June 22, 2001
Lebanon's parliament approved a 2001 budget on Thursday with a deficit equivalent to 51 percent of spending, following government pledges to reduce ex
The US government announced murder and conspiracy charges Thursday against 13 Saudis and one Lebanese man for the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing that kill
June 21, 2001
Tension over an alleged diversion of government funds erupted again during Wednesday's budget debate in the Lebanese Parliament, as Druze leader Walid
Jordan’s 20-day Shabib Festival, which will begin on July 1, will host a bevy of stars
Lebanese singer Nawal Al Zughbi has chosen Brazil as the site of videos for her new album, Tul Umri.
Gangs using sophisticated equipment are tapping into Lebanon's telecommunications network, causing losses of $250 million to the state coffers, according to Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri. His disclosur
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
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
Marcel Khalifeh will perform two benefit concerts for the Palestinian people this July in Amman.
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
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
Syria has completed a pullout of its troops from Beirut and surrounding areas, Lebanese officials were quoted as saying on Tuesday.
Twenty-eight survivors of the Sabra and Shatilla massacres in Beirut 19 years ago lodged an official complaint against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sh
A Lebanonese police spokesman said 17 women were recently on prostitution charges.
The United States said Monday it would closely follow the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Beirut, an action that appeared to have stalled Sunday.