Lebanon

November 25, 2001

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LibanCell, Lebanon’s GSM mobile telephony operator, and the international Internet networking company Cisco Systems have announced the implementation of next generation GSM mobile services across the

November 24, 2001

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Students, angered by a police raid at Lebanon's Saint Joseph University on the eve of Independence Day, say they will stage a strike on Monday to prot

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An Afro-European committee representing the Meridian soccer tournament is inspecting facilities in Egypt’s cities to choose one as host to the 2003 ch

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In an unprecedented move, the Lebanese Central Bank has frozen three accounts belonging to Lebanese nationals who are suspected of involvement in laun

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Gaber Maamoun Nassar has captured the TV audience this Ramadan with the Egyptian series Justice Has Many Faces, which is on the screens of 25 Arab satellite channels.

November 23, 2001

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Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Wednesday, November 21 the partnership accord which Beirut is to sign with the European Union (EU) within two weeks would act as a catalyst for Lebanon's economic revi

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Kuwait's biggest oil refinery is due to resume operating at its former production capacity of 430,000 barrels per day (bpd) in October 2002 following last year's devastating explosion, KUNA news agenc

November 21, 2001

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Lebanese Defense Minister Khalil Al Hrawi on Wednesday denied reports the Lebanese army was planning to enter Palestinian refugee camps due to "the re

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The US administration must be prepared to provide strong backing to former central command chief Anthony Zinni in his Mideast peace mission, said The

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Palestinian President Yasser Arafat discussed on Wednesday with Sudan’s Omar Al Bashir the situation in the Palestinian lands.

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The curtain was raised Tuesday on a two-week run of the play Sinbad Abban Aan Jad, directed by Swiss legend Patrick Moher and scripted by the Lebanese actor, director and playwright Paul Mattar.

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A partnership agreement to be signed with the EU will give Lebanon a timely boost as it faces US pressure in the war against terrorism and the threat of financial crisis. "It is clear that this was a

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The volume of oil exported by Iraq under UN supervision surged last week from 10.9 million to 18.6 million barrels, the office administering the United Nations oil-for-food program said Tuesday, Novem

November 20, 2001

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The Amnesty International welcomed the move of the Syrian authorities of releasing nine “conscience’s prisoners,” and called for a wider move to inclu

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Hanin Abu Shaqra debuted last year by singing songs of several prominent Arab artists including Laila Murad, Asmahan and Mohammed Abdel Wahab, in a new style blending Arab and Cuban singing.