Lebanon

March 20, 2001

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Lebanese industrialists hope that an international food fair opening in Iraq on Tuesday will provide further momentum for a free-trade agreement betwe

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Lebanon’s Parliament convenes on Tuesday for a two-day legislative session with over 45 bills on its agenda.

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Syrian officials have denied that Damascus has deployed army units to the Druze-dominated Chouf mountain amid a rise of tension between Syrian and Dru

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Egyptian actress Elham Shahin is currently undergoing major talks with director Samir Seif to convince him to work on a new movie that tackles the issue of the Lebanese Resistance

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Syria, where no foot-and-mouth outbreak has yet been detected, banned livestock imports as well as derivative products from countries where the disease has been reported, the health ministry said Tues

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Economy and Trade Minister Bassel Fuleihan warned insurance companies operating in Lebanon that the ministry will revoke the licenses of any insurer that fails to raise its capital to at least $1.5 mi

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BLOM Bank SAL, Lebanon’s largest bank in terms of assets and customer deposits, announced plans to distribute $32.52 million, or 42.4 percent of its 2000 net profits in dividends. This would lead to a

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<b>Date:</b> Mar 13 – Mar 17, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Beirut, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The 3rd International Showcase for Luxury Goods, Art de la Table, Silverware, Home Decoration and Arts & Craf

March 19, 2001

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Bulgarian President Petar Stoyanov will visit Lebanon next Tuesday for bilateral talks with his counterpart President Emile Lahoud and other senior of

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Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi said Monday that Lebanon was in the front line against "the Israeli enemy," and called for more regional collabo

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The Lebanese music composer Elias Rahbani was awarded two honorary doctorate by Barington University in Washington and the American University in Istorias, Spain.

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The organizing committee of Dubai’s Shopping Festival announced that the Lebanese diva Fairuz will present a concert at the American University of Dubai on 29th March

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The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has decided to appoint the Lebanese singer Majedah al-Roomi as its international ambassador.

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The Islamic Development Bank offered to finance the construction of two wastewater treatment plants in the Western Bekaa through a $28m interest-free loan. The bank delegation accompanied by represent

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The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) signed last week a low-interest loan agreement that would extend Lebanon SR168.75 million ($45 million) to help renovate the Beirut-Damascus Highway. The fund proj