Lebanon

August 9, 2001

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Lebanon and Syria signed two agreements on Wednesday to boost cooperation in land and air transport.

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Israel's ambassador to the UN said on Thursday that objects inspected by Israeli experts at the UN had only small amounts of blood on them, a sign tha

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Beirut's military court has handed down jail terms of five days to one and a half months to dozens of supporters of Christian and anti-Syrian parties

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A recent editorial in the Bulgarian press claims that the country’s deteriorating trade with the Arab world is considered to be detrimental to its economy, especially bearing in mind the debt owed to

August 8, 2001

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Lebanon’s Maronite leader, Nasrallah Sfeir, on Wednesday criticized what he called a wave of state "repression" carried out through the arrests of ant

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A delegation of British businessmen will visit Beirut in September to discuss improving trade ties.

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A bomb blast caused minor damage to a water distribution facility in the Lebanese Bekaa town of Yammouneh on Tuesday.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri arrived in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Tuesday for two days of talks aimed at boosting trade and econom

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The Lebanese Hizbollah movement on Tuesday elected Hassan Nasrallah as its secretary general for a fourth consecutive term.

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Scores of followers of former army commander Gen. Michel Aoun and members of the Lebanese Forces were arrested on Tuesday in a clampdown on the two ha

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Israeli and UN officials agreed Tuesday on the terms for viewing two videotapes connected to the capture of three Israeli soldiers in occupied south L

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Renowned French singer Helene Segara, the current queen of the French chanson, will perform for two consecutive nights at the Casino du Liban in Jounieh on August 11 and 12.

August 7, 2001

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Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said Monday that the state was determined to press ahead with overhauling the public administration.

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Two Greenpeace activists were slightly injured Monday while being manhandled by Lebanese army personnel during an anti-nuclear protest in front of the

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An Israeli delegation arrived in New York Monday to view a videotape made by UN peacekeepers after Hizbollah captured three Israeli soldiers. Meanwhil