Lebanon

July 27, 2001

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Beirut has instructed its mission at UN headquarters in New York to resist any attempt to change the mandate of UNIFIL peacekeepers in the south or cu

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Lebanese wishing to visit Jordan will no longer be able to obtain visas at the kingdom’s entry points and will now have to apply for them in advance.

July 26, 2001

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Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb is expected to arrive in Beirut Thursday for talks with his counterpart Rafiq Hariri on bilateral relations, t

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Lebanese businesspeople want the industry ministry to move its headquarters from the Adlieh neighborhood to Beirut Port to help boost exports.

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A Lebanese wild pig hunter accidently shot his brother dead during an outing near Nabatieh in south Lebanon on Wednesday.

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Lebanon’s military tribunal sentenced three men on Wednesday for collaborating with Israel and entering the Jewish state.

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement has condemned Qatar’s decision to allow Israel to take part in the World Trade Organization (WTO) conference in Doha t

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Lebanon’s Parliament votes Thursday on a draft law that would limit the death penalty to certain crimes.

July 25, 2001

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Lebanon’s Education Ministry has fixed official holidays and the start and end of the academic school year for public schools.

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The United Nations team investigating the dispute over a videotape shot in the wake of the capture of three Israeli soldiers on October 7 left Lebanon

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The latest musical achievement from Lebanese singer Melhem Barakat is a rich, interesting, but rather unoriginal album entitled Ahla Thuhour (The Beautiful Appearance).

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Lebanon’s Finance Minster, Fuad Saniora, offered on Tuesday, July 24, $400 million eurobonds with seven years to maturity.

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The Lebanese fundamentalist movement Hizbullah on Tuesday, July 24, said Qatar's decision to accept the presence of an Israeli delegation at the upcoming World Trade Organization (WTO) conference in D

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The Brazil-Arab Nation Forum, a two-day summit bringing together business and political leaders seeking to boost trade, has opened Tuesday, July 24 in Rio de Janeiro.

July 24, 2001

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Jordan’s Social Security Corporation (SSC) on Monday purchased 400,000 Arab Bank shares from Kuwait's General Assembly for Investments in a deal worth