Lebanon

July 5, 2001

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Lebanese Telecommunications Minister Jean-Louis Kordahi said Wednesday, July 4, the country's two mobile phone companies who recently had their contracts annulled would be compensated because Lebanon

July 4, 2001

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The head of the Lebanese Journalists Union said on Tuesday that there was evidence to prove that Israel was behind the abduction of four Iranian diplo

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A Lebanese army dragnet has nabbed 65 people suspected of involvement in clashes between the Amal and Hizbollah Shiite resistance movements, heighteni

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Two Lebanese performing arts festivals will start regaling thousands of people on Thursday night in the separate venues of Tyre and Baalbek.

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A leading international mobile telephone company recently criticized and described as “unfriendly” the Lebanese government’s decision to break contracts with two cellular telephone companies.

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A technical committee commissioned by the Lebanese Minister of Agriculture Ali Abdullah Ali has recently begun examining the potato disease widespread in Lebanon.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri was to chair a meeting Monday, July 2, on the fight against the return of cannabis and opium farming, which have been banned since 1992, a source from his team sai

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The Lebanese government announced Saturday, June 30, that it would fight gangs using sophisticated equipment to tap into Lebanon's telecommunications network and also to bring the matter before the pu

July 3, 2001

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Israeli Chief of Staff Shaul Mofaz on Tuesday said that the Lebanese Hizbollah movement was trying to infiltrate Israel and the Occupied Territories i

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Lebanon and the European Union (EU) may sign an economic association agreement before the end of July, an EU official said on Monday.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri received Monday an interior ministry report regarding the possibility of suing Israel for more than half a centur

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Former South Lebanon Army (SLA) militiamen and their families who fled to Israel in May 2000 have had their residency visas renewed for another two-an

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Lebanonese Interior Minister Elias Murr expressed sympathy on Monday for farmers forced by economic necessity to plant drug-related crops, but neverth

July 2, 2001

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An Indian soldier with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFEL) died on Monday after being shot during target practice in the south.

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A Lebanese military tribunal has sentenced two former South Lebanon Army (SLA) militia members in absentia to 20-year jail terms with hard labor for c