Lebanon

October 21, 2001

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The Arab World is still a global laggard in introducing competition in its communications markets. Across the Arab Countries from the Atlantic Ocean to the Arabian Gulf, fixed services monopolies and

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The Palestinian Al-Quds index led Arab stock markets in a positive week ending Friday, surging 8.7 percent over British Prime Minister Tony Blair's statements on Palestinian statehood, Bakheet Financi

October 20, 2001

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The global anthrax threat reached Israel Thursday, as a senior secretary in the Jerusalem District Court opened an envelope containing suspicious whit

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Bahrain has a $950.9 million plan to modernize the oil industry, covering 10 development projects to be completed by 2005.

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Moroccan Prime Minister Abdel-Rahman Al Youssefi arrived in Beirut Friday for an official visit expected to culminate in a series of cooperation agree

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US investigators, working to untangle the money trail following the September 11 terrorist attacks, have uncovered two bank accounts in the United Ara

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Lebanese singer Majeda Al Roumi has been chosen as an ambassador for the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, making her the first Arab FAO ambassador.

October 18, 2001

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A recently issued report by the Agadir Airport Authority showed that 45,951 foreign tourists visited Agadir last July compared with 45,203 foreign tourists in July 2000.

October 17, 2001

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The Pakistani army was on high alert Wednesday after India reinforced its positions on the border between the two rival countries. The development too

October 16, 2001

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Jordan helped Lebanese security agents foil a recent series of planned attacks on foreign embassies in Beirut, including the US, British and Jordanian

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King Abdullah of Jordan and French President Jacques Chirac agreed Monday on the urgent need to restore the Middle East peace process during a meeting

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Almost a decade ago, the international community had committed to financially supporting the Lebanese farmers in a bid to encourage them to cease drugs cultivation. So far, however, those farmers clai

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 16 - Oct 20, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Forum de Beyrouth, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The 2nd International Trade Fair for Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods, Leisure, Travel and Busines

October 14, 2001

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The heads of Arab airlines urged their governments to ease visa restrictions to boost travel within the region, at a meeting in Cairo on the fallout from last month's terror attacks on the United Stat

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Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states said Saturday October 13 that they will cooperate with the United States and the United Nations in freezing accounts of individuals and groups suspected of