Lebanon

June 18, 2001

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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

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived in Tehran on Monday for talks with Iranian officials on bilateral and regional issues.

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Egyptian actor Ashraf Abdel Baqi has convinced the Lebanese singer Assi Al Hillani to costar in his new film Joz Eyoun (Two Eyes), directed by Said Hamed,

June 17, 2001

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Syria is reportedly planning to pull all its troops out of Beirut within the next 48 hours.

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A Lebanese farmer was seriously wounded on Sunday when he stepped on a landmine while watering his field.

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Zamalek has sent an envoy to negotiate with Lebanon’s Njmeh in a deal to buy its strikers Erol and Sunday, who performed the best in the Lebanese seas

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The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned the military trial of a New York-based Lebanese reporter charged with "dealing with the enemy

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France Telecom's subsidiary in Lebanon protested Thursday, June 14, at the Lebanese government's decision to tear up the contracts of the two GSM operators in the country halfway through in order to a

June 16, 2001

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A Beirut military court on Friday sentenced a former Palestinian DFLP official to 15 years in prison for spying for Israel.

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Around 100 Syrian soldiers and 15 tanks that had been stationed in Lebanon crossed the border into Syria before dawn Saturday.

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Former Lebanese prime minister Salim Hoss urged the government on Friday to probe allegations that Solidere, the company now rebuilding Beirut, misapp

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Lebanon’s Agriculture Minister Ali Abdullah said on Friday that donor countries’ failure to support development projects in the Bekaa area was respons

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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is to serve as acting defense minister, for the first time since an Israeli commission found him unfit to hold the

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Lebanese singer Pascal Meshaalani will travel to Italy to start filming a video for one of her upcoming album’s songs, Qalby, which is expected to be released by next week

June 14, 2001

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Syrian troops based in Beirut and surrounding, mainly Christian-populated areas, began pulling out overnight, heading eastward in a redeployment deman