Lebanon

July 31, 2001

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The US House of Representatives on Monday passed a resolution calling for the United Nations to give Israel an unedited video filmed in Lebanon by a U

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Lebanese singer Hanin will soon bring the sultry sounds of salsa to the Middle East, performing with her Cuban group in Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia and the UAE

July 30, 2001

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Israeli sources said Monday that the Jewish state's warplanes had dropped bombs on the occupied Shabaa Farms in south Lebanon “by mistake.”

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Lebanon has once again become a center of opium trafficking, say Western diplomatic sources.

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Lebanonese Maronite leader Nasrallah Sfeir said Sunday that his state had not yet fully recovered from its 15-year civil war.

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Lebanon’s Banque Audi S.A.L. posted profits of $16.57 million for the first six months of 2001. The figure represents a 9.5 percent drop in comparison to the corresponding period of last year.

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Lebanon’s largest bank, BLOM Bank S.A.L., posted net profits of $39.48 million for the first half of 2001—a mere 0.5 percent rise compared to the $39.25 million figure in the corresponding period of l

July 29, 2001

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A confessed Egyptian secret service agent, Adnan Shaker Sultani, who assassinated a key Lebanese publisher during the rule of the late Jamal Abdel-Nas

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Lebanon will host the Arab world’s first anti-globalization forum in the first week of November, before the World Trade Organization conference in Doh

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The United Nations Security Council is expected to approve a call by Secretary General Kofi Annan to amend the mandate of UNIFIL from a peacekeeping m

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Some 6000 people wept, screamed, adored and died a thousand deaths, as Fairuz, Lebanon’s ambassador to the stars, illuminated the Beiteddine festival

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In a positive week for Arab stock markets, the Saudi, Lebanese and Palestinian bourses were the best performers. Saudi Arabia’s NCFEI all-share index rose 2.9 percent to reach 2,468.97 points, its hig

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The former Lebanese Prime Minister Salim Hoss has appealed to Qatar to scrap its plans to hold a World Trade Organization (WTO) conference in November if Israel takes part, a Qatari paper reported Sat

July 28, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud on Saturday voiced his appreciation for the UAE's support for clearing landmines from south Lebanon.

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The United Nations has warned Israel not to stage another attempt to annex the divided village of Ghajar.