Lebanon

July 17, 2001

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Arab Digital Distribution (ADD), a regional pay-TV platform management company, announced a deal with ECOnet, a telecom and satellite solutions firm, as a new distributor for Lebanon.

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Employees of the Lebanese Electricity Corporation recently went on strike to protest a cut in company perks that were previously offered to them.

July 16, 2001

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Iraqi singer Kathem Al Saher’s concert in Tyre on Friday was a smashing success, to say the least. A crowd of over 4,000 filled with high expectations received Saher with a roaring cheer.

July 15, 2001

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement said Saturday that it had a videotape documenting the organization's kidnapping of three Israeli soldiers from the occ

July 14, 2001

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The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has granted Lebanon $3.4 million to reduce the nation’s energy bill.

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A final draft of the Lebanese-Iraqi trade accord has been submitted for approval to Iraqi authorities.

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Lebanese MP Nassib Lahoud and his political allies will formally launch the Democratic Renewal Movement on Sunday.

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British star Sting rocked Friday evening the majestic Roman Temple of Jupiter in the first of his two sold-out concerts at the heart of the eastern city of Baalbek.

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Lebanese singer Diana Haddad is planning to star in her first movie, Mamnou Al Intezar (Waiting Forbidden), under the direction of Hamed Said

July 13, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud concluded a two-day visit to Tunisia Thursday after rounds of talks with his Tunisian counterpart Zine El Abidine bin

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Israel-India relations, which have been nurtured over the years, could be threatened because of media allegations that Indian UNIFIL troops took bribe

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The Cellis company has denied official figures published by the Lebanese Minister of Telecommunication and Wireless Communication regarding the number of mobile phone subscribers of the firm.

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The Dubai-based Al-Habtoor Group is planning to open in September 2001 a new luxury hotel at Sin Al-Fil in the center of Beirut.

July 12, 2001

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The United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon rejected Thursday Israeli allegations that Lebanese Hizbollah fighters bribed troops from its Indian

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British rock star Sting arrived here Thursday to give two sold-out 4,500 seat weekend concerts at Lebanon's summer music festival in eastern Baalbek.