June 27, 2001
Employees of Lebanese state-owned Middle East Airlines (MEA) vowed Tuesday, June 26, to shut down Beirut airport on July 3 and 4 to protest mass dismissals at the loss-making carrier. Union leader Hus
Hundreds of employees of Lebanon's state-owned Middle East Airlines (MEA) resumed Monday, June 25, a sit-in at the company's headquarters, as chairman Mohamad Hout stood firm on plans for mass dismiss
A senior executive of France Telecom Tuesday, June 26, protested a decision by the Lebanese government to cancel its mobile telephone contract with France Telecom unit Cellis, a government official sa
June 26, 2001
A US federal judge on Monday ordered Iran to pay $323.5 million in damages to Thomas Sutherland, a university administrator who was among 18 Americans
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Tuesday in Cairo that the occupied Shabaa Farms were Lebanese, adding that “Israel should immediately withdr
The World Bank has asked mobile phone operator Cellis, which early this month lost a 10-year contract in Lebanon, to pay back its $100 million loan.
Lebanon and the European Union are scheduled to begin a new round of talks on Wednesday aimed at signing the long-delayed Euro-Med partnership agreeme
The Lebanese Parliament's judicial committee on Monday approved a draft law aimed at scrapping the death penalty for deliberate homicide.
On the face of it, Beirut does not seem quite the city that it did just little more than a week ago. Officially, about 6,000 Syrian troops had withdrawn from the city, but the Syrians have not gone al
June 25, 2001
Lebanese politicians and union leaders are preparing for negotiations to defuse the crisis at the country’s Middle East Airlines (MEA), as indications
Known for her strong, powerful voice that has captured so many hearts throughout the Arab World in the last 15 years, Najwa Karam this week accepted a special award
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived in Cairo Monday, June 25, for talks with Egyptian leaders about bilateral economic cooperation and the Arab-Israeli crisis, Egyptian officials said. Harir
June 24, 2001
The Lebanese Hizbollah movement said its fighters fired for the second consecutive day at Israeli warplanes that entered Lebanese airspace on Sunday.
Middle East issues and economic cooperation will be discussed at the fifth round of meetings by the Higher Egyptian-Lebanese Joint Committee on Sunday
June 23, 2001
A Lebanese cashier at the Batroun branch of Byblos Bank has defrauded depositors of more than $4 million and fled the country with her husband and thr