June 13, 2001
Lebanon’s Interior and Municipalities Minister Elias Murr has renewed his call to municipalities to remove illegally placed advertising billboards.
The Lebanese army said Tuesday that temporary and permanent exemptions from military service would be granted to Lebanese abroad if they met certain c
Lebanon's Higher Council for Privatization announced Tuesday its decision to "amicably" terminate the build-operate-transfer contracts with the nation
Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said on Tuesday that Syria provided vital assistance to Lebanon, and defended its neighbor's controversial military pr
The secretary general of the Lebanese Hizbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, warned Israel on Tuesday that time was running out to win the release of four Israe
On June 15 and 16, the Rahbani cousins, Ziad and Ghassan, will give an open-air concert at the Mont La Salle school in Beirut. Though they’ve been discussing a joint concert
A value added tax (VAT) is to be adopted by Lebanon for the first time, starting next year. The Lebanese cabinet approved the new tax law on June 6, adding a ten percent levy on a wide range of produc
Lebanese private banks in Syrian free zones, launched a year ago as a trailblazer for greater liberalization in Syria's state-controlled economy, are a failure because of administrative restrictions,
June 12, 2001
A Lebanese lawyer has has filed a motion against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, accusing them of military crim
The Lebanese Telecommunications Ministry announced on Monday that it had begun collecting on unpaid phone bills, warning subscribers that delayed paym
Lebanese President Emile Lahoud will travel to Morocco on Wednesday for a two-day official visit, in response to an invitation from King Mohammed.
The Lebanese Hizbollah movement on Monday denied Israeli press reports that Iranian intelligence forces had deployed along the border to gather inform
A delegation from the World Bank met with several Lebanese ministers on Monday to discuss $300 million worth of loans for funding a number of local de
An ugly quarrel that began when Diana Haddad’s husband publicly belittled the talents of Nawal Al Zoghby looks to be headed for a happy ending, thanks to Mamdouh Moussa
Official statistics indicate that the number of ships harboring in Beirut’s seaport during the first four months of 2001 rose by 12 percent, compared with the corresponding period the previous year.