Lebanon

September 19, 2001

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The ninth Francophone Summit will begin as scheduled, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the secretary-general of the Francophone League, announced upon his arriv

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New US ambassador to Beirut, Vincent Battle, accused Lebanon on Tuesday of continuing to shelter “terrorist organizations.”

September 18, 2001

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The spiritual guide of pro-Iranian Lebanese Shiites, Sheikh Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, issued a fatwa (decree) Tuesday prohibiting Muslims from aidin

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The remains of 68 World War II-era French soldiers were uncovered in the Lebanese city of Marjayoun Monday following a request from the French embassy

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud condemned all terrorist acts Monday but stressed the need to “distinguish between such acts and resistance activities

September 17, 2001

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"Ziad has always wanted to be a pilot," says father Samir Jarrah, refusing to speak in the past tense about his son, one of the suspected plane hijack

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Lebanese Druze leader, Walid Jumblatt, said on Sunday that the US Central Intelligence Agency and Israeli secret service bodies were behind last week’

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The family of Lebanese Ziad Jarrah denied on Sunday FBI claims that their son was a “ruthless and cunning Islamic extremist who hijacked an airliner w

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A Fateh official in the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon on Sunday escaped an assassination bid in which a bomb was concealed in a bouquet of flow

September 16, 2001

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Lebanon's Shiite Muslim guerrilla movement Hezbollah, in a first reaction to the terror attacks on the United States, on Sunday opposed giving Washing

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Lebanese singer Rami Ayyash and composer Ehsan Al Munther have decided to trade roles. The two artists are gearing up for a duet entitled Bahibbak Min Kul Qalbi

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The Lebanese government, struggling against dire economic conditions, passed Thursday, September 13, for the first time in years a tighter draft budget of 9.425 trillion pounds ($6.28 billion) for 200

September 15, 2001

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Lebanese soldiers arrested Friday about 4o Christian activists during a memorial service for President-elect Bashir Gemayel, who died in a 1982 explos

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Lebanon's anti-Syrian Druze leader Walid Jumblatt believes the CIA and Israel's secret service Mossad are behind the terrorist attacks in the United S

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Lebanese President Emil Lahhoud has decorated Egyptian director Yousef Shahin with the Lebanese National Cedars medallion in appreciation of his artwork