Lebanon

July 26, 2001

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Lebanese businesspeople want the industry ministry to move its headquarters from the Adlieh neighborhood to Beirut Port to help boost exports.

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A Lebanese wild pig hunter accidently shot his brother dead during an outing near Nabatieh in south Lebanon on Wednesday.

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Lebanon’s military tribunal sentenced three men on Wednesday for collaborating with Israel and entering the Jewish state.

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement has condemned Qatar’s decision to allow Israel to take part in the World Trade Organization (WTO) conference in Doha t

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Lebanon’s Parliament votes Thursday on a draft law that would limit the death penalty to certain crimes.

July 25, 2001

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Lebanon’s Education Ministry has fixed official holidays and the start and end of the academic school year for public schools.

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The United Nations team investigating the dispute over a videotape shot in the wake of the capture of three Israeli soldiers on October 7 left Lebanon

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The latest musical achievement from Lebanese singer Melhem Barakat is a rich, interesting, but rather unoriginal album entitled Ahla Thuhour (The Beautiful Appearance).

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Lebanon’s Finance Minster, Fuad Saniora, offered on Tuesday, July 24, $400 million eurobonds with seven years to maturity.

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The Lebanese fundamentalist movement Hizbullah on Tuesday, July 24, said Qatar's decision to accept the presence of an Israeli delegation at the upcoming World Trade Organization (WTO) conference in D

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The Brazil-Arab Nation Forum, a two-day summit bringing together business and political leaders seeking to boost trade, has opened Tuesday, July 24 in Rio de Janeiro.

July 24, 2001

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Jordan’s Social Security Corporation (SSC) on Monday purchased 400,000 Arab Bank shares from Kuwait's General Assembly for Investments in a deal worth

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Lebanonese Defense Minister Khalil Hrawi rejected Monday calls by several MPs to shorten the current one-year term of compulsory military service for

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Monday that a French-led international effort to boost Lebanon's economy would not resume before the fall, p

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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan recommended on Monday extending the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) for a six-month pe