Lebanon

June 24, 2001

03:00 GMT

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

03:00 GMT

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

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Lebanon will present a draft resolution to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) meeting opening Monday in Mali to demand the release of de

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High-ranking Lebanese and Syrian military officers met Friday in Beirut to review the latest redeployment of Syrian troops in Lebanon.

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The Lebanese government has come under fire from Hizbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah over recent anti-Hizbollah statements made by Prime Mini

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A bomb threat targeting a Jordanian airliner at Beirut airport on Thursday night ended peacefully when the same plane, destined for Amman, left Friday

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Lebanon’s classical vocalist Majida Al Roumi will give two concerts at Unesco Palace on June 22 and 23. Proceeds from tickets sales will be donated to Lebanese NGOs.

June 22, 2001

03:00 GMT

Lebanon's parliament approved a 2001 budget on Thursday with a deficit equivalent to 51 percent of spending, following government pledges to reduce ex

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The US government announced murder and conspiracy charges Thursday against 13 Saudis and one Lebanese man for the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing that kill

June 21, 2001

03:00 GMT

Tension over an alleged diversion of government funds erupted again during Wednesday's budget debate in the Lebanese Parliament, as Druze leader Walid

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Jordan’s 20-day Shabib Festival, which will begin on July 1, will host a bevy of stars

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Lebanese singer Nawal Al Zughbi has chosen Brazil as the site of videos for her new album, Tul Umri.

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Gangs using sophisticated equipment are tapping into Lebanon's telecommunications network, causing losses of $250 million to the state coffers, according to Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.  His disclosur

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Belarus Prime Minister Vladimir Ermoshin ended his two-day visit to Lebanon Wednesday, June 20, after a meeting with Lebanese President Emile Lahoud. He delivered an open invitation for Lahoud to visi

June 20, 2001

03:00 GMT

Seven of the ten thousand Syrian troops stationed in Beirut have left the capital in an unexpected redeployment that started on June 14, Lebanese offi