Lebanon

June 21, 2001

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Belarus Prime Minister Vladimir Ermoshin ended his two-day visit to Lebanon Wednesday, June 20, after a meeting with Lebanese President Emile Lahoud. He delivered an open invitation for Lahoud to visi

June 20, 2001

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Seven of the ten thousand Syrian troops stationed in Beirut have left the capital in an unexpected redeployment that started on June 14, Lebanese offi

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Marcel Khalifeh will perform two benefit concerts for the Palestinian people this July in Amman.

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The Arab world wastes more than half of its water resources every year through inefficient irrigation, leaking pipes and consumer carelessness, the organizer of a conference on water said Tuesday, Jun

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A senior executive of France Telecom arrived in Beirut Tuesday, June 19, for talks with the Lebanese officials after Lebanon tore up GSM contracts last week with a local subsidiary of the French compa

June 19, 2001

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Syria has completed a pullout of its troops from Beirut and surrounding areas, Lebanese officials were quoted as saying on Tuesday.

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Twenty-eight survivors of the Sabra and Shatilla massacres in Beirut 19 years ago lodged an official complaint against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sh

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A Lebanonese police spokesman said 17 women were recently on prostitution charges.

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The United States said Monday it would closely follow the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Beirut, an action that appeared to have stalled Sunday.

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on Monday stressed the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Lebanon, as well as the national unity among the Le

June 18, 2001

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Burkina Faso police dispersed last week about 300 enraged local merchants who destroyed windows and signs on most Lebanese businesses in the city to p

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Israel on Monday slammed as "slanted" a BBC documentary suggesting Prime Minister Ariel Sharon should be indicted for the massacre of Palestinian refu

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Qatar and Lebanon will activate a maritime fiber optic link in August.

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Lebanon’s Speaker Nabih Berri called Sunday for the creation of a national front to face any “Israeli aggression on Lebanon and Syria.”

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Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir said Sunday that Syria's redeployment away from Beirut was a positive move, and that he hoped Lebanese an