Lebanon

October 11, 2001

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The Egyptian film Asrar Al Banat (Girls Secrets) directed by Magdi Ali Ahmed won the golden award for the best film at Beirut fourth Film Festival for Arab and Middle Eastern Film Contest.

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The heads of five Arab national airlines will meet in Cairo on Saturday October 13 to discuss the fallout from US-led strikes on Afghanistan for the region's aviation industry, Egypt's state MENA news

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The volume of oil exported by Iraq under UN supervision doubled last week from nine to 18 million barrels, one of its highest weekly levels, the United Nations said Tuesday October 9.   In the week

October 10, 2001

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The United States has asked Lebanon for information on six Lebanese suspected of preparing attacks in Kuwait and allegedly linked to Islamist Osama bi

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Afghanistan's ruling Taliban militia on Wednesday claimed that up to 70 civilians had been killed and more than 100 injured since US-led air strikes b

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Participants in an extraordinary meeting of the Organization of the Islamic Conference are circulating a final communiqué condemning terrorism and voi

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Jordan's King Abdullah has recently presented Lebanese singer Walid Tawfiq with a medallion in recognition of the efforts he has made in the field of Arab singing.

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Lebanese mega-singer Sabah and her husband Fadi Lebnan are gearing up to cut an album featuring two duets.

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 2 – Oct 6, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Beirut, Lebanon <b>Specifics:</b> The purpose of the trade show is to discuss the demand for a full range of consumer goods due to the Middle Eas

October 8, 2001

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An MP with Lebanon's Shiite Muslim fundamentalist Hizbollah on Monday condemned the US-led strikes on Afghanistan as "savage" aggression, in a stateme

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Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians and injured another late Monday near the central Gaza Strip's Karni border crossing into Israel, an army spo

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived Sunday evening in Cairo for a two-day visit, during which he is scheduled to meet President Hosni Mubarak

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is due in Jordan later Monday for talks with King Abdullah II on regional and international developments.

October 7, 2001

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The 4th edition of the Beirut Film Festival 2001 is being held between October 3-10 with the participation of feature, short and documentary films from numerous countries.

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Swissair has resumed its flight operations Thursday, with an estimated 50 percent of the scheduled flights operating. The decision was taken after the Swiss government made a credit available to Swiss