday increased his offer to buy New York-based Restaurant Associates Industries to $110 million, or $19 a share, despite management's belief that the company is virtually takeover proof. At the same time Soliman upped his offer from $91 million, the restaurant and newsstand chain unveiled a sweetened management buyout offer valued at $88 million in cash, or $16 a share. Two weeks ago, management proposed to take the firm private for $77 million.
October 29, 1986 |
The University of South Carolina spent about $313,000 to have the widow of slain Egyptian President Anwar Sadat lecture and teach a class for three semesters, school President James B. Holderman said Tuesday. Holderman made the figures public after a judge ruled that the public's right to know how much Jehan Sadat was paid was more compelling than the state university's arguments for keeping the terms of her employment private.