Lebanon

November 26, 2001

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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

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An Afro-European committee representing the Meridian soccer tournament is inspecting facilities in Egypt’s cities to choose one as host to the 2003 ch

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In an unprecedented move, the Lebanese Central Bank has frozen three accounts belonging to Lebanese nationals who are suspected of involvement in laun

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Gaber Maamoun Nassar has captured the TV audience this Ramadan with the Egyptian series Justice Has Many Faces, which is on the screens of 25 Arab satellite channels.

November 23, 2001

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Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Wednesday, November 21 the partnership accord which Beirut is to sign with the European Union (EU) within two weeks would act as a catalyst for Lebanon's economic revi

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Kuwait's biggest oil refinery is due to resume operating at its former production capacity of 430,000 barrels per day (bpd) in October 2002 following last year's devastating explosion, KUNA news agenc

November 21, 2001

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Lebanese Defense Minister Khalil Al Hrawi on Wednesday denied reports the Lebanese army was planning to enter Palestinian refugee camps due to "the re

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The US administration must be prepared to provide strong backing to former central command chief Anthony Zinni in his Mideast peace mission, said The