Lebanon

November 29, 2001

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Egyptian singer Naser Abdo is due in France for a TV carnival within a few days to perform a set of folksongs based on the five-note scale of Pharaonic origin.

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Dubai Shopping Festival 2002 will host the show play Alfa Lailah Wa Lailah (Arabian Nights) by the Lebanese Karakalla Dance troupe.

November 28, 2001

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Zamalek has succeeded in attracting Zambian striker Farid Mawali to its soccer team. Mawali will arrive in Lebanon soon to join the team’s training se

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Yemen\'s government has adopted a draft budget for 2002 providing for a deficit of 293 million dollars

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The Arab Music Institute will be opened in Cairo early next year with a big ceremony featuring top singers from the region such as Majida Al Roumi.

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The Riyadh-based Al-Waseet brokerage firm, mediating the sale and acquisition of industrial and commercial entities in the Middle East, recently published its fourth investments list for the year 2001

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Syria’s General Organization for Trade and Distribution (GOTA), the state-owned duty free shops operator, reported a $20 sales volume in the first nine months of 2001. Revenues were the result of a wi

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Syria’s General Organization for Trade and Distribution (GOTA), the state-owned duty free shops operator, reported a $20 sales volume in the first nine months of 2001. Revenues were the result of a wi

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Interior Minister Michel Murr has warned Lebanese farmers against a return to the planting of opium poppy seeds, newspapers reported Monday, November 26.   \"Security forces will destroy all opium p

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The leader of the European Union delegation to Syria, Marc Pierini, blamed on Monday, November 16 the lack of substantive economic reforms in Syria for delays in negotiating an association agreement w

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Electrolux Medical Systems, the Luxembourg-headquartered medical refrigeration company, is set to expand its Middle East and North African distributor network. \"Expansion of our network is now top pr

November 27, 2001

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Saudi-Lebanese trade is set to increase this year. Saudis imported from Lebanon $62 million worth of goods in the first nine months of 2001, nearing 10 percent of total Lebanese exports during that pe

November 26, 2001

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Zamalek’s defender Bashir Tabei received an official offer from Turkey’s Denzli, after Denzli’s coach liked Tabei’s performance in the Friday match ag

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Lebanon's Qawalin Theatrical Troupe is causing a stir with its bittersweet play Visa, which deals with the lives of Lebanese people who want to leave the country to seek a "normal" life abroad.

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Electronic commerce in the Arab World will reach $5 billion in 2002, estimated senior economist at the National Commercial Bank in Saudi Arabia, Saeed Al-Sheik. In contrast, the Beirut-based IFP Co. e