Lebanon

July 23, 2001

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More than 200 Kurds gathered at UN House in Beirut on Sunday to demand the release of Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of the Kurdistan Workers

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Civil service appointments will be the latest test of domestic political stability in Lebanon, as the country's three top leaders face the challenge o

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s latest report on Lebanon encourages the government to press ahead with restructuring and privatization, Lebane

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If you're seeking something different from ordinary Arabic music, as well as a new perspective on Arabic politics, you might hear and see the Lebanese hit single Khelsset Sentel 2000

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The Lebanese foreign exchange market remained relatively stable in the week ending July 19. The Interbank foreign exchange rate rose to close between Lebanese Pounds 1,512.25-1,514.25.

July 22, 2001

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Lebanon’s interior ministry and the World Bank will begin a $130 million program to install a comprehensive traffic signal system in Greater Beirut, s

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Unlike previous Latin concerts in Lebanon, Albita has dug up her Cuban roots and fuelled them with modern day jazzy tunes.

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Lebanon's economy will grow by 1.3 percent in 2001, snapping a two-year streak of zero or negative economic growth, according to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) draft report obtained Saturday, ju

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<b>Date:</b> Jul 17 - Jul 22, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Forum de Beyrouth, Charles Helou Avenue, Beirut, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The 6th International Jewelry and Watches Exhibition for the Midd

July 21, 2001

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Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates are preparing to sign an accord on judicial cooperation, a visiting UAE minister said in Beirut on Friday.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will visit France Sunday for talks with French officials on the situation in the Middle East.

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Israel has spent $286 million to reinforce about half of the 110-kilometer border with Lebanon with an electric fence, minefields and new military out

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Diana Haddad’s latest album Akhbar Helwa (Good News) opens with its title song, which looks to be one of the album’s greatest hits.

July 20, 2001

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Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Information and Culture, arrived in Beirut Thursday on a three-day visit to Lebanon.

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The Lebanese government moved a step closer to firing the board of Electricite du Liban for mismanagement Thursday as the company’s union delayed stri