July 24, 2001
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
Lebanonese Defense Minister Khalil Hrawi rejected Monday calls by several MPs to shorten the current one-year term of compulsory military service for
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri said Monday that a French-led international effort to boost Lebanon's economy would not resume before the fall, p
UN Secretary General Kofi Annan recommended on Monday extending the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) for a six-month pe
July 23, 2001
Israeli warplanes staged mock raids over Lebanese territory Sunday. Meanwhile, a United Nations team arrived in south Lebanon to investigate a videota
Israel returned the body of a Lebanese pilot to his homeland on Monday. The pilot's plane was downed by Israeli warplanes in May, when it penetrated t
Iran is pressuring two rival Lebanese Shiite groups to become friends, according to a report.
More than 200 Kurds gathered at UN House in Beirut on Sunday to demand the release of Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of the Kurdistan Workers
Civil service appointments will be the latest test of domestic political stability in Lebanon, as the country's three top leaders face the challenge o
The International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s latest report on Lebanon encourages the government to press ahead with restructuring and privatization, Lebane
If you're seeking something different from ordinary Arabic music, as well as a new perspective on Arabic politics, you might hear and see the Lebanese hit single Khelsset Sentel 2000
The Lebanese foreign exchange market remained relatively stable in the week ending July 19. The Interbank foreign exchange rate rose to close between Lebanese Pounds 1,512.25-1,514.25.
July 22, 2001
Lebanon’s interior ministry and the World Bank will begin a $130 million program to install a comprehensive traffic signal system in Greater Beirut, s
Unlike previous Latin concerts in Lebanon, Albita has dug up her Cuban roots and fuelled them with modern day jazzy tunes.
Lebanon's economy will grow by 1.3 percent in 2001, snapping a two-year streak of zero or negative economic growth, according to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) draft report obtained Saturday, ju