Lebanon

June 16, 2001

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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

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Lebanon will sign a free trade agreement with Iraq in July, joining the ranks of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Syria.

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Israeli leaders and foreign ministry officials are furious over reports that the BBC plans to run an investigative piece that probes whether Prime Min

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will travel to Tehran next week to discuss ways of bolstering ties between Beirut and newly re-elected President

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Syrian troops based in Beirut and nearby areas are to "redeploy" in the next few days, the Lebanese army said.

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement will “now retaliate directly against any Israeli troops who shoot civilians on the Lebanese side of the border,” said

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said Wednesday in Rabat that he hoped his talks with King Mohammed would lead to more political, economic and social c

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Lebanon's gross domestic Product (GDP) experienced 0.5 percent growth in 2001's first quarter, breaking a two-year streak of zero or negative economic growth, according to a report obtained Tuesday by

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Lebanon will sign a free trade agreement with Iraq in July, joining the ranks of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Syria, the chief of the Lebanese industrial association was quoted Wednesday, June 13, as say

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The Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water, Mohamed Baydhoun, said his ministry is presently preparing an international tender to excavate gas along Lebanon’s coast.

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The Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water, Mohamed Baydhoun, has recently inaugurated the Deir-Nabbouh Electricity Generation Station in the Dhanya region of Lebanon.

June 13, 2001

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Lebanon’s Interior and Municipalities Minister Elias Murr has renewed his call to municipalities to remove illegally placed advertising billboards.