Lebanon

November 28, 2001

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Syria’s General Organization for Trade and Distribution (GOTA), the state-owned duty free shops operator, reported a $20 sales volume in the first nine months of 2001. Revenues were the result of a wi

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Interior Minister Michel Murr has warned Lebanese farmers against a return to the planting of opium poppy seeds, newspapers reported Monday, November 26.   \"Security forces will destroy all opium p

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The leader of the European Union delegation to Syria, Marc Pierini, blamed on Monday, November 16 the lack of substantive economic reforms in Syria for delays in negotiating an association agreement w

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Electrolux Medical Systems, the Luxembourg-headquartered medical refrigeration company, is set to expand its Middle East and North African distributor network. \"Expansion of our network is now top pr

November 27, 2001

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Saudi-Lebanese trade is set to increase this year. Saudis imported from Lebanon $62 million worth of goods in the first nine months of 2001, nearing 10 percent of total Lebanese exports during that pe

November 26, 2001

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Zamalek’s defender Bashir Tabei received an official offer from Turkey’s Denzli, after Denzli’s coach liked Tabei’s performance in the Friday match ag

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Lebanon's Qawalin Theatrical Troupe is causing a stir with its bittersweet play Visa, which deals with the lives of Lebanese people who want to leave the country to seek a "normal" life abroad.

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Electronic commerce in the Arab World will reach $5 billion in 2002, estimated senior economist at the National Commercial Bank in Saudi Arabia, Saeed Al-Sheik. In contrast, the Beirut-based IFP Co. e

November 25, 2001

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Egypt’s Gazl Suez has rejected a resignation tendered by its soccer team’s coach, Farid Mimi, following an unexpected 4-0 defeat by Gazl Mahalla.

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A violent storm in Turkey has left four people dead as strong winds and torrential rains lashed much of the country for the past two days.

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Based on Georgette Heyer’s romance novel The Corinthian, the Lebanese writer-producer Marwan Najjar has scripted his new film Mishwar (Picnic).

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Fahed Al Abdulla’s Folkdancing Troupe wowed the crowd at a concert Friday night at the Cairo Opera House to mark the 58th anniversary of Lebanese independence.

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Baghdad accused the United States and Britain on Friday, November 25 of blocking 760 contracts worth $921 million for the import of oil-related equipment to Iraq.   "The American and British represe

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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